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Emsam

Emsam

Anyone using Emsam patch? Doctor just prescribed it and waiting on approval from my insurance to see if it's going to be covered or not. MDD for the last 3 years. 10 different antidepressants with no relief.

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

I used the 6 mg for a few years. It worked well in the beginning.

posted about 2 months ago

Emsam

Emsam

Doesn't seem to be working even at 12. Don't know what to try next.

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

Good advice! Yes, "Don't give up 5 minutes before the miracle happens."

posted over 3 years ago

Emsam

Emsam

Is this med usually covered by insurance or is it one you need to fight and jump through a bunch of hoops to get? My insurance is preferred one.

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

Has anyone tried or read book/workbooks on cog behavioral therapy? My Psychiatrist recommended I read up on this treatment and try to work thru some of… read more

posted about 1 year ago

Those Who Are/have Been On Serdep/Sertraline: What Are Your Experiences?

Those Who Are/have Been On Serdep/Sertraline: What Are Your Experiences?

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

When ssris and snris dont work, its time to try novel medications like: Emsam patch, moclobemide, namenda, tianeptine, mirapex, maoi inhibitors or… read more

posted almost 2 years ago

Does Anyone Else Have Long, Involved, Vivid Dreams?

Does Anyone Else Have Long, Involved, Vivid Dreams?

I don’t get them every night, but I’ve had them the past two nights and I wake up tired and worn out in spite of sleeping 10-11 hours. I wouldn’t call them nightmares, but they’re very emotional and seem so darn REAL. Sometimes I even wake myself up because I’m moaning, groaning, or trying to yell in my sleep. I read that antidepressants can cause this, so I was wondering if any of you were experiencing the same thing. I think it’s from either the Effexor or read more

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

MickDNewey, please read my post above!

posted 9 months ago