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I am on Plaquenil, and my doctor wants me to take an antidepressant (specifically Prozac) for both depression and anxiety. I am scared to mix antidepressants and Plaquenil due to reading that these can possibly interact, but I’m tired of suffering from mental health issues. Does anyone safely take Plaquenil with an antidepressant? Prozac to be specific, or any of the SSRIs? Thank you so much in advance.
I have been taking 100mg of chloroquine in combination with 20mg of Fluoxetine (Prozac) for years because it suppresses depression and also dilates my blood vessels. I have SLE in combination with… read more
I have really bad anxiety that's happens for no reason, like when I try to sleep I get so anxious that blood rushes to my head and my heart starts racing. I'm getting tired of it and I need help. Has anyone's anxiety went away on its own?
I have bad anxiety with some depression. My current meds aren't working and I need to talk to the doctor about a new med. Does anyone like any specific anxiety med? Which one should I avoid completely. I heard Cymbalta was good? Any opinions is appreciated. Thanks
I share my anxiety with Rheumatologist because she is really great and understands. It is so common when dealing with this disease. I would say start there if you have a good relationship with that… read more
Does anyone else who is taking Benlysta have problems with insomnia the day of and few days following treatment? If so, does anyone have any
tips on helping it. I'm super exhausted for 2-3 days after my treatment but unable to sleep. Then around day 3, everything gets back to normal again. Thanks, and God bless!
Ok so here's a weird question. I've noticed over the past couple of months my armpits have became extremely dark and under my boobs too especially right in the middle where my bra lays. I dont understand... My bra fits and I wash it regularly and of course I wash my armpits everyday...I scrub them. So I dont know what's going on. I've never had this problem before. Can anyone help me?
yes i also have this around my boobs were my bra lays and around to my armpits, it also is around my neck area not sure whether it is due to the meds that i have been on. I am med free now since… read more
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