The medicines used to treat the symptoms of clinical depression are called antidepressants. They are also used to treat generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), and sometimes for post-traumatic stress disorder. Some of the antidepressants commonly used are Fluoxetine, Imipramine, Bupropion, and Sertraline.
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Query: Hi doctor, I have been taking allopathic antidepressants since two years now, and I want to try ayurvedic medications for the same. How can I change it? I want to take Shankhpushpi now. Can I take only ayurvedic medicine, or should I take both? Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you have been taking medications for depression from past two years, it is not advisable to quit medicine immediately or shift from allopathic to ayurvedic. Instead, start Ayurvedic medicine along with allopathic medication. After some time, when you start getting ... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, Can you suggest an alternative herbal medicine to Mirtazapine and Alprazolam for better sleep? Eventually, I would like to move away from using prescription anti-depressants. Instead, I want to use some sort of natural remedy or natural herbal ingredients over the long term. Unfortun... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Pills cannot completely cure sleeplessness, depression, or anxiety, but they can become a habit and become less effective when taken continuously. Suppressed anger, resentment, or bitterness can cause this issue. Constipation, dyspepsia, overeating at night, excessiv... Read Full »