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Trintellix and can't sleep

I have been taking 10mg of Trintellix in the mornings for just under 3 weeks and it works well for me, but I can't sleep well and the lack of sleep alone is making me consider stopping this medication. Would it be better to take it at night? Is the sleep issue something that normally goes away? ## If the Trintellix is making you drowsy, it may be a good idea to try taking it at night, like you mentioned. Another issue is, were you already having difficulty sleeping before you started taking the Trintellix? If you were, it may not be the Trintellix. If you weren't, it probably is. You can also maybe lower it to 5 mgs for maybe 3 weeks, then jack it back up to 10 mgs if you feel you have to. That may help your body adjust to it. Good luck. ## Most medications in this class can cau...

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aurobindo sertraline

I have been taking two 25mg in Sertraline and now I take one 50mg, I prefer to take two 25mg tablets because taking a 50mg tablet is to much for me to take all at once, but my pharmacist say that they have never given me 25mg in sertraline, but I sure that they have. ## Have you talked to your doctor about writing the prescription as two 25mg tablets, rather than 50mgs? If so, then the pharmacy has to dispense them that way, regardless of what their past records show, so the problem would be eliminated. The FDA lists the typical side effects of Sertraline as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth, mood changes, and weight changes. Ref: Medline Plus Sertraline

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brintellix side effects severe

DESPERATELY NEED HELP ABOUT BRINTELLIX!!! I have been on 5mg Brintellix for last 10 weeks. About 9 days About 9 days ago I started to feel like i was coming down with flu. week progressed and flu like symptoms got worse every day: flushing, feeling like i had high fever but without actual fever, agitation, muscle cramps, bad nausea, diahrrea all day long, fast heart beat, headache, etc. after several days of symptoms getting worse, on Sunday last I had the feeling i was going to DIE!!! worst flu like symptoms and severe anxiety, depression and suicidal thoughts. I skipped the sunday dose and then cut the monday dose down to 2.5mg. it is wednesday, and most of bad symptoms have gone to mild or moderate. Dr thinks i had case of serotonin syndrome n this med. But, no one can explain why si...

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Brintellix/Trintellix Long term side effects

I have struggled with depression for most of my life, and am always in search of the perfect antidepressant. I work with a psych doctor who is always willing to try new things. 10 months ago I started 5 mg of Brintellix daily, within a week my mood was significantly elevated, I was sleeping better, waking up much earlier and was more motivated to do things in the morning. I went up to 10mg daily However the nausea was dreadful! I pushed through for a couple of weeks, changed to taking the brintellix at night and after a while it subsided. My mood got better and better, I had recently turned 50, and had gained a little weight, so with my new found morning energy I started working out 2times a week with a trainer, and then walking most other mornings! The walking then changed gradually to...

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Escitalopram uses and side effects

Does this medication treat anxiety/panic attacks as a cure, prevention and treatment? ## Escitalopram (trade Names Lexapro, Cipralex, Seroplex) Is An Antidepressant Of The Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor (ssri) Class. It Is Approved By The U.s. Food And Drug Administration (fda) For The Treatment In Adults With Major Depressive Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Social Anxiety Disorder, Or Panic Disorder. ... The side effect profile of escitalopram is similar to that of other SSRIs. For example, according to the FDA analysis of depression trials common side effects for the highest approved dose of escitalopram are insomnia (14% vs. 4% for placebo), diarrhea (15% vs. 5% for placebo), dry mouth (9% vs 3% for placebo), somnolence (9% vs 1% for placebo), dizziness (7% vs 2% for ...

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Round White Scored Pill ZC 16

I have a pill that is round, white, scored, has ZC on top and 16 on the bottom. It is plain on the reverse side. What could it be? ## This is Paroxetine 20 mg (NDC 68382-098) Inactive Ingredients: - Anhydrous Dibasic Calcium Phosphate - Anhydrous Lactose - Hypromelloses - Magnesium Stearate - Polyethylene Glycol 6000 - Sodium Starch Glycolate Type a Potato - Povidone - Talc - Titanium Dioxide Ref: DailyMed

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cipralex/escitalopram/lexapro = Tinnitus

Hello. I had to take escitalopram for my bipolar disorder. The ringing in my ears started right away. I only took 20mg total over the course of 4 days and stopped, been off it 3 days now and the ringing is still going strong. I am very afraid that this will be permanent. I never had ear problems before. ## I was taking Trintillex antidepressant. 7 weeks started to hear higher tones tinnitus which l have already. Antidepressants just made it worse but luckily it stopped. It may take a bit longer best advice get this out of your system if your able to. Possibly try switching antidepressants it seems like finding the right antidepressants are hit and miss. Everyone's different Good .Luck. Stay positive!

