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Risperdal

Risperdal

I know of preschool aged children being prescribed risperdal, is this ever okay?

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

also, I believe a lot of kids are sleep deprived...

posted over 5 years ago

Has Anyone Had Any Luck With Medication That Addresses Hypomania?

Has Anyone Had Any Luck With Medication That Addresses Hypomania?

I currently take zoloft, lamictal, klonopin, and buspar. They have significantly improved my anxiety and depression, but nothing thus far has touched my hypomania. Any suggestions?

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

Potent SSRI antidepressants, like Zoloft, can cause hypomanic/manic symptoms. I used to take Zoloft, and I found the less potent SNRI to be a little less edgy, but just as effective. Definitely talk… read more

posted about 5 years ago

Risperdal

Risperdal

I have been taking Risperdal for about 5 months now and I have been gaining weight even though I eat healthy. It is getting out of hand. How can I combat the weight gain? I don't want to gain more weight and end up having another problem in my life, which could potentially make me even more depressed.
Please help.

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

Risperdal is so knowned for weight gain I was on it for 2 months and gained 14lbs totally went off of it.

posted almost 5 years ago

What Do You Take For Schizophrenia? My Nephew Has It.

What Do You Take For Schizophrenia? My Nephew Has It.

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

Here's a list on some meds for schizophrenia
Chlorpromazine (Thorazine)
Fluphenazine (Prolixin)
Haloperidol (Haldol)
Perphenazine (Trilafon)
Thiothixene (Navane)

some others… read more

posted over 5 years ago

Cymbalta

Cymbalta

I have been on Cymbalta for over 10 years; I have recently increased my dose to 120 mg a day, but I still experience depression, anxiety, and a lack of interest in things that were of interest to me. I sleep alot and on days off will sleep very late; I have trouble getting out of bed im the morning, at the same time, I have difficulty staying asleep at night. I have tried to wean myself off this drug under a doctor's supervision, but hit a major wall at 20 mg; which led to panic attacks. What… read more

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

Just wanted to say I understand what yo’re talking about when saying you hit a wall trying to get off Cymbalta. I was slow tapering after a previous cold turkey drop and even with that I hit a wall… read more

posted about 4 years ago

Crying

Crying

i cry all the time and constant moaning i can't control it

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

I cried today because the depression wave crashed on me. Thought came up quickly like “this is what your dealing with” flash. Have you been able to stop and feel relief. You must get outside in the… read more

posted 27 days ago

Clozaril

Clozaril

Is Clozaril better for depression than Effexar

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

I am on Effexor for several years. I have my highs and lows but overall it is managing my depression very well.

posted almost 4 years ago

Do You Think My Depression Is Makin My Fibromyalgia Worse Feeling

Do You Think My Depression Is Makin My Fibromyalgia Worse Feeling

I have Fibromyalgia and i think depression is worse or my depression is makin my fibromyalgia flares up more 😭 worst feeling

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

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The fibro for me creates the depression. I think if I wasn't in constant pain I could be active n get healthy. I wish you the best n always try to remember to breathe

posted about 2 months ago

Suggestions For Guided Meditation

Suggestions For Guided Meditation

I need suggestions for guided meditation to help with my C-ptsd from narcissistic abuse, flight or fight, anxiety. I constantly have background noise in my head of all the abuse, memories, etc, which just keeps my anxiety high all the time, i enjoy the guided meditation but can't find some specific to what i need, The constant chatter in my head, the flashbacks, etc.

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

I use YouTube and have found life saving help with guided meditations. Check out Jason Stephenson or Unlock Your Life. I use these to get to sleep and also take a nap (covid layoff)
because I have… read more

posted about 1 year ago

How Long Should You Take A New Medience Before Deciding If It Is Working

How Long Should You Take A New Medience Before Deciding If It Is Working

I started Lorazapam 0.5mg 3 times a day.
On Wednesday February 10, today is the 15.

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

Yeah it makes you sleepy

posted over 1 year ago