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Anticonvulsants,panic attacks and feeling lifeless - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   My health is down since last few days and i am gettng this kind of attacks whr i feel reALLY LOW AND FEEL LIFELESS AND FEEL REALLY BAD.I dont know wats happening. I have been advised to take cloba 10. it still not affecting please advise          
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   Let me read your query
User :   have u read my query
User :   ok
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   May I know your age, height, weight, occupation and marital status?
User :   36. 5'5'', 75kgs, not working, single
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Since when are you having this problem?
User :   since last few months
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Can you figure out a reason?
Doctor :   meaning something related to your mind
User :   it use to happen once in 15 dayas whn i am really tired or somethng now its evrey 3 days
Doctor :   Ok
User :   no it is physical
Doctor :   Any changes in life of late?
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i have no worries as such
Doctor :   that is fine
User :   its jst whn i get too exhausted it happens
Doctor :   How about our activity levels in a day?
User :   its fine genrally
User :   whn i goto gym and excercise too much it happens
Doctor :   Ok
User :   will cloba 10 help
Doctor :   Ofcourse too much of strenous exercise is not recommended
Doctor :   Have you been prescribed with cloba, and if yes, which speciality doctor?
User :   a psychiatrist
User :   now i am in
Doctor :   Ok
User :   jst moved here last month
Doctor :   When was that?
Doctor :   and since how long have you been taking it?
User :   been taking it regularly for like 2-3 months
User :   he has asked me to take ytwice a day but i take onlty once
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   For how long has he prescribed?
User :   he has asked me to continue it for right now
User :   no time period
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Had you presented with same complaints to him?
User :   i am out of touch with him now
User :   he jst asks me to continue with cloba
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   but were you having the same complaints at that time
Doctor :   before starting cloba
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   How has your response been to this medicine?
User :   tats why i started
User :   it stopped for abt 2 months
Doctor :   ok
User :   now its started again
Doctor :   Have you undergone blood tests and an ECG?
User :   ya all reports are normal
Doctor :   Ok, thats fine
Doctor :   How about your weight in the past?
User :   its been normal
User :   lost like 10 kgs last year
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   that is fine
User :   use to excercise a lot
Doctor :   So now, do not overexert yourself
User :   ok
Doctor :   that is not recommended any day
User :   but wat do i do abt thse attacks
Doctor :   and keep yourself well hydrated
User :   ok
Doctor :   Report back to a nearby psychiatrist
Doctor :   regarding cloba
Doctor :   I would foresee for it to be stopped, but shall be decided by the Psychiatrist
User :   but is it safe to contniue taking it
Doctor :   I don't see the necessity to continue
Doctor :   Talk about other drugs like Propranolol
Doctor :   instead
User :   but whn i am havng these attackks i need to taka it right
User :   why
Doctor :   I have mentioned about a similar drug
User :   why not cloba 10
Doctor :   That is a stronger one
Doctor :   and a different class all together
User :   in wat way
User :   propranolol is for wat exactly
Doctor :   that is mainly an anticonvulsant
Doctor :   Propranolol is a good medication for such panic attacks
User :   ok
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