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Precautions and Warnings With Protriptyline - Prozac and Suicide

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  • Precautions and Warnings With Protriptyline
    Protriptyline may cause increased or decreased blood sugar levels in some people. This page of the eMedTV archives provides other precautions and warnings with protriptyline and lists those who should avoid taking the antidepressant.
  • Precautions and Warnings With SSRIs
    SSRIs can increase your risk of developing suicidal thoughts and could be dangerous to take when pregnant. This eMedTV segment takes an in-depth look at other important precautions and warnings with SSRIs and describes who should not take an SSRI.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Trazodone
    This eMedTV page describes precautions and warnings with trazodone, including existing conditions you should tell your doctor about and possible side effects. For example, trazodone can cause a painful erection of the penis that doesn't go away.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Tricyclic Antidepressants
    This eMedTV page examines several precautions and warnings with tricyclic antidepressants, such as those relating to potential allergic reactions. This page also covers who should not take tricyclic antidepressants.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Trimipramine
    Trimipramine can worsen schizophrenia in some people. This eMedTV article contains other precautions and warnings with trimipramine, including possible side effects that may occur and people who should not take the drug (such as those taking MAOIs).
  • Precautions and Warnings With Venlafaxine XR
    Some precautions and warnings with venlafaxine XR concern not taking the medication with a MAO inhibitor. This eMedTV article covers warnings and precautions to be aware of with venlafaxine XR, such as those involving taking the drug while nursing.
  • Premature Ejaculation and Lexapro
    This eMedTV page explains that while most Lexapro sexual side effects are undesirable, one sexual side effect, delayed ejaculation, can help men who suffer from premature ejaculation. This page discusses premature ejaculation and Lexapro in depth.
  • Pristiq
    Pristiq is a prescription medicine used for treating depression. This article on the eMedTV site explains how Pristiq works, describes its effects, lists possible side effects that may occur, and explains what you should know before taking the drug.
  • Pristiq (Desvenlafaxine) Medication Information
    If you are an adult with depression, your doctor may recommend Pristiq (desvenlafaxine). This eMedTV page provides important information on the medication, including some of Pristiq's side effects and general safety precautions to be aware of.
  • Pristiq 100 mg Tablets
    People with liver disease should not take more than 100 mg of Pristiq each day. This eMedTV Web article briefly talks about taking Pristiq tablets for treating depression and lists the factors that may affect your dose.
  • Pristiq 50 mg Tablets
    As this eMedTV page explains, the typical starting dosage of Pristiq is a 50 mg tablet taken once daily. This article also covers some general Pristiq dosing guidelines, describes factors that may affect your dosage, and lists tips for taking this drug.
  • Pristiq Alternatives
    Psychotherapy, electroconvulsive therapy, and natural therapies are common Pristiq alternatives. This eMedTV article also lists other medication alternatives to Pristiq and explains how the different types of therapies work.
  • Pristiq and Alcohol
    This eMedTV resource explains why Pristiq is not recommended for people who drink large amounts of alcohol on a regular basis. This article offers more information on this topic, explaining the problems that can occur when Pristiq is taken with alcohol.
  • Pristiq and Breastfeeding
    Pristiq is known to pass through breast milk in humans. This eMedTV Web page includes more information on Pristiq and breastfeeding, and explores the potential risks of exposing your nursing child to the depression medication.
  • Pristiq and Dry Mouth
    Dry mouth appears to be a potential side effect of Pristiq. This page on the eMedTV Web site includes more information on Pristiq and dry mouth, and explains how common this side effect appears to be in people taking the depression medication.
  • Pristiq and Pregnancy
    At this time, the full risks of using Pristiq during pregnancy are unknown. This eMedTV segment offers more information on Pristiq and pregnancy, and describes the problems that may occur if the drug is taken during the third trimester of pregnancy.
  • Pristiq and Weight Gain
    In clinical studies, less than 2 percent of people experienced weight gain while taking Pristiq. This eMedTV selection discusses the possibility of weight gain with this antidepressant, with tips on what to do if this particular side effect occurs.
