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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sertraline (Definition)

Also called zoloft, (sertraline) is one of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, with antidepressant/anti-anxiety actions. May cause headaches, nausea & ...Read more


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Is wellbutrin (bupropion) for ADHD and depression?

Is wellbutrin (bupropion) for ADHD and depression?

Wellbutrin (bupropion) is used: To treat depression. It is excellent for atypical depression. I have seen it used for adhd - but usually when more typical adhd medication were not an option. (off label). ...Read more

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Would Strattera work for my ADHD? Effexor (venlafaxine) made my anxiety worse. Also have MDD and GAD. Taking Ritalin and Zoloft. Ritalin causing GAD to b worse

Would Strattera work for my ADHD? Effexor (venlafaxine) made my anxiety worse. Also have MDD and GAD. Taking Ritalin and Zoloft. Ritalin causing GAD to b worse

Possibly: Strattera (atomoxetine)'s mode of action is like that of the tricyclic antidepressants. As a result it might have a positive effect on anxiety . It might make your inattentiveness better, especially if the anxiety is contributing. Speak to your doctor about Strattera (atomoxetine) and stopping Ritalin if it is making your anxiety symptoms worse. ...Read more

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Been seeing docs since childhood. ADHd, bipolar, anxiety. On lamictal, lithium, klonopin, vyvanse, opana and symbyax (fluoxetine and olanzapine). Chief complaint anhedonia.advice?

Drug interactions: Your symptoms are possibly related to the number and types of medications that you are taking. Please consult your psychiatrist or personal physician for a complete medication review. ...Read more

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Ritalin and Zoloft (sertraline) 200mg if ok?

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Ritalin and Zoloft (sertraline) 200mg if ok?

Zoloft (sertraline): Some stomach upset if taken same time on empty stomach, otherwise ok. ...Read more

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Prozac (fluoxetine) with Adderall and crack?

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Prozac (fluoxetine) combo: Not best combo since crack adds to the agitation and irritability and can interfere with Prozac (fluoxetine) action. Add to that the legal ramifications. ...Read more

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Im on Zoloft (sertraline) 50mg and Risperdal 0.25 for GAD can Risperdal work alone without zoloft (sertraline)?

Im on Zoloft (sertraline) 50mg and Risperdal 0.25 for GAD can Risperdal work alone without zoloft (sertraline)?

Combination: At the very low dose of Risperdal you are taking is possible that the combination is what is making it more effective. You can discuss with your doctor, and suggest a trial. Since it is only a matter of trial and error, if it does not work, you will know for sure. ...Read more

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Im on Zoloft and Buspar (buspirone) and Risperdal for deeprassnt can Risperdal bi replace to remeron? For insomnia and anxiety and deeprassnt? ??

Im on Zoloft and Buspar (buspirone) and Risperdal for deeprassnt  can Risperdal bi replace to remeron? For insomnia and anxiety and deeprassnt? ??

Different rationale.: The Buspar (buspirone) is often used for anxiety but it may take time for it to work. Zoloft is an antidepressant of the SSRI class , Risperdal is an antipsychotic but is used in small doses for severe anxiety. Remeron is an atypical antidepressant and is used more to stimulate appetite or improve your sleep. Please discuss this with your doctor. He has specific reasons for the use of each drug. ...Read more

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Abilify (aripiprazole) and celexa. Would these help with GAD and tremors?

Abilify (aripiprazole) and celexa. Would these help with GAD and tremors?

Yes.: If the tremors are due to anxiety, Celexa and Abilify (aripiprazole) help by alleviating your anxiety. You have to keep in mind that Abilify (aripiprazole) can also cause extrapyramidal side-effects. one of which is akinesia, fine tremors, tight muscle which gets more pronounced with increase dosage. These are the reasons your doctor has to follow you up closely, to monitor the response and side-effects. ...Read more

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Can strattera (atomoxetine) be used for anxiety and ocd?

Can strattera (atomoxetine) be used for anxiety and ocd?

I haven't seen it: Used this way before. It is indicated for add/adhd. However, who knows? Maybe this is a new brilliant off -label use. ...Read more

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Do strattera (atomoxetine) help with anxiety and depression ??

Do strattera (atomoxetine) help with anxiety and depression ??

No since: it has never been found to be effective nor indicated for bona fide depression or anxiety. It was originally developed as an antidepressant but instead was found to have a a somewhat better effect on increasing focus with most common side effects related to mechanism of action of increasing norepinephrine (noradrenaline) levels eg palpitations, hot flashes, headaches. ...Read more

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Celexa (citalopram) and risperidone. Are these two together help for GAD and tremors?

Celexa (citalopram) and risperidone. Are these two together help for GAD and tremors?

Yes.: Celexa (citalopram) helps with depression which is often associated with anxiety. GAD causes excessive anxiety and worry fatigue, irritability, restlessness, muscle tension, poor concentration and sleep disturbance which then causes depression. Sometimes minor tranquilizers work but when the anxiety reaches psychotic proportions, Risperdal and drugs in this class are used. ...Read more

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Can paxil (paroxetine) and ritalin work well together for depression?

Can paxil (paroxetine) and ritalin work well together for depression?

Yes,you will be less: depressed and have much more energy to do things ...Read more

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Vyvanse and wellbutrin (bupropion) for add and depression, is that okay?

Vyvanse and wellbutrin (bupropion) for add and depression, is that okay?

Yes: Those two meds can be used together to treat those disorders. Unfortunately they will not overlap and provide benefit for both disorders. There is always the potential for some type of drug interaction or to just not feel well with both meds on board so it is importannt to have close follow up with the prescribing provider ...Read more

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Which antidepressant works best with Ritalin and is approved for social anxiety? Prozac, Citalopram, Lexapro (escitalopram) does not working/help my depression.

Which antidepressant works best with Ritalin and is approved for social anxiety? Prozac, Citalopram,  Lexapro (escitalopram) does not working/help my depression.

Wellbutrin (bupropion) : Wellbutrin (bupropion) would be a good choice here. It works great for depression and also has positive effects on focus for adhd. Be sure and mention anxiety to your doc at next visit, it may be exacerbating your anxiety as well. ...Read more

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Are lamitrogine and wellbutrin (bupropion) helpful with bipolar depression, energy, and mental clarity?

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Are lamitrogine and wellbutrin (bupropion) helpful with bipolar depression, energy, and mental clarity?

Lamictal: Lamictal is excellent mood stabilizers as long as you do not develop rash as dose is raised, although rare. Wellbutrin (bupropion) is used cautiously in depressed phase of bipolar, watching out for signs of agitation or irritability or pressured speech. ...Read more

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Can wellbutrin (bupropion) 150 taking with Zoloft and Risperdal for GAD and depression and can boost memory and sex drive and energy?

Can wellbutrin (bupropion) 150 taking with Zoloft and Risperdal for GAD and depression and can boost  memory and sex drive and energy?

Maybe: Welbutrin is sometimes rprescribed to counter adverse sexual side effects of some antidepressants such as Zoloft (sertraline). I can not predict if it will give you more energy. Sometimes it causes decreased appetite. ...Read more

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Do celexa and Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) interact?

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Do celexa and Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) interact?

Celexa/Vyvanse: Should be safe combinbation if prescribed by one physician who is monitoring progress. Recommend taking vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) in morning & Celexa in the evening. ...Read more

Dr. Carla Enriquez
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (Adhd) (Definition)

A brain disorder characterized by inattentiveness, hyperactivity, and impulsivity that interferes with daily functioning or mental and social development. ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Zoloft (Definition)

Zoloft is a serotonin reuptake blocker which is a kind of ...Read more