Taking 20 mg adderall bid for binge-eating disorder. Also 30mg lexapro (escitalopram) qd for dep. Need adderall tapering schedule that won't cause dep. To worsen.
First do no harm. 'Primum non nocere' - you need to be doing this with your physician/ psychiatrist. It is not standard of care for us to just provide a taper schedule. Please do this under direct physician care.
I've been struggling very badly with binge eating and it's cause me to become depressed. My doctor says I have a binge eating disorder but she precribed me lexapro. Do you think this is the right medicine for my problem?
Good choice. EAting disorder is a complicated problem and one aspect of treatment includes management of depression with medication as well as counseling. First line medications are SSRI Meds, which help to break the cycle of repetetive thoughts. Lexapro has less side effects than some of the other SSRI drugs, so stick with it. Medication takes time to work and may need dose adjustment. Read more...