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There are several drugs on the market today that treat both anxiety and depression. Your doctor will prescribe which one best fits your level of anxiety and depression.


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Paroxetine is the generic of Paxil, it treats both depression and OCD

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There are many medications that are safe to take for both anxiety and depression, in fact there are medicines traditional used for depression that are now prescribed purely for anxiety. These anti-depressants are generally SNRIs or SSRIs. For example, Celexa has been used to treat both. Always check with your doctor when considering taking two medication at the same time, particularly if you are on a MAOI.

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Depression and anxiety are very common and statistics of both are rising. Don't feel alone! It is difficult for some people who have not experienced depression (depression is considered a problem when someone is depressed constantly for more than two weeks) or anxiety issues (caused by the depression) to understand someone that is suffering from it. You will have to face yourself and realize that through no fault of your own you have depression and anxiety and in itself it is frightening for the person suffering from it and it narrows their lifestyle down more and more. Please see your doctor and he/she will give you some medications for both your depression and anxiety symptoms so that you will be able to get therapy (Cognitive Therapy) is a great program to help you through your depression and anxiety. Cognitive Therapy teaches you to look at the opposite of what you are feeling. You need to help yourself before your can expect your girlfriend to come back to you. If you require more help please leave a message on my message board.

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I have lost weight during times of excess anxiety. Anxiety is very difficult to live with and if you feel your anxiety is a problem for you then you should talk to your doctor. Having anxiety is a normal reaction to stress for most of us. Chronic anxiety is not normal though Yes it can cause weight loss, high blood pressure loss of appetite, insomnia and more. The flip side to anxiety for some people is depression. They're both bad for you.

every medicine is different for all people. Its not fun, but you have to discuss with your doctor which would be the best for you. I have had depression for years and just in the last year i have found the medicine for me Zoloft. My dad takes it too and it works great for the both of us.....good luck

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Both or SSRI s so in same class. And both work almost the same but lexapro helps more with OCD and anxiety. Celexa is mainly for depression. But the effectiveness of each depends on the person

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They are both medicine used for bipolar/anxiety. It can have some pretty adverse side effects taking them both together, but there's no real issue with it. I took it and it made me sick, but its really gonna be trial and error.

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