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I currently take 50mg zoloft daily. I've been on for one year for post partum depression. I'm ready to begin weaning. What schedule do you recommend?

I really believe. you need to get this information from your prescribing medical provider. As a psychiatrist, I can make recommendations. But if I was your provider I would be pretty upset if you went to a general medical information site for treatment recommendations vice bringing it to me in person. Read more...

I've been prescribed ativan for post partum depression. Is like to switch to cymbalta (duloxetine) as I heard the side effects are better it's easier wean off????

Trust your Doctor. Ativan is used for short term treatment of anxiety. Cymbalta (duloxetine) is used as a last resort in most women suffering from postpartum depression. It may be best to seek counseling before jumping to medications. Speak with your doctor. Read more...
No ativan (lorazepam) Ativan is NOT a great drug for post partum depression. Ativan treats anxiety, not depression. Ask your doctor about lexapro. Cymbalta (duloxetine) can also be used as can prozac. Best of luck to you. Read more...