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  1. My mother has been taking Ritalin for her adult ADD for more than 10 years. This afternoon it was found out that she just had a minor stroke and has evidence of possible prior strokes. Strokes do not run in the family, she is not elderly and has no ...
  2. My mother has taken Ritalin for adult ADD for over 10 years. This afternoon we found out she just had a minor stroke. There is evidence of possible prior strokes even though strokes do not run in the family, she is not elderly, and she has no history ...
  3. I have been taking 50 mgs of Zoloft daily for several years for chronic recurring clinical depression, and it has helped. In the last couple of months, though, I have been bothered by muscle tightness in my jaw, cheeks, and around my eyes. I tried ...
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    How do I counteract the insomnia and extreme pain I have ...
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    I researched this drug and it appears that there many side effects and it won''''t be ea ...
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  7. I am a 23 year old male who was prescribed celexa about a month ago for treatment of anxiety and mild depression. The medication has been very effective but the sexual side effects are too much. I also yawn continuously. Is there another anxiety medi ...
  8. I was prescribed amitriptyline 10 mg for sleep. I took it approx 15 yrs ago and could not tolerate higher than 10mg. At 50mg I had tachycardia.

    I am concerned that restarting it at this low dose that I may have cardiac side effects. Is t ...
  9. I am 30 years old and have taken lexapro for anxiety for 4 yrs. Now I suffer from mild depression and my doctor is switching me to Prozac. She says it is safe to stop the Lexapro suddenly and to begin the Prozac immediately. I am worried that I may ...
  10. I keep hearing about supplements that are supposed to "boost" cognition and memory. Can these so-called "nootropics" like iracetacetam, CDP-Choline, Bacopa, and Ginko actually do this or are they dangerous and ineffective?