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Cymbalta And Weight Gain
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I gained 68 lbs while on Abilify. Now four years later my weight is still 30 lbs over my normal. I still have some depression and very severe anxiety so my doc wants me to try cymbalta 20mg once a day. I would rather be depressed than severely overweight. Anyone know if cymbalta tends to cause weight gain or loss? ## Actually, one of its most common side effects is decreased appetite, so it might actually cause weight loss. Learn more Duloxetine details here. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Hi, I have been on cymbalta for about 4 years now, after a suicide attempt. I started off on one capsule a day which wasn't enough so it was increased to 2 a day. I fell in love with life again. I find it amazing and I can't do without them. HOWEVER! My weight has increased dramati...
Updated 36 minutes ago in Cymbalta.
 
f APO1100 off white med size round tab
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found a med size round tab scored on one side with APO/1100 any idea what this might be? ## I think the imprint you are seeing might be APO T100, and Apotex lists it as containing 100mgs 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, headache, and dry mouth. Are there any other questions?
Updated 7 hours ago in Trazodone.
 
Wellbutrin for drug and alcohol addiction
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I spent most of my 20's addicted to cocaine and alcohol. I have struggled with pretty severe anxiety and depression since I was a teen due to some traumatic life experiences. I took these substances to self-medicate. My doctor suggested some sort of medication to help. I researched and I was initially attracted to Wellbutrin because of the lack of sexual side effects and weight gain issues that are normally associated with ssri's. I began taking Wellbutrin 2.5 months ago and I can honestly say it has changed my life. I started on 150mg of bupropion xl. The first day I took it I felt a bit tense and a little jittery. The second day I felt euphoria. I remember thinking "Wow is this what people normal feel like?". This went away on the third day. In the next couple weeks I ...
Updated 1 day ago in Wellbutrin.
 
best time of day to take brintellix
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I can't seem to figure out what is the best time to take my trintellix... am or pm. I've been on trintellix for a little over a month and don't sleep very well and stay very tired during the day but I had these problems before I began trintellix so how am I supposed to figure out the best time of day to take it??? I've been taking it at night but switched to taking it in the morning today amd can't tell any change. I just want to take it at the time of day it will help me the most.... Thanks!
Updated 1 day ago in Brintellix.
 
Brintellix (Trintellix) withdrawal
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Started 10 mg Trintellix 3 weeks ago. Vomiting at least 2x a day and constant nausea, fatigue, muscle and back pain. Trying to wean off it - doctor said take it every second day for a week then go see her. What is the normal time frame for withdrawal? I am terrified of this drug. I am diabetic and it is making my sugars wildly fluctuate too. ## Called Lundbeck (canadian office in Montreal) today to get advice on how to wean off/stop taking Trintellix. Shocked to be told "there is NO protocol for weaning/stopping this drug. You have to let your doctor decide how to proceed"! "Everyone has a different reaction". My doctor is away for a week so. My pharmacist and I are trying to figure something out, but I am absolutely stunned at Lundbeck's answer ## Hi Judy, Sorry to ...
Updated 1 day ago in Brintellix.
 
Hemp oil for anxiety
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Has anyone has success with hemp oil for anxiety? I take lexapro, 2 mg klonipin daily, buspar 60 mg daily, and 900 mg gabapentin daily. I recently went 37 days with no anxiety. But now I've had it 7 days in a row. Idk what causes it I've been fighting it for a year now. I'm wondering if anyone's had any luck with hemp oil. I don't live in a state where marijuana is legal or I'd be tempted to try it. I feel like I'm missing out on my life.
Updated 1 day ago in Lexapro.
 
how long for lexapro to start working
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About 5 or 6 weeks ago I started Lexapro. I was on paxil for about 20 years and it felt like it just pooped out and stopped working so i needed a change. First we tried wellburtirn, that didnt work out too well then Lexapro. worked up to 15mg at this point at about week 6 and still having panic and anxiety feelings. I dont know if I need an increase, more time or what. I am also on buspar 30mg twice a day. I just feel like its been so long since ive felt "myself'. I m getting so frustrated and not feeling like playing spin the wheel of fortune game to try another med. I feel like im in and endless battle and im never going to win. Just looking for advice or some words of wisdom form others who possibly have had similar issues with Lexapro and the time it takes to actually start ...
Updated 2 days ago in Lexapro.
 
deltacortril 5mg use for what
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My doctor put me on deltacortril 5mg for a rash i had on forehead, at first he put me 5 a day for 6 months then after 6 months 3 a day the next week 2 a day and 1a day, now i feel very low and depressed now, I was taken alexapro for depression before i started taken deltacortril, the doctor took me off alexpro. Should you think i go back on alexapro.thank you ## I had rash on my face. Wouldn't clear up so my doctor put me on deltacortril 5mg. 5 tablets a day. As i was on alexapro for depression he told me not to take alexapro whilst i'm taken deltacortril.now i'm coming down off deltacortril to one a day and i am feeling miserable pains shoulders and arms and strange feeling in my head. Is this normal? or should i go back on alexapro. Tank you. ## Yes, this tablet contains P...
Updated 2 days ago in Prednisolone.
 
