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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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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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I suffer from anxiety and depresion. Can i take Zoloft and pristiq (desvenlafaxine) along with xanax..

I'm old fashioned: I have a feeling that more and more people are self diagnosing and selecting the drugs the want to take. I'm almost always against this idea. Helping your doctor make these decisions is fine - even important - but i think it should be their responsibility. Please discuss this with the doctor and work together. ...Read more

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Have ibs-c and continuous intestinal and colon pain, anxiety.Celexa (citalopram) and antispasmodics don't help with pain.Suggestions/alternatives?

Have ibs-c and continuous intestinal and colon pain, anxiety.Celexa (citalopram) and antispasmodics don't help with pain.Suggestions/alternatives?

See your doctor: I'd go back to my doctor until he/she finds the right potion for my symptoms. You may want to consider a second opinion. ...Read more

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Didn't feel Lexapro (escitalopram) helped my anxiety, so Dr. added Buspirone. Can Buspirone can control anxiety by itself? I'd like to drop the Lexapro (escitalopram).

Medication effects: Thank you for informing about Canker sore, Hernia surgery and Colostomy. These stresses likely have caused Anxiety. Using with Lexapro can increase the risk of serious Serotonin Syndrome. It can be up to 2 weeks before Buspirone will work. Discuss with Psychiatrist •Decreasing and then discontinuing Lexapro •Therapy for stresses in your life •Ativan or Xanax (alprazolam) for Anxiety •Breathing Relaxation. ...Read more

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Can i take Cymbalta (duloxetine) 30mg and 25mg Zoloft both together because Cymbalta (duloxetine) good for anxiety and Zoloft help me for deeprtion?

Can i take Cymbalta (duloxetine) 30mg and 25mg Zoloft both together because Cymbalta (duloxetine) good for anxiety and Zoloft help me for deeprtion?

Don't know why: you would want to do that. Cymbalta (duloxetine) can help with both anxiety & depression. Zoloft can also treat both anxiety & depression. Combining them could increase risk for serotoninergic syndrome. See you are also on ativan and risperidal. Please take only as directed by your physician/ psychiatrist. ...Read more

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Can I take miralax or milk of magnesia with Zoloft and Xanax (alprazolam)?

Can I take miralax or milk of magnesia with Zoloft and Xanax (alprazolam)?

Medication effects: Both Zoloft and Xanax (alprazolam) can cause constipation. Zoloft may cause an irregular heart rhythm that may be serious. The risk is increased with low blood levels of magnesium or potassium, which can occur with excessive use of Miralax or Milk of Magnesia. See Psychiatrist for Diagnosis, Medication benefits and side effects of Zoloft and Xanax (alprazolam) , other Medications; and Therapy for stress in your life ...Read more

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Can tramadol help with anxity and depression instead of taking zoloft, (sertraline) Prozac ect.

Can tramadol help with anxity and depression instead of taking zoloft, (sertraline) Prozac ect.

Tramadol: Tramadol is a pain killer. Zoloft (sertraline) or Prozac are anti-depressants. They are different classes of medications. Please discuss it further with your doctor before taking tramadol for depression or anxiety. ...Read more

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Been on celexa (citalopram) for a month for depression and anxitey and before battled chronic constipation. After taking celexa (citalopram) I have no constipation why?

Been on celexa (citalopram) for a month for depression and anxitey and before battled chronic constipation. After taking celexa (citalopram) I have no constipation why?

Celexa (citalopram) can do it: Meds. Like Celexa (citalopram) can have side effects. One of them is diarrhea. However, if your depression was causing your constipation and Celexa (citalopram) works and you are no longer depressed then constipation is also ended. ...Read more

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I am on Lexapro (escitalopram) for some time now.I have excessive sweating and no sex drive.Would changing to remeron help and could I change without weaning Lexapro (escitalopram)

I am on Lexapro (escitalopram) for some time now.I have excessive sweating and no sex drive.Would changing to remeron help and could I change without weaning Lexapro (escitalopram)

Answered before: I have answered this question before. Mirtazapine (Remeron) generally has fewer sexual side effects than escitalopram, however, mirtazapine can have other side effects that escitalopram does not have. Talk to your physician about switching and you and he/she can decide together. NEVER abruptly stop a psychiatric medication or try to taper/change medications except under a physician's care. ...Read more

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Took 300 mg/day of theanine for anxiety, but now on Lexapro 10 mg, but the theanine helped quickly, like xanax (alprazolam). Can I take both lexapro and theanine?

Took 300 mg/day of theanine for anxiety, but now on Lexapro 10 mg, but the theanine helped quickly, like xanax (alprazolam).  Can I take both lexapro and theanine?

Theanine is suppleme: Theanine is supplement so there usually is not reliable research available. Lexipro is an SSRI antidepressant There shouldn't be any problem with a trial of both of these meds in the dosage you mentioned . If you had any apparent side effects I would discuss them with your psychiatrist ...Read more

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Can i combine koerean ginseng and lexapro (escitalopram)?

Not a Good Idea: Taking ginkgo along with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (ssris) antidepressants -- including escitalopram (lexapro) -- may cause serotonin syndrome. This condition is characterized by rigidity, tachycardia (fast heart rate), hyperthermia (high body temperature), restlessness, and diaphoresis (sweating). ...Read more

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Can i take 10 mil of Adderall with 10 mil Buspar (buspirone) and .25 of Xanax together. Sometimes i get testy and anxiety and confused?

Can i take 10 mil of Adderall with 10  mil Buspar (buspirone) and .25 of Xanax together.  Sometimes i get testy and anxiety and confused?

Are you stating that: You become testing, anxiety ; confused with this combination of meds- if yes, discuss with your doctor. Checked this with a drug interaction checker ; no significant interactions were noted with buspar, (buspirone) Adderall and xanax. However, that is not a 100% guarantee. ...Read more

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Im m on Zoloft (sertraline) 50mg I have low libidoI I tried many inti depression not working can wellbutren hellp boost libido and witch beter wellbutren ir or xl?

Im m  on Zoloft (sertraline) 50mg I have low libidoI I tried many inti depression not working can wellbutren hellp boost libido and witch beter wellbutren ir or xl?

XL Wellbutrin (bupropion): There is a lower incidence of decreased libido with wellbutrin (bupropion) VS. SSRIs such as zoloft- but it can occur. In respect to IR vs. XL, I would personally opt for the XL, as it keeps the levels of the drug more steady throughout the day. ...Read more

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Can mixing Zoloft (sertraline) and pexeva be bad for u?

Can mixing Zoloft (sertraline) and pexeva be bad for u?

Pexeva and zoloft (sertraline): The drugs that you are mentioning are of the same category called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor. Although it is not usual to prescribe at the same time each practitioner uses clinical judgement to treat. Often such combinations can usually mean various things such as the patient is not responding, the wrong diagnosis is possible or the patient may be having another medical issue. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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