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Managing side effects of med swap

Swapping head drugs from escitalopram (Lexapro) to desvenlafexine (Pristiq). Side effects are not being kind, but from my research so far it seems the medical opinion is: totes normal, suck it up sunshine. I would like to be able to cope with daily life during the adjustment period a bit better than I am at the moment and am hoping you guys might have some practical suggestions. Details within. And yes, I completely know you are not my doctor or other mental health professional. [more inside]
posted by Athanassiel on Apr 26, 2015 - 7 answers

The rest of the meds world

What are SNRIs, and what are they like to take? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 27, 2015 - 17 answers

Zoloft: does it get worse before it gets better?

Zoloft: does it get worse before it gets better? YANMD. [more inside]
posted by joeyjoejoejr on Jan 14, 2015 - 14 answers

Can anxiety feel like this?

I find it difficult to articulate the way I've been feeling, but more and more I'm suspecting that things aren't right. I'm in my second year of grad school and I'm not getting things done fast enough, due to circumstances both under my control, and outside of it. I'm starting to think my problem might be anxiety, or depression. [more inside]
posted by dinofuzz on Aug 5, 2013 - 17 answers

All I know is I take my medicine, I always take my medicine.

[PlaylistFilter] Songs about being on, or prescribed with, psychiatric medication. [more inside]
posted by Yma on May 18, 2012 - 52 answers

How much cheaper are generics?

How extreme is the price difference between generic antidepressants of various types and their non-generic counterparts in Australia, assuming one has a prescription and a medicare card? [more inside]
posted by lollusc on Oct 27, 2011 - 8 answers

AD withdrawal fun

I abruptly stopped Risperidone, Effexor XR, and Epival all at once and now I'm feeling like garbage. Is there anything I can do to mitigate the feeling like arse? [more inside]
posted by kanata on Oct 20, 2011 - 23 answers

Love on other drugs?

Is it possible to feel love on antidepressants? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 26, 2011 - 38 answers

Online resources for women weaning from anti-depressants for pregnancy?

What kind of resources -- blogs, online communities, etc. -- are out there for a woman who is trying to wean herself from anti-depressants, in hopes of getting pregnant? [more inside]
posted by palliser on Dec 29, 2009 - 8 answers

How to deal with depression

My doctor wants to put me on anti-depressants, but I'm hesitant. What experiences do you have with them, and would you recommend dealing with the depression naturally or with the medication? [more inside]
posted by jonathanstrange on May 24, 2006 - 44 answers

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