Hello thanks for asking from Health Care Magic
You have major depression
and are on paroxetine. The drug is not resulting in improvement. If a drug fails to respond then usually augmentation of therapy is done by lithium carbonate, lamotrigine
, thyroid hormones etc. These medicines help in remission of chronic resistant depression symptoms.
Supplements containing Vitamin B12
have excellent role in depression.
Amino acid tryptophan
was introduced for use in depression but it was later withdrawn because of some serious side effects associated with its use. Recently L-tryptophan has been launched again but its efficacy has not been proved.
5HTP or serotonin can't result in improvement in depression because the drug can't cross blood brain barrier.
Supplements containing pregabalin have good role in decreasing anxiety associated with depression. Omega. 3 Fatty acid supplements also have good role in depression. Consult a psychiatrist
for treatment of recurrent depression.
Thanks, hope this helps you.