List of anxiety and depression medications

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Avatar m tn I think depression is a sign saying we need to change something in our life, for me it was my health, so I take tons of different vitamins for mood stabilization and depression, and a long hard workout for sleep(and they work).
Avatar f tn There are a variety of kinds of bipolar and with some the depressive aspects are more evident. Lamictal and Abilify are generally a good combination of medications so they should be working. I'm not sure whether the anxiety is anxiety disorder or caused by the medication. I know some medications can cause nervousness or phobia on occassion. Abilify and Zyprexa did that to me but that's not that common but within the realm of possibilities.
Avatar m tn I don't know that taking clonazepam and xanax is safe, as they are both benzos and target the same thing, GABA. And they aren't used for depression, they are used for anxiety -- an anti-anxiety drug, which is usually sedating, can actually increase anxiety, although the Cymbalta would possibly prevent that. I'd ask about taking two benzos at the same time on a regular basis. But as to the valium for surgery, I had that when I was on clonazepam.
21064 tn?1309308733 I could really use your help. I am trying to compile a list of common heart medications for one of the Health Pages. So many times someone asks for suggestions, about side effects, etc. It would be great to have a place closeby where we could provide a hyperlink to more information on medications common for heart patients. Will you please help me by letting me know what medication(s) you are currently taking, or what medication(s) you would like to know more about?
Avatar n tn I am trying to wean off of wellbutrin and start trazodone for depression and stay on zoloft for anxiety. If someone can help me I would greatly appreciate it.
Avatar f tn Can you go to your psyc dr and take a list of EVERY drug you take, legal or otherwise and ask for some help? Each Rx has so many interactions and side effects. I hope you'll talk to your doc and keep coming back here and let us know how you're doing. Lots of love support and help here. Although we are all VERY diff, we are ALL very the same too. You'll surely hear from someone that you can relate to.
Avatar m tn When you get the headache, try and keep a log of what you did, ate, etc right before you got it. Then you can look for similarities in what can be causing it.
Avatar f tn Two years ago I went through depression for the first time in my life, because of the above and Cipralex helped, but I guess only for so long.
Avatar f tn I am afraid of pills to begin with but I find most of the anxiety medications seem to cause more anxiety. And, of course, the tranquilizers can be addicting. Any thoughts on this subject?
Avatar m tn 4 years ago I met my now fiancée and I knew she was the one for me. My anxiety and depression had eased for a couple of years we have a young boy now life is really good but my anxiety keeps getting the better of me I struggle with every day things like going to work , going out to shops .Been taking beta blockers for 4.5 years now can't function with out them now.
1258608 tn?1269552597 Propanolol is a beta blocker so that sometimes can cause depression itself as it slows down heart rate. Think when the depression and anxiety began and your psychiatrist could see whether medications aren't treating it or may potentially have worsened it and adjust and/or change your medication as appropriate.
Avatar n tn As for your medication Lexapro is an SSRI used to treat major depression and generalized anxiety disorder. Trazadone is a tricyclic, which is older medication used to treat major depression. Different medications work differently foor different individuals and produce different side effects. If cost is an issue, I would discuss that issue with your doctor who can provide you with valuable advice about alternatives. A pharmacist is also a good resource.
Avatar f tn But I need something that works completely and none of the above have taken my anxiety and panic both away to the point where I could live normally (stay home alone, etc.). Any advice?
2064754 tn?1333375663 There are different types and classes of medication that people are prescribed for anxiety and depression. There are faster actiing meds like Xanax and Ativan that are used on an as needed basis and are usually prescribed more short term and then there are medications like Zoloft and Prozac (SSRIs) that are prescribed more long term and taken on a regular basis. While these are only two types, there are also multiple other classes of medications that are used in the treatment of both.
4810971 tn?1359476760 My mother has depression, OCD, and social anxiety disorder, and lately it is getting worse. I am 15, and I have Bipolar disorder and OCD, so I get depressed a lot, too, but nothing like this. At night, she will sit on the couch with her head in her hands, and will stare at nothing for hours, no matter how much we try and talk to her, and we eventually give up. This happens every night, no matter what.
172715 tn?1285494490 I have been Diagnosed with Fibromyalgia for over 8 years, plus Hypothyroid, sleep apnea, depression, insomnia and more. The list that I saw on this forum for anxiety is so huemunges that it looks like all the things that I do have. Or I have most ot the symptoms. What meds do I take for all that? My doctors have never brought up being anxious, not even my psychiatrist. I take meds to keep me alert, help me sleep, just don't like any of them. Any comments for me out there.
Avatar f tn Aripiprazole is used to treat the symptoms of psychotic conditions such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder (manic depression). It is also used together with other medications to treat major depressive disorder in adults. You mentioned that it cleaared your anxiety, but you didn't say anything to your doctor about anxiety. Anxiety can be a completely different issue and may require a different course of action.
Avatar f tn Natural serotonin supplements are likely to be the most effective means to raise serotonin levels in the brain while being safe and without the side effects of anti depression medications. Derived from seeds of Griffonia simpicifolia, a native African plant, 5-HTP, or 5-hydroxy tryptophan, is a safe dietary supplement that introduces higher levels of tryptophan into the blood stream which then enter the central nervous system and facilitate the needed synthesis of serotonin.
Avatar f tn I have chronic pain and a degenerating spine i had been suffering from both depression and anxiety when i found out i was expecting. I've learned to reach out and talk to a professional as well as know there are medications available-if needed. So far, I'm holding my own.
Avatar f tn Is it ok to take Melatonin and amitriptyline hcl together? My doctor suggested trying Melatonin a couple of weeks ago to help me with my sleep pattern. I've been taking it for about a little over a week now and it's helped some. I've been having a lot of stress and anxiety due to working two jobs and also having a broken nose and not knowing what's going to be needed done. I have major cartilage damage to the point where it's starting to deteriorate.
Avatar f tn I have suffered severe anxiety and depression since my first child was born 19 years ago!! I have a 19 year old and 14 year old daughters from first marriage and 7 month old from second marriage . I have been on at least 8 different meds that I can remember through these years and with my last pregnancy I was on wellbutrin when found out I was pregnant with my now 7 month old daughter. The doctor did not recommend the welbuttrin through that pregnancy and my midwife switched me to celexa!
Avatar f tn thank you very much for your reply, I have a long list of stuff going on and I dond want to hound you all. I've been to every dr and had all types of tests done and nothing.
2206935 tn?1373638605 Stomach pain could well be linked with depression. We often feel physical pain, and it is a known fact that our stomachs are very sensitive to what goes on in our brains. I have had many tests because of pain but found it was all to do with my depression. You may well find that your pain is because you are suffering from a low mood and feel sad. How are you dealing with your depression?
1075109 tn?1281835691 If you have bipolar you have bipolar, no argument here. But in your heading you state you have bipolar 2, which isn't the same as bipolar. It is thought by many not to exist. If you're just suffering from anxiety, that's not bipolar. If you're just depressed, that's not bipolar.
1719918 tn?1309297630 s $4 prescription list and works really well. I had mild anxiety and appetite suppression when I started it, but that went away within a week.
Avatar f tn t take care of myself. I feel like I go through cycles of depression/anxiety and then I feel better and then it comes back. Over and over through the year. Every Spring I go through a pretty significant depression for some reason. So I really want to attack this so that THIS Spring I don't waste those precious days feeling down. I just want to be sure I get on a med that isn't too strong for me or too difficult to stop.