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Escitalopram 10mg

What is the proper way to get off Escialopram 10MG after taking it for 3 weeks? I am 81 years old. ## There really shouldn't be any major difficulties if you've only been taking it for 3 weeks and at such a low dosage. Maybe some minor withdrawal symptoms, but that's about it. Learn more Escitalopram details here. Are you experiencing bad side effects from it? You should double check this information, for your own health and safety. ## Thanks. I agree with your statement. Ben ## I have here a small white oval pill printed with ESC 10 on one side, but nothing on the other side. Is this a real Escitalopram? ## Come off of it very! Slowly and carefully. You don't want withdrawal symptoms which is terrible. Good Luck. Speak to your doctor as well.

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White scored tablet C40

This pill has the same logo marking as my Metformin on one side but this one is oval, white and has a C | 40 imprinted on the other side. ## This was most likely Citalopram 40 mg manufactured in Canada by Cobalt pharmaceuticals (which was acquired years ago). DIN: 02248051 "Each oval, white, scored, filmed-coated tablet, marked "C|40" on one side and ">" on the other" Source: CO Citalopram - Web Archive 2008-04-18 It appears that a similarly inscribed tablet is also listed in other countries: "Citalopram Sandoz 40 mg - white, oval, biconvex film-coated tablets with a score notch on one side, and embossed C 40."

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Escitalopram Oxalate

white, round, 20mg tablets. Depression?? ## just was given cipralex to try for depression and anxiety - been on zoloft, effexor then prestiq - just wondered if anyone has had any good results ## I have been taking Lexam for approx 4 mths and found it to be far better than Zoloft or the mulitude of others I've been put on in the past. As I'm single I can't comment on any issues with Libido, something that it definitely affected by Zoloft, but I can say that it definitely makes it easier to get up each day. I sleep less (unlike when on Endep) and have more energy than before. I've had no issues with weight gain for once. If anything I've lost a little because I'm not gorging myself with comfort foods. I hope it works as well for you. ## Escitalopram is used to trea...

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Escitalopram vs Zoloft

Started taking Trintillex. Had bad side effects and stopped too fast which caused withdrawal. Now my Dr. has prescribed Escitalopram 5 mg. How long does this take to start working? Or is Zoloft 5mg better to start taking? Thanks so much. ## Zoloft is for middle aged women going through menopause It depresses young adults and seniors ## Iam waiting for a response regarding my questions about is Zoloft better or Lexapro which is escitalipram.

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Lexapro Withdrawal Unwanted Side Effects

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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Accidentally took a double dose of Pristiq

I am new to taking pristiq and have been taking 100mg for around 3 weeks. Initially my script was for 50mg so I was taking 2. When I got my next script filled I didn't realise they were 100 mg tablets and I accidently took 2 each day for 3 days before I realised they were 100mg, so for 3 days I have taken 200mg rather than 100mg and now I know why I was feeling extremely nauseous and dizzy. I have now just continued taking the 100mg as per normal but am feeling very strange, agitated and dizzy. Has anybody done this before? Should the symptoms settle quickly? ## Hello, Dani! How are you? Yes, the symptoms should settle down, but it may take a week or two. Typical side effects, as listed by the FDA, may include nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth and weight changes. If they don...

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Love my Trintellix

Tapering off of Cymbalta and starting 10 mg of Trintellix for 7 days soon to increase to 20 mg. I have suffered with Major Depressive Disorder for 23 years. Tried so many antidepressants and settled with Cymbalta. Take Abilify 20 mg. No side effects so far. Seem to have less fatigue, more energy and increased ability to focus. I have ADD and take 70 mg Vyvanse. Overall, very pleased with Trintellix. I can honestly say this was a Godsend. My family has noticed a difference in me already. Amazing drug well worth the high cost. Blessed insurance finally agreed to cover after several appeals and pleas for help. ## Awesome! I am so happy that this medication is working so well for you. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, and constipation....

