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I'm currently taking several medications /depression.

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I'm currently taking several medications for anxiety/depression. My wife thinks I'm over medicated. How do I find out?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Bob replied 1 year ago.
Are your current medications helping with your anxiety/depression?
Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 1 year ago.
Hello
In fact there are several serious possible drug actions with your current combinations.
Escitalopram and both buspirone and buproprion for exam.
The recommendation would be to use an alternative or streamline your medications.
There are significant potential interactions with propranolol and abilify with buproprion.
I would discuss this with your doctor, even IF they are helping with your current situation.
Expert:  Dr. Bob replied 1 year ago.
There are two, often competing considerations when taking any medication: safety and effectiveness.
It is important to assess the effectiveness of a medication or medications one is already on before entertaining any possible changes.
Are your current meds helping, and are you under the care of a mental health professional?