White round pill 93 7382
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What is a white round pill with 9 | 3 on one side and 7382 on the other? ## Teva Pharmaceuticals lists this tablet as being a very pale orange, and they list it as containing 75mgs of Venlafaxine, which is an SNRI antidepressant. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, mood changes, and weight changes. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 2 days ago in Venlafaxine.
 
Duloxetine 60 mg
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I have been taking Teva Duloxetine 60 mg everyday since 2008 for fibromyalgia. My last refill my pharmacy switched manufactures to Solco. They said same thing. IT WAS NOT! My fibromyalgia is worse and I am dizzy and can hardly walk. I feel like I am going through withdrawal. Pharmacist is changing me back. Solco didn't seem like it was the same strength and may be since the capsules were a lot smaller! ## Was this through Walgreen's? Was told the same when picking up my sister's 30mg prescription yesterday and saw that the pills were different. She didn't start taking the pills yet bcuz she still has 3 of the Teva brand left over. I'm afraid they won't take them back if there is a problem once she begins taking the new brand. The pills were like $400. Manufacture...
Updated 2 days ago in Duloxetine.
 
Took lexaspro by mistake
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Hey i am a 20 year old girl I accidently took my mother's medicine named nexito ls yesterday night containing 10mg escitalopram and 0.25 mg clonazepm I slept a little but then woke up unable to sleep thereafter.. I anyway often have difficulty with sleeping, i won't call it hardcore insomnia but yes.. I hope the sleepless was because if the thing already have and not because of the pill I took can anyone please tell me this and also if ill be fine? Help is appreciated. Thankyou ## Hi I m Nuzhat I m about 25 yrs old I m suffering from depression but I have no problem my sleep but my doctor suggest me nexito plus. Now I want to know nexito plus is only for sleeping tablet because I have no problem my sleep Can I use nexito plus
Updated 2 days ago in Lexapro.
 
Effects of Long Term Amitriptyline Use on the Heart
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After 20 years of taking amitriptyline for headaches I would like to find people who have had any heart related side effects after long term amitriptyline use. ## Very little is known about the long-term effects of most drugs for depression. The biggest problem reported currently is relapse, when the medication is discontinued. You can read more about antidepressants here: As to any cardiac effects, I am only finding warnings that problems may occur if it is used with some specific other medications. Does anyone else know anything about this? ## I have been on Elavil for 20 years and 100mg at bedtime and I don't recommend anyone taking it long term. I have heart palpatations every day which was determined from Dr. that it was hormonal, but I don't believe it. I tried to decrease...
Updated 3 days ago in Amitriptyline.
 
Imipramine long term usage
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I have been taking Imipramine for my panic and anxiety disorder for 23 years. I am now up to 150 milligrams per day. It is still working for my anxiety, but over the last year I'm starting to have weird symptoms. Fast heart beat (went to cardio doctor a few years ago and he says it was normal) heart fluttering, excessive sweating while exercising, facial numbness, body twitching, fatigue, dizziness. I also just turned 50 and am e o weir called big menopausal symptoms. I'm a mess!! It is very hard to find any articles on very long term I promise use. Anyone have any experience with any of these symptoms?? ## Like I think you said it could be very well due to menopause and/or a combination of your body adjusting to the tofranil with less hormones. I seriously doubt that after 23 y...
Updated 3 days ago in Imipramine.
 
viibryd hair loss
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After discontinuing Viibryd, has anyone noticed their hair NOT becoming thick again? I've been on 60 mg for about 8 months. My hair is now falling out by the handfuls.. I have an appointment to see my dr. next week but I'm terrified my hair won't grow back! Not to sound self centered or shallow but I adore my hair! Had I of known this was a side effect I'd never agreed to try this medication. I'm terrified, as I've already stated, but I am also angry that this information isn't given by drug reps who push these meds! I pay 277$ a month for this RX & now have to worry about withdrawals, my hair possibly not growing back & adjusting to a new medication. Any replies are welcome & will be appreciated! ## Hello, Amanda! How are you? I'm very sorry ...
Updated 4 days ago in Viibryd.
 
