Medications and therapies

Share information about medications and therapies for anxiety and depression. Find out what to ask your medical professional, learn what works for others, discuss side effects and their management, and more.



  • By godschild7 · New reply March 19, 2014
  • 11 replies
  • Is klonopin better than ativan. I use to take ativan and felt normal instantly. But it's not good for long term use ...

Anyone been on Viibryd?

  • By Notsurprised · Posted March 14, 2014
  • 0 replies
  • My psychiatrist is having me taper off Prozac and then start on Viibryd. Does anyone have experience with this drug? I just heard about it when I saw her yesterday. Thanks ...


  • By faith1980 · New reply March 2, 2014
  • 13 replies
  • can you tell me your experience with Xanax? just started taking it ,my dosage is 0.25 mg ...


  • By cowlady · New reply February 26, 2014
  • 13 replies
  • Just started diazepam 5 mg two times daily. I have had no reaction to it at all. Does it take time for it to build up in your system? Or should I call my doctor and tell him I didn't get any results from ...

Inderal bacause can't take SRRIs

  • By camille4 · New reply February 25, 2014
  • 10 replies
  • After taking every anti-depression medicine known to man and having adverse affects with them, I now take Inderal on a regular basis instead of how it is usually used. I haven't had anxiety or panic attacks ...

Vision Changes Due to Medication?

  • By JuniAda19 · New reply February 23, 2014
  • 1 reply
  • Has anyone experienced vision changes with their medication? My eyes have definitely changed since I started Wellbutrin, Lexapro and Xanax XL. It's almost as if my eyes don't focus. If I stare at an object ...

Is anyone having success with prozac

  • By theresa06 · New reply February 8, 2014
  • 10 replies
  • Please let me know I have tried so many meds that didnt work now I'm trying prozac three weeks in no relief anyone out there doing well on it when others didnt work please respond ...

Is anyone out there taking prozac antidepressant

  • By theresa06 · New reply February 4, 2014
  • 4 replies
  • I have been trying just about every ssri med also Effexor and for a short time tried zyprexa and abilify as add ons none have helped the extreme depression fears and anxiety I have developed which I attribute ...

Is anyone out there on prozac with success

  • By theresa06 · Posted February 1, 2014
  • 0 replies
  • I have tried so many meds none have worked I'm now on prozac looking for some positive experiences with this med please respond ...

I Dont Want To Give Up

  • By laugh-like-a-kid · New reply January 27, 2014
  • 6 replies
  • hello everyone!! I am 24.Persuing Chartered Accountancy course.In 2010 doctors prescribed me divaa od 500 anxit .25mg.these medicines were not working on me and i changed my doctor in 2012 then my new ...

Is anyone taking prozac

  • By theresa06 · New reply January 10, 2014
  • 5 replies
  • I being take off viibryd like all others haven't worked for my severe depression anxiety fears medical related PTSD and being put on prozac 20 Mgs did anyone have success with prozac when other meds failed ...

Does anyone take viibryd

  • By theresa06 · New reply December 24, 2013
  • 4 replies
  • I have tried many different meds and am now on viibryd I have severe anxiety depression PTSD fears etc which started after some medical scares two years ago I just was raised from 20 to 40 Mgs with no ...


  • By goodgirl4 · New reply December 14, 2013
  • 10 replies
  • any one had any experience with viibryd I have been on it for a year it has worked wonders also the thought that your thoughts lie to you work wnders as well ...

How long did it take for an antidepressant to start working for you

  • By theresa06 · New reply December 7, 2013
  • 4 replies
  • Please let me know how long it took before it "started" working at all did u have to try several meds before finding one I haven't been able to find anything to help me in two years I have severe anxiety ...

What is the longest an ssri has taken to start working for yiu

  • By theresa06 · New reply December 7, 2013
  • 2 replies
  • I have tried many ssri meds now on viibryd for two weeks can you please tell me what the longest time was that a med took to work for you meaning before you saw any improvement? Did you feel better gradually ...

How long does it take for an antidepressant to work for you

  • By theresa06 · New reply December 6, 2013
  • 8 replies
  • Please tell me how long it took for an antidepressant to work for you did you have to try several if so how long do u give each one please let me know your experience ...

Viibryd users please respond

  • By theresa06 · New reply December 5, 2013
  • 7 replies
  • I have tried many medications to combat my severe anxiety depression PTSD which developed two years ago after some medical scares my whole view of life changed and became a very scare place. Just wondering ...

University of Liverpool Survey

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  • By Misspotions (Inactive) · Posted October 10, 2013
  • 0 replies
  • Dear members, You are being invited to participate in a research survey study endorsed by the University of Liverpool. This survey is aimed at studying the perspective of potential research subjects and ...

Seizures versus Tegretol

  • By waterbiskit · New reply August 15, 2013
  • 1 reply
  • I was born with Epilepsy I have been taking Tegretol for 48 years (I am now 50). Just recently I have started having Absence Seizures quite regularly and I am being told that I should change to another ...

Cymbalta to Viibryd

  • By PrecedexCA · New reply August 6, 2013
  • 3 replies
  • I have been switched from cymbalta to Viibryd. I can't believe after 6 weeks I am still having brain zaps! That was one of the reasons I got off the cymbalta because I was getting them, but the withdrawal ...

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