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Deanxit medication for anxiety and depression - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am Dr.
User :   hello doc
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   sir i am on deanxit for the last 3 months ( im 32 yr ol m )
User :   my sypmtoms have improved now and now i want to ween of deanxit
User :   please let me know how to slowly ween of the drug as the last time about 2 months back i quit this drug cold turkey and i was in a mess , had flu like symptoms and anxiety attacks
Doctor :   go ahead.
User :   thats all
User :   im using the drug for anxiety and mild depression
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   plz hold
User :   not a problem
Doctor :   This drug should be taken within bounds if allowed by a specialist. And it is supposed for short term usage only.
User :   should i start missing the dosages every second day to quit this drug or reduce the quantity ?
Doctor :   ARe you stable on these medications?
Doctor :   How long are you taking this medication?
User :   yes i am stable on these med
User :   and iv been taking it for last 3 months
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Are diagnosed with Depression or anxiety?
User :   before that i took it for a month and i quit cold turkey and experienced panic attacks
User :   so i started it again
Doctor :   ok
User :   now im fine and i want to quit
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Are diagnosed with Depression or anxiety?
User :   yes anxiety and minor depression
User :   how do quit it slowly
Doctor :   Which one is major problem?
User :   both a bit
User :   anxiety is a bit more bothersome
User :   i tried lexapro for sometime but it gave my many side effects so i took deanxit
User :   i took deanxit under the advice of my local physician
User :   but now hes travelling
User :   are you there sir?
User :   .
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