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Q&A: Would a psychiatrist be reluctant to prescribe anti-depressants if the patient has a past with painkillers?

Question by anonymous: Would a psychiatrist be reluctant to prescribe anti-depressants if the patient has a past with painkillers? I know someone who is severely depressed and has never seen a psychiatrist. This person knows he could probably benefit from therapy and/or anti-depressant medication. He has had a problem with painkillers in the past, sometimes […]

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Can a former drug addict take antidepressants or antipsychotics?

Question by Monkey Doctor: Can a former drug addict take antidepressants or antipsychotics? If you have previously been addicted to narcotics, such as vicodin or codeine, is it safe to go on antidepressants or antipsychotics? Especially if its something you don’t like to talk about thus, you don’t want to discuss it with your doctor. […]

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Update! Antidepressants DO make you suicidal

I am feeling better after getting off my Topamax and Cymbalta. Discussion on other things.

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Withdrawing from Antidepressants Can be Dangerous

www.youtube.com www.encognitive.com Prescription drugs are now one of the nation’s leading killers! source Consumer Reports. The number of people needlessly hurt or killed by prescription drugs has become staggering. A recent study in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) found that in one year, over two million patients suffered serious drug reactions, resulting […]

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How do you deal with sexual side effects of antidepressants?

Question by byee77777: How do you deal with sexual side effects of antidepressants? Nearly everyone I know who are on antidepressants have some level of sexual side effects. I understand that medications have side effects, but I’ve been on many different antidepressants over the past 3 years and it seems that I have problems with […]

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