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Can weaning off Lexapro (escitalopram) cause extreme back pain?

Can weaning off Lexapro (escitalopram) cause extreme back pain?

Not common: Lexapro (escitalopram) is usually used for depression, and sometimes for some chronic pain syndromes. It is not a common cause of back pain, but back/neck/shoulder pain is listed as a possible side effect in about 3% of people taking it. And anyone can have any reaction to any drug. So even if not common it may be true for that person. Extreme back pain would suggest another problem, so get it checked. ...Read more

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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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Could cymbalta (duloxetine) increase pain tolerance?

Could cymbalta (duloxetine) increase pain tolerance?

Yes: Cymbalta (duloxetine) can be used to manage chronic pain (neuropathic), if that is what you mean pain tolerance, the answer's yes. ...Read more

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Can Prozac (fluoxetine) make physical pain worse?

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Can Prozac (fluoxetine) make physical pain worse?

Prozac (fluoxetine): Not uncommon initial reaction to Prozac (fluoxetine) due to elevation in serotonin levels, subsides with time. ...Read more

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Can i take vicodin for back pain while i'm taking zoloft (sertraline)?

Can i take vicodin for back pain while i'm taking zoloft (sertraline)?

Yes if prescribed: Yes you can if prescribed by your doctor, you can. ...Read more

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Could Prozac (fluoxetine) help with sciatic nerve pain?

Could Prozac (fluoxetine) help with sciatic nerve pain?

Unlikely: I would not expect Prozac (fluoxetine) to be of any benefit in the treatment of sciatica pain. ...Read more

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Is chest pain normal when starting zoloft (sertraline)?

Is chest pain normal when starting zoloft (sertraline)?

No: Chest pain is not normal no matter what medication you are starting. See your doctor immediately. ...Read more

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Sciatica pain 8wks severe muscle spasms thigh and calf no foot reflex. what pain relief?. codeine,naproxen tramadol paracetamol endep (amitriptyline) no effect

Cause???: you have to find out what is causing the damage to your S1 nerve. your wasting your time with just symptomatic therapy, have to get to the root of the cause. pinched nerve due to disk? periformis syndrome?? neuropathy?? ...Read more

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Stomach pain associated with abilify (aripiprazole)?

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Stomach pain associated with abilify (aripiprazole)?

Abilify (aripiprazole): Common side effect when starting or increasing the dose. ...Read more

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What pain relievers can be taken with zoloft (sertraline)?

What pain relievers can be taken with zoloft (sertraline)?

Pain Relievers: Tylenol, (acetaminophen) aspirin, Motrin other nsaid's. However, if you are experiencing GI upset due to zoloft, you might want to forgo the nsaid's. ...Read more

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Wellbutrin4anxiety, lansoprazole4reflux, plaquenil4an ai. Ibs&gastroparisis. Elavil (amitriptyline) for nerve pain &zantac 4 nite gas bloat. Can i take melatonin?

Wellbutrin4anxiety, lansoprazole4reflux, plaquenil4an ai. Ibs&gastroparisis. Elavil (amitriptyline) for nerve pain &zantac 4 nite gas bloat. Can i take melatonin?

That is a lot of: Medications, plus alcohol. You should consult with your doctor or pharmacist to see if there are any interactions among the meds you already take. Adding melatonin would be complicating things even more. ...Read more

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Is venlafaxine better the cymbalta (duloxetine) for nerve pain ?

Is venlafaxine better the cymbalta (duloxetine) for nerve pain ?

They are: Not the same but in the same category as SNRI'S (Seratonin Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors). So bottom line, since everyone is different, you would have to just try one. I will say this: watch out for withdrawal symptoms or side effects such as headaches, sweats, shakes, and irritability. If that happens you have to wean off extremeve slowly always under psychiatric supervision. ...Read more

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Pain with Suboxone eithdrawal?

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Withdrawal: Pain & discomfort from withdrawal is short-lasting, & usually responds to nsaids. Talk to your doc. ...Read more

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Can 10mg of Lexapro (escitalopram) cause a constant nagging pain in head?

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Can 10mg of Lexapro (escitalopram) cause a constant nagging pain in head?

Lexapro (escitalopram): If pain onset coincided with the start of taking lexapro, (escitalopram) yes it could be. Please discuss with your prescribing doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Zoloft (Definition)

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