  • Pristiq and Weight Loss
    As an SNRI medication, Pristiq has the potential to cause weight loss. As this eMedTV segment explains, this could be related to side effects such as appetite loss, nausea, or diarrhea. This article takes a detailed look at losing weight on Pristiq.
  • Pristiq Antidepressant
    A prescription antidepressant, Pristiq comes in the form of a tablet that is taken once a day. This eMedTV selection takes a quick look at this drug, including information on side effects and dosing guidelines. A link to more information is also included.
  • Pristiq Dangers
    You may not be able to use Pristiq safely if you have certain medical conditions (such as heart problems). This eMedTV Web segment takes a closer look at other potential dangers of Pristiq and provides a link to more information.
  • Pristiq Dosage
    For most people, the recommended Pristiq dosage is 50 mg per day. As this eMedTV resource explains, your doctor can increase your Pristiq dose if symptoms do not improve. This article also includes precautions and tips for those taking the medicine.
  • Pristiq Drug Information
    This eMedTV Web page discusses the prescription drug Pristiq. Information discussed includes its possible side effects, warnings, dosing, drug interactions, and effects.
  • Pristiq Drug Interactions
    Medicines that can cause Pristiq drug interactions include MAOIs, indinavir, and triptans. This eMedTV article contains a more complete list of medications that may interact with Pristiq and explains what may happen if these drugs are taken together.
  • Pristiq Drug Side Effects
    Dry mouth, dizziness, and nausea are some of the most commonly reported side effects of the drug Pristiq. This eMedTV segment provides an overview of this antidepressant's side effects, including those requiring immediate medical care.
  • Pristiq for Anxiety
    In some cases, Pristiq is used for anxiety; however, this is an "off-label" use. This eMedTV segment explains what "off-label" means, discusses the condition this medication is approved to treat, and includes a link to more information on the topic.
  • Pristiq for Children
    As this eMedTV article explains, Pristiq has been shown to be an effective depression treatment for adults. However, Pristiq is not approved for children at this time. This resource describes the drug's uses in more detail and links to more information.
  • Pristiq for Depression
    As this eMedTV page explains, Pristiq is a prescribed drug used to treat depression. Pristiq works by affecting certain chemicals in the brain that can cause depression when the levels become unbalanced. This page also offers a link to more information.
  • Pristiq Indications
    Pristiq is approved to treat depression in adults, but it is sometimes also used for other reasons. This eMedTV Web page talks about Pristiq and its uses (or "indications"), including a link to more detailed information.
  • Pristiq Oral
    Available in the form of an extended-release tablet, Pristiq is an oral medication used to treat depression. This eMedTV Web page gives an introduction to this drug and how it works. A link to more detailed information on this medicine is also provided.
  • Pristiq Overdose
    Headache, dizziness, and constipation are possible signs of a Pristiq overdose. This eMedTV Web page lists other reported symptoms of an overdose and describes various treatment options that are available in case of overdose.
  • Pristiq Risks
    Some of the potential risks with using Pristiq may involve dizziness, nausea, and diarrhea. This eMedTV page describes other risks associated with the antidepressant, including potentially serious problems that may require immediate medical attention.
  • Pristiq Safety
    Pristiq is generally well tolerated, but it can cause problems in people with certain medical conditions. This eMedTV article discusses the safety of Pristiq, explaining how your healthcare provider will determine if the antidepressant is right for you.
  • Pristiq Side Effects
    Diarrhea, nausea, and increased sweating are among the more commonly reported Pristiq side effects. This eMedTV page lists other possible side effects, including rare and potentially serious side effects that may require medical attention.
  • Pristiq Strengths
    This eMedTV resource explains that two different strengths of Pristiq are available. This page also describes factors that determine the amount a doctor prescribes and briefly explains how this antidepressant medication works.
  • Pristiq Substitute
    If you have side effects or if Pristiq is not working for you, there are several alternatives available. This eMedTV Web resource describes several substitutes for Pristiq, such as other medications, therapy, and complementary alternatives.
