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Question about side effects of medication Pristiq?0Lara2012-10-19 22:58:18
Is it normal to have symptoms of depression rebound after losing one or two doses of an antidepressant like Pristiq ?
Is there a good combination drug for depression and the other medication's side effects?0christen2012-10-17 01:02:51
I was prescribed 50 mg a day of sertraline (an antidepressant) medication by my doctor as starter for major depressive episodes (I'm going to start going to a therapist over time it will probably change my medication if he / she decides to stay with me at all). I started taking them a few weeks ago, and my doctor told me that all effects build up in my system and start to really help at this point, but the side effects are difficult to work. About a week and a half, I started craving pain, not exactly suicidal, but my body was saying and pushes me to feel any pain at all. To calm the anxieties, to close the rubber bands on their wrists, which usually works, but is becoming less and less effective. MedlinePlus To give you a little glimpse of what was happening, before I was on medication, I lost interest in everything, including taking care of myself. Mood was always very low and the focus was nonexistent. I could not look people in the face, and I was miserable all the time, especially when I thought about what a sh * tty person for feeling this way was when I had an incredible life. Being sick with the idea myself led me to tears almost every hour. Now, my mood has gone up, but usually falls asleep, but my focus and interest are even lower. I still find it hard to motivate myself to do something besides watch TV. Still I'm more just looking to move blurs and thought to pay attention to everything that is happening outside of my head. MedlinePlus I have taken Adderall (not prescribed for me, which I know is not a good idea, so do not need to be told that) when I made my work (I'm a sophomore in high school with a lot of obligations, I signed up), which seems to give me the push to get to work, and helped me really care about things that normally only put aside and try to ignore. I know that's what the product is intended to do, but it really helped me get back on track with a normal life. I can concentrate on things more, and instead of getting frustrated and start to hate me for not understanding something, I'm determined to achieve in any way. I also took him when feelings of depression worsened, but I was afraid of taking Sertraline another, not wanting to run the risk of overdose. MedlinePlus I did some research, and "Strattera" is something that is supposed to help with depression and related behaviors or symptoms of ADHD. I know I've thrown a lot of information to readers, and many of them probably do not need, but not really know what would help you (if you can) give me advice. MedlinePlus I guess my main question in all this is there a drug that acts as an anti-depressant, and instead of just "numb" negative feelings, helps restore interest in life? So I guess a combination of a neuro-stimulant and an antidepressant? Thank you very much for reading this, and any advice would help. Thank you!
Are there any side effects when you stop taking zoloft (depression medication)?0Rachel2012-11-06 05:24:03
my mother recently lost her health care coverage and can no longer afford to take her depression medication (zoloft 150 mg). she has not been feeling well ever since. of course she new the depression would come back but its even worse she is even more depressed and has severe headaches, dizziness and her blood pressure went up. could these be side effects of stopping the medication? or something else? has anyone out there ever stopped taking depression med and had these symptoms?
Birth control side effects or something else?1Maj2012-10-14 02:44:02
about 4 days I felt a sharp pain on the right side of the head, which lasted only seconds , but it felt like there was water in that area and I felt like I had been emptied by the back of the head and neck . I panicked thinking I was having a blood clot or a stroke or something so I immediately stopped my control brith I had been on for two months . im only 19 , so I know it's rare that happens . I have read that it could be eye strain , sinus problems , or just a simple thing of water in the ear . ( I've felt like there's water in my ear too) During that time , my head was spinning and I felt a little nausia . My parents did not seem too concerned and brushed it off sinus problems / birth control , or just coming down with a cold. So I took a claritin and had side effects that were similar to what we had before, but my heart was pounding and I was having palipitations . I read online that these are the possible side effects . After letting me out of my system I started feeling very well . Last night I now believe that stress accumulated over me and began to mourn from scratch . I feel very tired and my head is as heavy and the neck and shoulders tighten. I've been very anxious and nervous about everything. Im thinking that crying last night was a symptom of depression from the birth control ( or lack of ) . ive decided to continue without birth control and getting back on my antidepressants . I will not have an appointment until after the first to find out what happened with that headache . Does anyone have any ideas to help ease my mind ?
