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Hi Dr.Kusik, My depression was defeated almost with anafranil

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Hi Dr.Kusik, My depression was defeated almost with anafranil 150mg I had a brilliant Summer I felt great but as August came naturally my mood lowered as I faced into a new school year in a new school I have coped ok until now put I am finding it extremely difficult at present with anxiety and thoughts returning and mood low at times.. My Psychiatrist added priadel 400mg but I was not able to tolerate it now It has been reduced to 200mg..Is this combination effective for obsessional thoughts as I am not improving?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Mental Health
Expert:  Dr. Kaushik replied 3 years ago.

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Well, priadel has been added by your psychiatrist to control your low mood as it is a mood stabilizing drug , but this drug does little to help your anxiety and obsessional thoughts , however , it makes a good combination with anafranil to treat your low mood , but to have more effect on your obsessional thoughts and anxiety , i would suggets that you ask your psychiatrist to add to these two drugs, one anti anxiety drug such as clonazepam or buspairone , clonazepam should be preferred for its faster action , but ask the the doctor to start it at a low dose and then gradually increase the dose as per the doctor's discretion and as oper the need.

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So, my suggestion to you as of now is that you ask your psychiatrist to start you on an anti anxiety drug such as clonazepam , while continuing on the present 2 drugs -- anafranil and priadel . so kindly discuss this with your doctor and i am quite positive that you will get relief from your obsessive thoughts and anxiety.

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I hope this helps..

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Wish you all the best...

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Regards..

Expert:  Dr. Kaushik replied 3 years ago.
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

 

Why are these disgusting thoughts I had last year trying to come back their not me completly out of character and frighten meFrown They make me feel so low and worthless.

Expert:  Dr. Kaushik replied 3 years ago.

Well, this is the nature of your illness which causes these disgusting thoughts to recur , so instead of getting all worked up about the cause , try to introduce the changes in your drug regime that i have suggested above and you will see the positive change in your condition with control over your obsessional thoughts.

 

I hope this helps..

 

Wish you all the best...

 

 

Regards..

 




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