Antidepressant

This page contains the most recent discussion threads pertaining to Antidepressant, as well as a list of all of the drugs falling within this category.


Antidepressant Overview

Antidepressants are drugs used for the treatment of major depressive disorder and other conditions, including dysthymia, anxiety disorders, obsessive–compulsive disorder, eating disorders, chronic pain, neuropathic pain and, in some cases, dysmenorrhoea, snoring, migraine, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), addiction, dependence, and sleep disorders. They may be prescribed alone or in combination with other medications. The most important classes of antidepressants are the...

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effexor mixed 5658 dan

I normally take Effexor and I was wondering if it was alright to mix it with the muscle relaxer 5658 dan ## Hello, Ashley! How are you? No, these two medications should actually not be mixed! They can both increase serotonin levels and it can be life threatening if your levels go to high. Please do not mix these medications, unless your doctor has specifically said that it's safe for you to do so. Learn more Effexor details here. Learn more Cyclobenzaprine details here. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Good catch. This person could have easily ended up with serotonin storm.

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Wellbutrin XL

anti anxiety ## I am trying to figure out how to get off of the Wellbutrin xl 15o mg. i take 1 per day in the morning. It is making me throw up. I am going to start splitting it in half for a week. Then I am going to stop it all together the next week. ## I am not an expert by any means, but if XL stands for "extended release" you are not supposed to cut the pills because it changes the way the drug is released.... like you get it much faster.... ## That is correct, you should not cut, break, or crush a time released tablet, such as this, since it could cause you to get too much of the medication, at once, which may result in overdose, according to FDA warnings. Its typical side effects are listed as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth, and irritability. Ov...

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Alembic Fluoxetine Make Me Sick

I've been taking a generic green & white capsule of 20 mg Prozac (fluoxetine) for a few years. My pharmacy gave me blue capsules mfg by alembic this time & I am feeling so sick for 4 days now. I thought I had a stomach bug, but I've never had a bug linger this long. I had diarrhea & vomiting on day 2 & 3, jittery sleep, then deep bouts of sleep, bad headache, night sweats & nightmares. ## Ditto! I almost puked this am, and have been sick all day. Had major side effects after my pharmacy switched me to blue caps. Was taking Sandoz white and green for years with no problem. I called my pharmacy and requested alternative as I can’t barf every day ## I recently got a refill and my pharmacy switched to Alembic generic (dark blue capsules). I took it only abo...

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white smallhas the letter SL written on the top with a solid line going through the middle and the number 433 on bottom of the solid line

pill is small, white and has a solid line in the middle and on the top of the solid line in capital letter is SL and on the bottom of the solid line if the number 433 and when yo take the pill it makes you feel like you are in a drunk almost zombie state. ## Pliva Inc. lists this tablet as containing 50mgs of Trazodone, which is an antidepressant that is also used to treat insomnia. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, drowsiness, sedation, mood changes, and weight changes. The inactive ingredients may include: silicon dioxide lactose anhydrous magnesium stearate microcrystalline cellulose sodium starch glycolate type A potato What do you describe as feeling drunk? Can you be more specific?

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Lexapro Withdrawal

I have been taking Lexapro 10mg once a day for about a year. I have had many unwanted side effects which according to my doctor there are very few side effects from Lexapro. He says it is a clean drug. Wrong. It did nothing to help me and I want off. My doctor refused to give me anti-anxiety meds to help with the withdrawals from Lexapro because once again, there are no withdrawals from Lexapro. Why do doctors lie about this. Why do pharmaceutical companies lie about this? I have read so much about people just losing it while trying to stop taking Lexapro. I have not taken it in about ten days after weaning off for about two months from 10mg to 2 mg a day. My nerves are a wreck, I am extremely irratable, and have slight headaches. This is a horrible drug with many long lasting withdrawa...

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cynbolta

antidepressent ## I'm looking for info on Cynbolta. It is being considered for my mother -- 80 years old and seriously depressed. She also suffers from Alzheimers and Parkinsons. Other antidepressants (eg:Paxil) have proved inneffective and havae had serious gastro-intestinal side effects. Does anyone have an experiences regarding this drug that can be shared? ## Were you referring to the medication Cymbalta? it contains the active ingredient Duloxetine, and is used to treat depression, as well as anxiety. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth, mood changes, and weight changes. It didn't work for me, or for my husband, but there is no way to say how it might work for someone else. Has she started it, yet?

Updated in Paxil
blue Fluoxetine causes heartburn

Recently my pharmacy began giving me a new version of fluoxetine, which I have taken for MANY years with no problems.... however the blue fluoxetine gives me horrible heart burn. I use to take them at night before bed, but couldn't sleep, so decided to start taking them in the morning and still get the heartburn. I don't take them with any other meds. I tried an empty stomach, and after eating, but the results are still the same. I also get a bad headache (I think from the heartburn.) Has anyone figured out how to avoid this problem? ## Hi Jen, I truly believe that the root cause of this specific heartburn side effect lies within the "inactive" ingredients found in the blue Fluoxetine pill. Reason I say that is because, when you switch brand names or manufacturers, the d...

Updated in Fluoxetine
Viibryd

Going to start it tomorrow. Anyone else taking it and how do you like it? Thanks, ls ## Started taking it on 07-13. Coming off of Effexor and Lexapro. ## Thanks, and keep me updated on how you feel. I take Welbutrin and am adding this med. Used to take Lexapro with the Welbutrin, but it just make me feel like nothing, so I got off it. Hopefull, and from what I have read, this is a lot better!! ## Will do! Am very hopeful as well. Lot of anxiety during the transition, but I think that's the Effexor getting out of my system. ## I have never taken it, but can provide a little information about it. It contains the active ingredient Vilazodone and it is approved for the treatment of major depressive disorder. Unlike similar medications, it has been shown to help in as little as one week,...

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wellbutrin xl 150mg

little tiny white pills to loose wieght &quit smoking ## how does wellbutrin 150mg help you to quit smoking? HOW DO YOU KNOW ITS WORKING ## It is not usually a tiny pill, they are usually a bit bigger and thicker than an Aspirin. Are there any markings on the tablets? Can you please post back and clarify? Sissy, overall it is an antidepressant that can also help reduce the cravings to smoke. Years ago, it was frequently sold under the brand name Zyban, specifically to help with smoking cessation. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, headache, dry mouth, nervousness, and weight loss.

Updated in Wellbutrin
Is this a Fluoxetine pill?

A109 20 mg dark blue oval capsule ## I also got the blue generic fluoxetine made by northstar and they made me crazy!!! I just called the manufacturer and they are taking this seriously: they are sending me a kit to send back the pills and they will consult with the FDA. Please call them to tell them the pills are bad. Northstar RX LLC Toll Free: 1-800-206-7821 ## I, too, received the Northstar fluoxetine and have been taking it for 8 days and was wondering what was wrong with me. It's like taking nothing--all the depression, weepiness, ups and downs are back. Please help me. ## CALL THEM!!! And call your doctor!! Get new "clean" pills and tell your doctor what happened. Northstar has been extremely diligent in reporting this to the appropriate authorities. You have to help ...

Updated in Fluoxetine

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