ssri

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    Feels like I'm Withdrawing but I'm not (SSRI)

    I have the common symptoms of withdrawal from sertraline - Brain zaps, constant sickness, and agitation. But my dose hasn't changed, I've been on it for 3 years nearly. Does anyone know why?
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    What helped me with my anxiety (gad) and depression.

    So this is my first time posting on a forum like this. I have browser various ones for years looking for advice on anything from supplements and foods to medications and self help techniques. I tried what seemed like everything. So many other seemed to have success with certain breathing...
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    Why does Sertraline zombify me?

    My brief period (6 months) on Sertraline has been that it sapped my creativity and basically made me not want to do anything, not feel anything. I just sit at the computer and watch videos and occasionally walk around, or eat, or go to the bathroom. I just don't have any drive to really do very...
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    Switching back to previous SSRI after poop out?

    My history: Zoloft —> Paxil —> Lexapro (4 years) It seems like my Lexapro is losing effectiveness, same thing that happened with the other two. I have getting horrible panic attacks for th past few months. Does anyone have experience going back to a previous SSRI? I think I took the Zoloft for...
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    Helpsexual side effects SSRI!!? (trying wellbutrin on top of zoloft)

    Hi friends, :) I have been really bummed about the sexual side effects of the otherwise wonderful for me Zoloft. :low: I have it all - dryness, loss of desire, very delayed and then "pleasureless" orgasm, basically anorgasmia.... so looking for any advice on how to proceed with this! Since...
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    Vivid Nightmares

    I’m sorry, I don’t know what condition to put this under. I do have anxiety and depression but I’ve never had this kind of symptom before. My doctor had some kind of clerical error with my prescriptions and I’ve been off SSRI for over two weeks. I’m getting back on it, but I’ve been over a...
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    Bad reactions with ssri's, any suggestions?

    Before I talk about the meds I've tried, I'd like to share some background info. First, my family has a bad history of depression and anxiety. My grandfather committed suicide, my mom and a few of her sisters is on antidepressants. Many of my cousins are on them as well. I have had depression...
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    Sertraline is making me "numb" and indifferent.

    Hi guys, I am suffering from Dystymia and SAD and have been taking Sertraline 50 - 75mg for over a year now. It helps with psychosomatic ailments and moderately attenuates the anxiety & fear. My problem with Sertraline is: It makes me an apathetic zombie, indifferent to life and very...
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    pharmaceutical industry and their 'reinventions'

    There is a certain irony here: "Ugh, tricyclics! Low selectivity for the serotonin transporter over the noradrenaline transporter, and what's with all the antagonism at histamine, alpha and 5HT2A receptors? Dirty stuff! Thankfully this is the 90's, and we have Selective Serotonin Reuptake...
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    Amantadine for SSRI sexual dysfunctions...

    Hello, my psychiatrist advised me to resume the Zoloft (Sertraline) 50mg and side with Mantadan (Amantadine) 100mg a day to combat the sexual effects, which forced me in the past to leave Zoloft, despite the excellent response I had on anxiety depression and social phobia ... Now my question is...
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    Hello out there...

    Good day eh, and... thank you for looking. :) I am hoping to learn from this forum as well as share what I can. I am an introverted, middle aged woman who has battled depression/anxiety since 12 years old. I am not blaming my hormones but I am sure they didn't help. ;) I never even spoke to...
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    How long do they work for?

    I have my regular medication plus an SSRI. I have been taking it for depression for ten months and I think it is becoming weaker. I know it is not working as well and I am sure that soon enough I will be depressed again especially as we are now in the colder months. How long do they work for...
  13. Square Pearl

    SSRI hallucinations

    I am worried that in the middle of the night when I get up to use the bathroom, I have strange visuals. They have been fairly mild for 8 months but last night I saw a creature running around my bathroom floor that I think was a rat, but it was definitely not a real rat. I was startled and then I...
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    Foggy Thinking and SSRIs

    Hi Everyone, This is my first post. I'm looking for some ideas from folks with experience. I'm 51 and I'm trying to find a med for my anxiety that doesn't cause fuzzy thinking. Originally, I went to the Doctor 20 years ago for "sleep issues" and he diagnosed Depression. That was...
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    SSRI increasing depression

    Hi guys I've had many mild depressions in my life and depression with psychotic features when i was 21. I only took the SSRI for a few months it didn't work very well. I started a new SSRI at a large dose about 2 years ago for anxiety but it makes me very depressed. In recent months my...
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    Trintelix (Vortioxetine) - New SSRI-like medication!

    Trintellix is an atypical antidepressant, a serotonin modulator and stimulator. Pharmacodynamics Trintelix is a so-called "serotonin modulator and stimulator". It has been shown to possess the following pharmacological actions: SERT*[Serotonin transporter] Inhibition NET*[Norepinephrine...
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    OCD and Sexuality

    I’m a 25 year old male that has recently discovered that he might have a fetish. Ever since puberty I have been extremely turned on by girls that wore thongs/ g strings( underwear) . Like on a scale of 1 to 10 I might find a girl partly attractive but if she wore thongs too then it would make...
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    Doc Denied My SSRI Refill

    Hello everyone, This is my very first post, as I am brand new here. Never registered on a mental health forum but have read some mental health forum threads in the past. First, a little background- I have a history of depression with some anxiety leading to occasional panic attacks. I was...
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    How long for Prozac to work?

    I was taking Prozac 40mg for about 3 weeks. I felt a small difference. Now I'm on 80mg since 4 days ago and I don't feel the difference yet. How long for the increased dose to take effect?
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    Any advice on medication?

    Hi, I have been suffering from severe depression for the past seven years, and only started receiving treatment for it about four months ago. I've tried two different SSRI medications. The first one (I can't remember the name) I was only on for about four weeks, before the side effects grew...