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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 almost 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 over 4 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 over 4 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 almost 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 over 3 years 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 over 3 years ago

Weight Gain On Antidepressants

Weight Gain On Antidepressants

Hi I've been on different antidepressants for years and am currently on cymbalta/duloxetine. All of them have caused me to put on weight, which causes more depression and not liking myself. I was slim and active before I started these medications. Now I feel too tired to exercise, whereas I used to be active. I've just started a new diet but find the drugs cause carb cravings and increased appetite. How do people deal with this problem? I feel in despair about it as when I come off the… read more

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

I think its a symptom, that your meds are not high enough, especially if your not feeling motivated, and no longer have any energy. Don't forget its the SAD season, so also try a sad box, I have put… read more

posted about 1 month ago

Has Anyone Had Side Effects When Starting Trintellis?

Has Anyone Had Side Effects When Starting Trintellis?

Im lowering my dose of Effexor and starting Trintellus. Yesterday was throwing up about half an hour to an hour after taking it. Not fun! Just wondering what you took for this until it went away. Cant be throwing up at work.

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

Yes so far its working really well. Ive just gotten to the full dose this past weekend. I feel really good mood wise but i am tired. I work in an elementary school though do thats normal. Lol.

edited, originally posted about 2 months ago

How Do You Guys Manage The 'obvious' Physiological Symptoms Of Anxiety, Such As Shaking, Breathlessness And Dizziness?

How Do You Guys Manage The 'obvious' Physiological Symptoms Of Anxiety, Such As Shaking, Breathlessness And Dizziness?

For as long as I can remember I have suffered with Tremors, breathlessness and dizziness. In particularly stressful instances or times of severe low mood and depression, these symptoms worsen. How do you manage these symptoms?

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

When I have an anxiety attack where I am gasping for air, I do my best to focus on relaxing my chest and slowing my breathing. Then I continue to breathe deeply and slowly. Breathing is the only thing… read more

posted over 4 years ago

Ok To All Those Out Their Can I Get Some Info Please? I Have Sever Anxiety And I Have Been Threw 2 Different Meds Hydroxyzine And Busprione

Ok To All Those Out Their Can I Get Some Info Please? I Have Sever Anxiety And I Have Been Threw 2 Different Meds Hydroxyzine And Busprione

What is a good medication for sever anxiety and that will work with bipolar? Next question im in serch for a depression ? Like mentioned i am. Manic bipolar please and thank u your feedback if you have any

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

I use klonopin for anxiety too. I take it as needed. There are several medications for the treatment of bi polar. My son has found help w Latuda, but each persons chemistry is different. Keep… read more

posted about 3 years ago