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Cymbalta 60mg best generic?

Needing to switch from name brand cymbalta 60 mg to generic. Does anyone know the best generic? When I tried yrs ago it felt like it wasn't doing anything. ## I find all generics of Cymbalta useless. I pay more for the original Eli Lilly brand name. I have been using Cymbalta since my second lumbar spine laminectomy in 2005. ## Not every medication works for everyone that tries it, and that includes generics. As to your feeling like it didn't do anything, how long did you take it? Most medications like this take about 4 to 6 weeks to reach their full level of efficacy in your body, so you do have to take them for awhile to see if it will begin to help you. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, dry mouth, mood changes, and weight changes....

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Best time of day to take Viibryd - morning or night?

I was taking viibryd at night, but I couldn't sleep. Started taking it in the morning a few days ago. I'm sleeping fine, but today I fell asleep in the afternoon and couldn't wake up. My psych doc thinks it's helping me. I think he's right, but what can I do? The insomnia had some scary effects on my mental health, but how can I enjoy my life if I can't stay awake? ## How long have you been taking it? Typically the side effects wear off, once your body gets used to the medication, but that can take about 6 to 8 weeks. The FDA lists other typical side effects as possibly including nausea, and diarrhea. Ref: Viibryd

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Can Cymbalta Cause Curly Hair

I've always had poker straight hair my entire life. As a little girl, my mom would try and put curls in my hair on picture day and by the time got to school, hair was totally straight again! I'm 44 & have been taking Cymbalta 60mg x 3 years. My hair started with kind of a "beachy" wave where today it looks like I've had a perm. All along I've thought this was hormonal changes but this curl seems consistent with the time I started taking Cymbalta. I'm just curious-I find it incredibly strange that medication can do this to your hair!! I've asked my psychiatrist and my OB/GYN about it. Psych said he doubts it & OB/GYN said she wasn't aware of meds that can curl your hair like this. Wondered if others on Cymbalta have found the same thing happen,...

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Teva Trazodone 50 mg

I've been using Zydrus brand for years at bedtime 1 pill. CVS gave me Teva, as per pharmacist this is only brand they carry bc of volume pricing. No more special orders, as corporate will not allow it. My other drugs i.e. alprazolam same story. Has anyone used Teva that has switched from other brands? CVS is no longer customer friendly!!!! They are my in network pharmacy. I'm screwed. ## They no longer carry Teva generic Adderall . They haven’t a few years Each location has only what is stored ## Thanks for your reply. However, it was Teva Trazodone that I was inquiring about. How effective is it compared to other generic brands. I was using Zydus. ## As with any medication, it works well for some people, but not for everyone. The only way to find out how it works for you ...

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Dark Blue Pill With Imprints 9 And Star On The Other Side

i found a blue pill with imprints 9 and a star on the other side can you please tell me what it is its for my son i am scared for it to be steroids ## Did you find out what this is? I found one the same! Thanks ## These pills that you found are "E" (Molly) pills. In case you dont know what they are or what they do, these are the following common effects: increased energy, hot/cold temperature, feelings of a drunkenness to where things seem wavy and not straight, positive feelings and outlooks, possible outbursts of random laughter, constant talking, and lack of sleep. These are very dangerous drugs and if taken often or in large amounts, it can cause depression, paranoia, insomnia, overly anxious, and not to mention internal damage to brain, kidney, heart, and liver among many o...

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Peach colored pill 214 IG

I got this new pill after switched pharmacies from Walgreens to CVS and CVS gave me this pill. It's a different color from the Walgreens that was white and it's smaller than Walgreens. Who makes the pill, and is the company from india or not? ## The pill which you are describing contains Sertraline 100 mg (NDC 31722-0214) manufactured by Camber Pharmaceuticals. Inactive Ingredients: - Dibasic Calcium Phosphate Dihydrate - Hydroxypropyl Cellulose - Cellulose, Microcrystalline - Magnesium Stearate - Sodium Starch Glycolate Type a Potato - Titanium Dioxide - Hypromellose 2910 (3 Mpa.s) - Hypromellose 2910 (6 Mpa.s) - Polyethylene Glycol 400 - Polysorbate 80 - Ferric Oxide Yellow - Ferric Oxide Red How is it working for you compared to the other generic version which you used to ta...

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