Antidepressants without the sexual side effects?0alodia2012-10-20 07:20:22
I have been taking antidepressants before because of mild depression . I left after my therapist did not like or what medication that made me mentally and sexually . ( I was on the generic Prozac . ) I fear that four years later, I have to go back to a regular therapy regimen , including medication if necessary . ( Honestly , I think it's worse this time , but I always feel worse ? ) Has anyone had any luck in finding a drug that is affecting both sexually? Now I'm in a long term relationship well and would like to avoid these symptoms as much as possible . Thank you very much for your answers , I hope everyone is doing better than before.
Depression and insomnia. Is it side effects from propranolol (for migraine) or something else?2Heidi2012-10-25 09:20:03
(My friend has been posting this question in the forums, but have not had much response so I copied and pasted here for her.) Please only serious answers. MedlinePlus MedlinePlus "I feel this is long, hope it's not too difficult to read. MedlinePlus MedlinePlus I am 21 (in the UK) and for the past few months I have had a lot of trouble sleeping. It can be as late (or early) as 7:00 a.m. before I can sleep, some days I have been lucky to get 4 hours. Once I finally often restless sleep and only sleep lightly. I'm also not sure if I'm dreaming or just half asleep but I'm having "dreams" of figures / forms / people standing by the bed or door. (ß feel that bit hard to explain) MedlinePlus MedlinePlus Be insomnia, nightmares and vivid dreams can be a side effect of propranolol, but I've been on it for almost a year and have only had this problem in recent months. MedlinePlus MedlinePlus My friend however suggested it might be depression rather than side effects, but I also know that depression can be a side effect. MedlinePlus MedlinePlus I always had a low mood, but has been worse this past month. I looked for other side effects of depression and realized that I had a few good MedlinePlus. MedlinePlus · Bad memory. MedlinePlus · Lack of concentration (you can do the same for long in one) MedlinePlus · Quickly lose interest in what I'm doing or when someone is talking to me, MedlinePlus · I have no desire to socialize or go out and enjoy my hobbies MedlinePlus · I've lost my appetite. I only eat when hungry and I have because I have to. MedlinePlus · My words are sometimes confused when I talk. For example started out as "I bought a box of CATI ...." Instead of "a cookie tin. (It seems to happen more often when I'm about to start my period) MedlinePlus · I have no motivation or energy to things. MedlinePlus · Low self esteem MedlinePlus · I'm always hesitant MedlinePlus MedlinePlus MedlinePlus Some of these symptoms I had or felt like for many years, and searching the Internet suggests that it might be dysthymia. MedlinePlus MedlinePlus Propranolol has not escaped my migraines, but has reduced the number and severity thereof. I think I had 5 in a year, but I've had two migraines in a week and a half of each other this month. Will I need a higher dose (I'm on 40 mg twice a day)? Or is that everything I have said to indicate I have to try something else? MedlinePlus MedlinePlus I have an appointment with my GP in a few days, but has anyone had a similar experience? Or any idea what's going on? Any help is appreciated. '
Depo ruined my life after just one shot. What side effects should I expect coming off of it?1mary doherty2012-10-15 04:22:09
Depo has ruined my life and my rationality taken with him . Symptoms ? MedlinePlus MedlinePlus MedlinePlus Depression anxiety MedlinePlus Mood swings MedlinePlus Extreme fatigue MedlinePlus Bleeding constant for more than one month MedlinePlus Loss of interest ( including sex ) MedlinePlus And many more that I'm too tired to name . MedlinePlus MedlinePlus I got on Depo because I'm not good at taking pills and wanted to gain weight. (I have 18 years and less than 90 lbs . ) I have all the side effects only save weight gain . The apparently everyone has . MedlinePlus MedlinePlus I've only had one shot. Since then , my relationship with my boyfriend has suffered . He even made me leave our home because he could not handle it. My next shot is due at the end of the month and I refuse to do this anymore. But can any lady that came off of Depo tell me some of the side effects should I expect? Do you think it will be as severe since it was only for three months? Anything will help. My relationship seriously depends on it . Thank you.
