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Re: Considering meds and need advice jammerlich

Posted by King of Nothing on August 8, 2007, at 16:15:26

In reply to Considering meds and need advice, posted by jammerlich on August 8, 2007, at 15:18:29

> I am very leery of taking antidepressants and have been for quite some time. But, I've been feeling especially awful lately and think it may be time to bite the bullet. I've seen a pdoc recently and his suggestions are:
> Celexa
> Effexor XR
> Zoloft
> Prozac
> My top three concerns are:
> withdrawal
> weight gain
> sweating
> I'm pretty sure I DO NOT want the Effexor because of it's similarity to Cymbalta, about which I've heard several horrific withdrawal stories.
> Which of these might be a good place to start and what are important things I should know about them? Anything else come to mind that might be a better option?

It really just depends on the individual's really a gamble like situation. My wife does great on Effexor, it did nothing for me. Zoloft worked great for me for many years, prozac made me anxious. Different meds effect different people in different ways...that's the bottom line!!

My Pdoc let's me choose my own guess(usually) is as good as his with basic anti-depressants. You really have to try one to see how it works for YOU. Good Luck to you.




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