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Increased anger, aggressiveness, frustration after recovering from brain injury, taking Sensival. Should this medicine be continued?

My husban had a brain injury last year, he recovered well but now the side effect i am facing through is his anger, aggressiveness, and frustration. Doctors initially statrted Sensival 25 mg daily. Do you recommend it to be taken again or plz recommend any other anti-depressent with less side effects. He never stays happy and stay confuse and depress.
Asked On : Tue, 11 Sep 2012
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Dear friend ,

firstly relax, post traumatic stress disorder is common after head injury and its features are irritabilty anger , frustratoin, aggesivness and depression , Yes antidepressents in mild forms are helpful but dont become addicted to them councelling can help you to deal better with this syndrome
Dr. Vineet Saggar (MCh)
Neuro Surgeon / Spinal Surgeon
Chandigarh, Mohali -
Ivy Hospital Sector 71
Mob. No.:- +91-9855990990

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