What are the Benefits of Studying and Working Side by Side? 2Ethelbert2017-11-08 02:41:38
Whether you are a freshman looking for some job opportunity to cover the tuition fee or an adult who is looking for career promotion, combining work and study becomes important. Whatever the case is, increasing tuition fees and flexible study options encourage students to take the time and make the most out of it. Such important choices in life only result in influencing your future greatly. Following are a few benefits of studying while continuing the job alongside. · There is no stress of finding the new job in the future. When the current employers knows you are working hard to make a great college degree an addition to your portfolio, he may definitely promote you to a higher position. · Additional knowledge will surely play an important role in developing a brand new set of personal as well as professional skills. You learn to set new goals, improve time management skills, and keep a positive attitude towards work completion. · Getting hired on a good job with the right salary suffice all the educational expenses and even enables you to save money to some extent. Not only that you pay tuition fee but also focus on long-term plans. · Some extra years of extensive work experience open ways to better job opportunities and leads you towards advanced and best online life experience degree . · During the years, there will appear more students choosing to study and wok along the side. As a result of such instances, universities have adapted the online learning programs that offer more flexible study options to the students. A few tips to success: · Make sure to get the schedule of classes to plan ahead of time as early as possible. · Try to build strong connections with your classmates so you may have an “inside man” to keep you updated. · Make sure to have your loved ones’ support as it tends to be a valuable asset for everyone. · Enlighten the teacher and employer both about your registration in an online course so they may get flexible with you. When you are overwhelmed and exhausted, some universities allow to switch from full-time study to part-time study. 
What is the down side and up side of being a beautician?3KEYONNA2012-10-04 13:44:02
I'm thinking of changing careers because I heard Donald Trump one day in a commericial . He said that to make a career in something you have a passion and gitfted and you will succeed . MedlinePlus MedlinePlus Hair style I've always known , but never really looked into it as a career. I would pay my own tuition . The pay is not bad and the hours are flexible. I have a flexible work schedule for my son . MedlinePlus MedlinePlus I was also looking into psychology , but do not have the financies pay for a graduate degree and I have a hard time with GRE , GMA , etc. Most online schools are not accrediated and I would not be able to apply for a state license. Tthat is why I'm trying to move in another direction .
How long will Pristiq (SNRI) discontinuation symptoms last?0variable noun MODAL 2012-11-02 04:45:03
I was prescribed Pristiq for anxiety problems over a year ago. SNRI is usually prescribed for depression . Recently suddenly stop taking it because it destroyed my motivation to do something creative ( I used to paint , write , sing and play guitar) . It's almost as if this antidepressant actually made ​​me depressed. I would have anxiety feel like a zombie at any time. MedlinePlus MedlinePlus Anyway , I have not taken a pill Pristiq in 3 1/2 days, or almost 90 hours. I started having symptoms of discontinuing it after about 36 hours , including dizziness and brain zaps typical that come along with stopping an antidepressant . I've also had a dull headache and my eyes are hot , as if with a slight fever . MedlinePlus MedlinePlus My questions are: MedlinePlus MedlinePlus 1. Besides being ugly , are there medical dangers of stopping dry ? My psychiatrist says no, but I can not trust her because drug knowledge - Rx seems very happy. Down all the new things that the drug reps are flashing these days . MedlinePlus MedlinePlus 2. If you continue this way of going cold turkey , how long should I wait to take these symptoms ? They seemed to be the worst day of yesterday and today are not so bad . Is the worst yet to come ?
What are the effects of concussion?0sparrow2012-10-15 08:27:25
Ok so what are the effects of concussion. The first TTIME the person had a concussion that caused an attack , ( the person does not attack ) that was 2 years ago . A month ago , a person had a concussion and still have symptoms ( heasachE , dizzyness ) . What does this effect ? Nno go ? I also heard that can casue depression ?
What does having an associates in psychology help me on the side?2Flossie2012-10-19 05:11:04
What does it mean to have a partner in psychology help me on the side?

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