VENLAFAXINE HCL 75MG 24HR SA CAP
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I have been on Cymbalta for RSD/CRPS pain and my VA doctor wants me to switch to VENLAFAXINE HCL 75MG 24HR SA CAP. She is saying I do not need to dosage down off the cymbalta and to just start taking the VENLAFAXINE HCL 75MG 24HR SA CAP 2x's per day. I am concerned as I do not see anything in the listing for being used for nerve pain. Just for Depression. Can you please tell me if this is used for RSD/CRPS pain? My pharmacist states it will not be effective for the pain. I am not depressed and I am already taking 38 pills per day. ## Hello, Bobbette! How are you? Both of these medications are classified by the FDA as being SNRIs, which means you can switch cleanly from one to the other and they are both used to treat the same conditions. Typical side effects are listed as possibly i...
Updated 4 days ago in Venlafaxine.
 
Right dose of citalopram
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8 weeks ago my mom was given 10mg citalopram for anxiety. she did not feel any side effect in the first week but afterwards starting having insomnia, upset stomach, tremor, agitation, etc. The psychiatrist increased teh dose to 20 mg daily but this did not solve anything. Today, in the 8th week she could not sleep at all in the night (she felt fresh when going sleeping even she was working the whole day) and in the morning she is feeling needles in the whole body, she is shaking + many other bad feelings. Can be that the dose is too high for her age (74 years old)?. I am afraid not to be the symptoms of a high level of serotonin. ## Those can all be side effects of Celexa. Insomnia is a classic side effect, though some people get sleepy from SSRI's. Seems to depend on the person. Th...
Updated 4 days ago in Citalopram.
 
cymbalta
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hello, i am taking 60mg, and it hurts my belly, i don't want to eat or drink and feel nausea when i do try to eat or drink, anybody feel this way? I am taking it because of depression, it has stoped the tears, but now i dont know what i feel, not happy, not crying, just blank i think, can anybody tell me if it has them like this too? ## YES,I've been on Cymbalt 4 a month now& it hurts my stomach alot everyday. It's worth it 2 me.I've been eating over the counter Tagament like candy.It does help alot.I need to get a perscription 4 Nexium, That is the best 4 my tummy.I take 1 Nexium a day& it takes care of that problem.Cymbalta has pulled me out of so much.So I'm sticken with it... ## I tried to take Cymbalta for 2 months @ 30mg the side effects were not as bad...
Updated 4 days ago in Cymbalta.
 
415 purple pill says its a replacement for bupropion tab 150 mg sr. that is the generic for wellbutrin sr 150 mg
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I'm am told by my husband's dad to make my husband take wellbutrin Sr 150 mg ta for his anxiety. But he got generic that is called bupropion tab 150 mg ta. And now its a purple pill its round and has a slanted E with 415 under it. He's taking two per day. What does this drug treat? Please, a heads up would be nice. Thank you so so much. ## Is his dad a doctor? Only a doctor should be prescribing medications and suggesting treatment options. Bupropion is an antidepressant that is also used to help with smoking cessation. It can cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, dry mouth and weight changes. Learn more: ## Wellbutrin for anxiety? Yikes! it causes anxiety in some people- 'Better off with an Rx for xanax or ativan ## Thats the SANDOZ brand of wellbutrin its purp...
Updated 4 days ago in Bupropion.
 
Switching from pristiq to generic pristiq
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I was switched from Pristiq to generic Pristiq which if I understand right, is really Effexor. Is there a possibility this could be causing my severe fatigue? Has this happened to anyone else out there? ## My Insurance switched me to the generic (not my choice) about 3-4 weeks ago. Depression has been creeping in and I'm pretty concerned. Yesterday/last night was bad. Today was OK but my energy is not what it should be and my thinking/mood is not where it should be. Hoping to switch back but I don't know what is happening with the insurance...there is a $1000 penalty to go back to name brand!! ## Insurance is disgusting!! I actually feel ok depression wise and the fatigue turned out to be something else. I hope you stay stable ## Thanks. I'm glad your medication isn't th...
Updated 5 days ago in Pristiq.
 
how long does doxepin show up in urine
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Can doxepin show up on a urine drug test? And if so, how long after taking it? ## How long does dixopin it take to get out of your urine ## This is an antibiotic, so it is not something included on standard tests, according to FDA information. Typical tests screen for controlled substances, such as narcotics, or benzodiazepines, which are things that might be habit forming and are commonly abused. Is there anything else I can help with? ## How long can doxepin be picked up on a gas chromatography test? I have a friend in pain management that sometimes is drug tested.
Updated 5 days ago in Doxepin.
 

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