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Avatar n tn Also my psychiatrist told me alot of people who suffer from anxiety/depression will think the medication is making them worse because the are already struggling with anxiety/depression. However, some medications just don't work for people, or cause side effects such as fatigue. I was on lexapro 10mg for a year, then stopped, and started to take it again for a little over a month and it no longer worked for my anxiety. So I slowly weaned off the lexapro and switched to cymbalta.
Avatar f tn Are there ANY anxiety/depression meds that are allowed to take during pregnancy?
1472535 tn?1287684045 The withdrawal was bad I know the doctor is going to tell me to give these tablets a chance like I did all the others until I become dependant on them I know I need something to help me because I cannot help the way I feel Im being referred to a local anxiety class so maybe this will help so I can finally get off medication and supplement it with some natural remedies :)
780665 tn?1239026549 i will be starting on medication soon... i gather medication will help with anxiety(ie. its purpose) but does it help with palpitations, both categories of it - quickened heart rate and ectopic beats which my doctor diagnosed as being benign and down to anxiety? anyone take anxiety medication and found that it helped to reduce or eliminate these?
Avatar f tn Are there ANY anxiety/depression meds that are allowed to take during pregnancy?
Avatar m tn I have been taking prozac and klonopin for depression and anxiety. Other than this two medications, is there anything else (like supplement) can I ask the doctor? Thanks for your advice in advance.
581310 tn?1253029550 What anti depressant do you think would be good for anxiety and ocd? Also, I have noticed since being on the prozac that my hands are always shaky.
Avatar n tn I think the best medication for prolonged anxiety is klonopin..it directly effects the anxiety centers in the brain. The other two medications effect anxiety secondarily, not as strongly. Your best treatment is a combination of therapy and klonopin.
Avatar f tn Your body is adjusting to the medication, and things should start improving. But if it's affecting your job, I agree with the above post, call your doctor and let him know that you are not able to do your job right now and see if he can give you something short acting like Xanax to get you past this. Work closely with your doctor and be totally honest with him, he will know what is best for you. Hang in there and take care!
1260240 tn?1336077448 Prozac is a medication commonly used to treat anxiety whereas risperidone is an antipsychotic that is used to treat irritability and behavior problems in individuals with autism-spectrum disorders. The best that I can tell you is that the medication may help. The most important thing is to make sure that you have a psychiatrist that you work well with and who is responsive to your needs.
Avatar f tn I never had anxiety till I started taking Prozac, Im taking Prozac for severe depression but ever since being on it anxiety has been my major problem, I can't go a day without a panic attack or feeling sick due to anxiety, I'm throwing up from anxiety at least once a week and I'm constantly trembling and shaking and having paranoid thoughts. Prozac destroyed more than it fixed for me.
Avatar f tn Serotonin syndrome is extremely rare. On the other hand, Buspar doesn't really work very often -- it doesn't even work in clinical trials. So if you're that scared of it, it isn't likely to be a great answer anyway. I would say the more important question is, if you're still that anxious, Prozac isn't known to be the most effective drug for anxiety as it's a more stimulating ssri.
Avatar m tn A phsychitrist prescibe me prozac for my anxiety. But Im afraid to take it because one of the side effects I read was anxiety. I dont want to have more anxiety. Im also afraid to take it because Im afraid I might be allergic to it. Since last november I went to the emergency because I was allergic to nyquil so since then Im afraid to take any medication. So what do you think, should I take it?
Avatar n tn I have a history of anxiety and restarted low dose prozac 4 weeks ago. For the past few weeks I have been more tired than usual but figured it was the medication. For the past 4 days I have had muscle aches in my legs and some in my arms. I also have been feeling some lightheadedness off and on. Has anyone else had these symptoms in relation to anxiety?
541196 tn?1293552936 I take Lexapro for depression and anxiety. It has really helped me tremendously. I am also diabetic and take Janumet. I would like to become pregnant soon and was wondering if anyone had experience with Lexapro while pregnant/breastfeeding. Do you know if it's approved or known safe for pregnancy and breastfeeding?
Avatar f tn I started prozac (20mg) 2 weeks ago. 1 week in, i suffered a major panic/anxiety attack. and a few smaller ones afterwords. i went into a 3 day tail spin of intense anxiety, racing thoughts, and obsessive thinking about the anxiety and fear of it coming back. i could literally not think of anything else. on top of that hell, i couldn't sleep through the night. 50mg of diphenhydramine would knock me out. but i would wake up 1-3 hours later.
Avatar n tn The treatment for selective mutism is a multi-modal approach - usually involving intervention, therapy and possibly medication. If the social anxiety/selective mutism is quite severe, medication will be used to "take the edge off" so that the other methods can be affective. Other therapies as art and play might also be of use - in our area, our psychologist will not attempt CBT with a child until 8 or 9 years of age.
1497650 tn?1289233125 ve been on various anxiety and depression meds, but all made me feel like a zombie. They made me super tired all the time. Anxiety medication only seems to sedate you so much that there doesn't seem to be a thought going on in your head! Clonazepam is the only medication that I took that I can remember the name of (that right there tells you how sedated the meds made me!) Are there any anxiety medications that don't turn you into a zombie? Any you'd recommend?
Avatar f tn I have really bad anxiety & I've been on medication for years and stopped when I got pregnant. It's gotten a lot worse lately but I'm too afraid to take medication because I don't like the thought of taking something like that pregnant. I also have really bad back problems but I won't take anything for that either; I'm too paranoid. If you feel that you can't handle it on your own then tell your doctor and take what they tell you is safest.
Avatar f tn Have suffered with Anxiety and Depression for the last 4 years, in that time I have been on Lexapro,Effexor and Cymbalta. About 8weeks ago Idecided to taper off Cymbalta as have felt that the medication seems to worsen my symptoms as well as making me extremely tired - I could sleep up to 16hrs a day which is not good with 2 young children.
Avatar n tn ve tried several medications for anxiety and panic attacks, but have had major side effects from them all. Zoloft, Celexa, etc. My doctor recently prescribed Prozac for my anxiety and panic attacks. In reading about Prozac, it does list anxiety and panic, but they are down the list a ways. Does anyone know if Prozac is a good choice for this? I don't want to take them if they aren't going to do anything. I don't have OCD, which seems to be the main disorder Prozac is prescribed for.