Over the counter anxiety relief treatment

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Avatar f tn Keep posting there are lots of people here that have done what you are wanting to do. In the long run you will make it. It will suck real bad but there is light at the end of the tunnel.
Avatar n tn even shock treatment. The last doctor she went to put her on Tofranil (sp? and worked out the dosing over the next few months. Oh my God...it was amazing how this changed her. No more depression OR panic attacks...has been great for 25 years now. My son suffers with depression with anxiety being at the top of the list. He has tried many different medications also. Cymbalta was the answer for him...it works better for the anxiety than anything he has tried.
Avatar n tn Heating pads between the thighs can help with those cramps, too, but not as much as the hot baths. Brand-name-only Imodium (over the counter at the supermarket) -- if you're a normal hydro addict, you'll be getting the runs by no later than the second or third day off the lorcet. In my experience, it's an especially unpleasant variety. At the first impulse, take two or three and respond to returning urges with two tabs. It's important that you do it immediately.
Avatar m tn WELCOME TO THE ANXIETY FORUM! Welcome everyone to the Anxiety Forum. This is the place to come if you have questions or concerns about anxiety/panic, related medications and their side effects and recovery. Some of our members have been living with anxiety and related disorders for years, while others are new to the waiting rooms of psychiatrists/therapists and the rainbow of medications available to treat our various conditions. Regardless of what brings you here, welcome!
108191 tn?1199603505 Ativan (Lorazepam) is an anti-anxiety agent (benzodiazepines,mild tranquilizer) used for the relief of anxiety, agitation and irritability, to relieve insomnia, to calm people with mania / schizophrenia and intravenously as a sedative and for nervous tension or to relieve anxiety prior to surgery.
Avatar n tn I have always suffered with constipation and at times could go a whole week without going to the loo. But when i did go i would be on the loo for over an hour. Then a year ago i got very cold and began feeling the nausea coming back. I went to the docs and they said again it could be a kidney infection. They tested my urine and gave me antibiotics. Since last summer the longest i have gone without feeling sick is 4 weeks! That now would be a dream to have 4 weeks of feeling better.
758077 tn?1282599161 I would have thought the anxiety would have gone by now. I know sleep will help, but I need to get rid of the anxiety first.
1139187 tn?1355710247 Hello, My pain radiates from under my right shoulder blade, to under my rib cage in front. Hurts worse when I sit. Tried a block but it didnt work. Now they want to do some sort of nerve burning on T6-10. Has any one ever had this done? What should I expect?
Avatar n tn Can Benadryl be taken for anxiety/panic attacks? If so, does it have to be prescription or can it be over the counter, and what type of Benadryl (the allergy kind?)Also, what would be the side effects of Benadryl? I also take hyacosycamine for IBS. Thanks for any information.
1722607 tn?1335751458 cream Xylocaine/hydrocortisone cream for the anal burning and itching Restasis eye drops The over the counter stuff can add up too (but not so much as prescription: Huggies baby wipes with aloe Preparation H supp. Preparation H cream Tylenol Benadryl caps. Loperimide tabs. Hydrocortisone cream Zyrtec That's my list.
748543 tn?1463449675 TMJ' as it is wrongly called by many) is easy to treat and self-manage or that it may all be in the patient's mind. The sources in the article stated that, "TMJ problems were originally thought to be caused by dental Malocclusion but that this was an infrequent cause of the problem". The American Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), an organization of some 40,000 of the nation's leading dentist, recognizes the relationship between maloclussion and headaches.
Avatar m tn The next day anxiety is worse because of the hangover, so you drink to get over that. But then if you want to quit, you also have terrible anxiety. After a few days sober, you are so anxious that drinking seems like the only solution, and so on. I think that making it past those first few vital days is really important. And I really think that guys like us will be able to do it, because we want to change so badly. St.
Avatar f tn I lost my desire to engage in many of the activities I'd previously liked. The rash I first experienced during treatment came back off and on. That was the fall of 2003, but after about 10 months I was definitely feeling better. By that time, the only after effect was the added weight, about 20-25 pounds which I couldn't seem to get rid of.
Avatar m tn She put me on an over the counter antihistamine (Claritin I think) for 3 weeks, and they went away. I suspect that if I'd started on them as soon as the hives started showing up, they would have been gone much sooner.
3060903 tn?1398568723 These substances are considered non-prescription, dietary supplements, meaning the manufacturer doesn’t have to prove that they are effective for any specific illness. (Prescription and over-the-counter drugs do have to prove this.
Avatar f tn Technically, I suppose maybe it is more difficult if one is older, but so many of us are in our 60s and we are doing treatment, tolerating treatment, dealing with the side effects, and are finishing treatment. I still think the key is recognizing and treating the side effects immediately (rash, nausea, depression, anemia, etc.). If they are not treated, they can snowball rapidly. So, to answer your question, no one knows which or how many side effects they will get until they treat.