  • Pristiq Tablets
    As this eMedTV Web resource discusses, Pristiq tablets are a prescription medicine used to treat depression. This article offers more detail on Pristiq, including information on how the drug works, potential side effects, and available strengths.
  • Pristiq Uses
    Pristiq is often used for the treatment of major depression. This section of the eMedTV library describes how the drug works for depression symptoms, explains whether it can be used in children, and lists possible off-label Pristiq uses.
  • Pristiq Warnings and Precautions
    Pristiq can increase the heart rate and blood pressure. This eMedTV segment lists other problems that may occur with the use of Pristiq. Warnings and precautions on who should not use the antidepressant are also included.
  • Pristiq Withdrawal
    Dizziness, anxiety, and sweating are some of the symptoms that may occur when you stop taking Pristiq. This eMedTV page talks about the Pristiq withdrawal symptoms you may experience when stopping treatment, including what your doctor can do to help.
  • Pristique
    Pristiq is a medication often prescribed for treating the symptoms of depression. This segment of the eMedTV Web site explains how Pristiq works and lists some of its potential side effects. Pristique is a common misspelling of Pristiq.
  • Problems With Amitriptyline
    Dry mouth, hair loss, and erectile dysfunction have been known to occur in people taking amitriptyline. This eMedTV Web page lists some other problems with amitriptyline that may develop during treatment and provides a link to more detailed information.
  • Problems With Celexa
    Some of the potential problems with Celexa may include nausea, ejaculation problems, and insomnia. This eMedTV Web resource describes other possible problems, including potentially serious side effects that require immediate medical care.
  • Problems With Cymbalta
    Some of the potential problems with Cymbalta may include headaches, diarrhea, and nausea. This eMedTV Web resource describes other possible problems, including potentially serious side effects that require prompt medical attention.
  • Problems With Effexor
    Common Effexor side effects include dry mouth, nausea, and drowsiness. As this eMedTV page explains, while most side effects are mild, it is possible to develop potentially serious problems with Effexor (such as chest pain or difficulty sleeping).
  • Problems With Lexapro
    It is possible to develop problems with Lexapro, although most people tolerate this drug well. This eMedTV page lists some of the most common side effects of Lexapro and explains which problems are potentially serious and require medical attention.
  • Problems With Nortriptyline
    Although most people don't experience difficulties during treatment with nortriptyline, problems do happen. This eMedTV resource takes a look at possible side effects seen with this drug and explains what to do if they should occur.
  • Problems With Pristiq
    As this eMedTV segment explains, Pristiq has the potential to cause problems like nausea, diarrhea, and dizziness. This article describes other possible problems, including serious side effects that require immediate medical care.
  • Problems With Prozac
    As with any medication, it is possible to develop problems with Prozac. This article from the eMedTV Web site describes some of the common side effects of Prozac and explains which problems are potentially serious and require medical attention.
  • Problems With Trazodone
    As explained in this eMedTV page, some of the rare but serious problems reported with trazodone include hostility, suicidal thoughts, and agitation. This article sheds some light on these and other side effects, and includes a link to more information.
  • Problems With Wellbutrin
    Some of the potential problems with Wellbutrin include headaches, nausea, and weight loss. This eMedTV Web page describes other possible problems with this medication, including potentially serious side effects that require immediate medical care.
  • Problems With Zoloft
    As with any antidepressant, it is possible to develop problems with Zoloft. This eMedTV segment lists some of the most commonly reported side effects of this medication and explains which ones are potentially serious and require medical attention.
  • Prosac
    Prozac is prescription drug that is licensed to treat conditions such as depression or bulimia. This eMedTV page describes other uses, lists possible side effects, and offers precautions for the drug. Prosac is a common misspelling of Prozac.
  • Prosak
    A doctor may prescribe Prozac to treat depression, panic disorder, OCD, or bulimia. This eMedTV Web segment offers a brief description of Prozac and explains what to tell your doctor before taking it. Prosak is a common misspelling of Prozac.
  • Protriptyline
    Protriptyline is a prescription medicine that is licensed for treating depression. This eMedTV Web page further describes the drug, offering detailed information on its effects, dosing information, and possible side effects.
  • Protriptyline (Vivactil)
    As this eMedTV segment explains, protriptyline (Vivactil) is used for the treatment of depression. This article offers an overview of this medication, with information on how to take it, what to expect, and more.
  • Protriptyline Dosing
    The suggested daily dose of protriptyline is 15 mg to 40 mg, taken in three or four smaller doses. This eMedTV Web page contains other protriptyline dosing guidelines and offers information on when and how to take the medication.
  • Protriptyline Side Effects
    Some possible protriptyline side effects include confusion, nausea, and flushing. This page on the eMedTV Web site lists other potential side effects of the drug and also describes serious problems that should be reported to a doctor right away.
  • Proxac
    Prozac is a medication that is often prescribed to treat depression. As this eMedTV segment explains, however, Prozac is also licensed to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder, bulimia, and panic disorder. Proxac is a common misspelling of Prozac.
  • Proxetine
    As this eMedTV Web segment explains, a doctor may prescribe paroxetine to treat certain conditions that affect the brain, such as depression and anxiety. This page also describes how paroxetine works. Proxetine is a common misspelling of paroxetine.
  • Prozac
    Prozac is a type of antidepressant that is used to treat panic disorder, depression, and other conditions. This eMedTV article further discusses specific Prozac uses and offers details on the drug's dosage information and possible side effects.
  • Prozac 10 mg Capsules
    Of the four strengths available, 10 mg Prozac capsules are the lowest strength. This page on the eMedTV site lists other available strengths and provides Prozac dosing guidelines for the treatment of depression, OCD, panic disorder, and bulimia.
  • Prozac 20 mg Capsules
    As this eMedTV page explains, Prozac is available in a number of forms and strengths, including 10 mg, 20 mg, 40 mg, and 90 mg capsules. Prozac also comes in an oral solution form and a long-acting form that is sold under the name of Prozac Weekly.
  • Prozac 40 mg Capsules
    As this eMedTV page explains, Prozac is available in a number of forms and strengths, including 10 mg, 20 mg, 40 mg, and 90 mg capsules. Prozac also comes in an oral solution form and a long-acting form that is sold under the name of Prozac Weekly.
  • Prozac 90 mg Capsules
    Prozac Weekly (the long-acting form of the medication) comes in the form of 90 mg Prozac capsules. This eMedTV segment describes this product in more detail and offers dosing guidelines for the treatment of various conditions within the brain.
  • Prozac Alternatives
    Common Prozac alternatives include other depression medications or different kinds of therapy. This eMedTV segment describes these various options in detail, including an extensive list of other antidepressants that can be used with links to learn more.
  • Prozac and Dry Mouth
    There are many common side effects of Prozac, and dry mouth occurs in up to 12 percent of patients. This eMedTV segment provides suggestions (such as avoiding caffeine and sipping water often) that may help with dry mouth symptoms.
  • Prozac and Hair Loss
    Hair loss is a rarely reported side effect of Prozac. This part of the eMedTV archives briefly covers Prozac and hair loss, including information on how common hair loss is with the antidepressant and what your doctor may recommend.
  • Prozac and Insomnia
    Insomnia is the most common side effect reported with Prozac. This eMedTV Web page further discusses Prozac and insomnia, explains how common insomnia is with the antidepressant, and offers suggestions for improving sleep habits.
  • Prozac and Pregnancy
    Prozac is generally not recommended during pregnancy. This eMedTV page offers an overview of pregnancy and Prozac, explaining that complications (such as seizures and lung problems) have been seen in newborns exposed to the drug during pregnancy.
  • Prozac and Sex Drive
    As this eMedTV Web segment explains, there are several possible sexual side effects of Prozac, including impotence and a decreased sex drive. Prozac sexual side effects have been studied in clinical trials. This article discusses those results.
  • Prozac and Suicide
    Antidepressants like Prozac may increase the risk of suicidal thoughts or behavior. This eMedTV page discusses the possible link between suicide and Prozac in detail, including a list of signs of suicidal behavior and a description of clinical findings.
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