2094297 tn?1345392693 Keep in mind, this is a systemic rash, so one needs a systemic medication to control the reaction. (I found all of the over the counter meds to be completely useless and totally ineffective.) Watch the gums. See a dentist if necessary. Aches and pains and headaches can usually be treated with tylenol if it is okay with your doctor. I also keep a cold pack in the bed with me (or in the refrigerator) and put it on my forehead at night.
Avatar f tn I am a bit better if I cut down on sugar but the rash never completely goes away, I do have a Steroid cream that I put on the other parts of my body with the rash but for the vaginal and anal area I have found an over the counter medication that will bring a few hours of relief. You will have to ask the Pharmacist for it as it is not on the shelf. They may even have to order for you. This was my first non script miracle. See what you think and I hope it may help you. Calmoseptine www.
Avatar dr m tn Do you overreact to everything or have pain attacks for no reason? Do you wake up in the middle of the night in a state of panic, in a cold sweat and with your heart racing out of control? Many people with panic disorders can be treated either conservatively with therapy of stress control and relaxation methods, but many people end up being placed on an anti-anxiety medications.
Avatar f tn Paxiled, what are your feelings about the acid relieving over the counter meds like Tagamet? That has been very helpful for me. I find tomato or acid based foods do add to my difficulty and as I 'love' this type of food . . . I take my antacid prior to the meal. As I don't take the medication every day --- but when I feel a symptom starting or if I'm giving into my craving for red sauce. I've never had any issues with it not working?? Anyway, interesting things we can do with our diet.
Avatar f tn It relates to anxiety VERY much like it relates to depression...they are all inter-mingled. Alcohol definitely wreaks havoc in the end for anxiety and depression sufferers. The temporary "relief" you get while drinking is not worth it...the lasting effects are what you are left to deal with. I'm glad you are talking about it and want to move forward. Lydia made excellent points...move forward and take that next step. We're all here for you.
221913 tn?1372280261 I get constant headaches thru out the day and when lunch approaches I take another tablet otherwise the anxiety will come back. My anxiety effects the upper left side of my chest (tightness, tension, feeling it in my nerves running up the back of my neck). As a matter of fact when I stretch it feels SO GOOD and I could just stay in that position. A neck or back massage would be ideal but being at work makes that hard.
Avatar f tn Sun damage is undoubtedly the cause. I've never tried prescription meds. The only thing I've found over the counter that helps is Eurax anti-itch cream (Crotamiton). It works in about 15 mins and repeated application relieves it to tolerable, but you must not scratch while it is working. Give it a try, I hope it works for someone. This can be such a horrible condition!
Avatar n tn If the twitching is greatly affecting your life, there are treatments both prescription and over the counter meds available for cramps and fasciculations that may help you. Vitamin E, magnesium and soda water (contains quinine) are simple treatments that some people have found effective. Quinine as a medication needs to be cleared by your doctor as it can be dangerous in certain cardiac problems, but the amount in soda water is very little and should be ok in normal amounts.
Avatar n tn So great to discover this thread- I was diagnosed with anismus about a year ago. Over the years of trying over the counter laxatives, I found that fiber was the least helpful, making me MORE bloated and uncomfortable. My doctor suggested I try to avoid gluten, which I initially discounted as a fad. After 10 more months of misery She again suggested, gently, I try to avoid gluten for a week to see if it helped. I finally gave in and tried it.
Avatar n tn Along with that, I suffer from severe anxiety since the birth of our daughter (I had post-partum depression and anxiety). So I take 1mg Xanax usually before bed- and occasionally .5 during the day. Now I'm getting paranoid and thinking "what if I am pregnant"? I'm a nervous wreck thinking that I could have done something.
Avatar n tn I suppose since I had/have the serious ventricular type irregular beats and he felt the need to put me on it. The anxiety is the hardest thing to deal with at this point, and the worry about the meds is major. I am also taking magnesium orally now, and with the amiodarone IV in the hospital, I received 12 grams of mg in the drip as well. I would like to know if the oral mg is helping, but the intracellular blood test is expensive.
Avatar n tn With your name, should have assumed UK. In the US popular over the counter (no perscription) include: Tylenol - acetaminophen Advil - ibuprophen Aleve - naproxen aspirin - aspirin Not sure which one yours maps to. For shot #2. try to do it yourself with the med person a spectator. You'll get good at it in no time. Make sure they teach you the best target areas so you can rotate.
3060903 tn?1398568723 Dangerous drug interactions can also occur when anti-anxiety drugs are taken with antihistamines, which are found in many over-the-counter cold and allergy medicines. Antidepressants such as Prozac and Zoloft can also heighten their toxicity. Always talk to your doctor or pharmacist before combining medications. Anti-anxiety drug risk factors Anyone who takes anti-anxiety medication can experience unpleasant or dangerous side effects.
Avatar f tn I did not have any symptoms prior to the treatment that I know of. My viral load was over a million. No damage of liver and enzyms normal. I have had it for over 20 years. They say that about 20 years you will start having problems that would lead to a liver transplant. With my leukemia I was hospitalized for 3 months straight never left. Then consolidated chemo for 4 months. I missed my junior year. I relapsed senior year and had to have a bone marrow the summer before college..