I have been taking Cymbalta for lower back pain & depression. I feel no better and would like to change to a more efficient anti-depressant. My MD feels that Cymbalta is my best choice but I am so desperately depressed. There must be something better. She says no but I need her for the Rx. Can someone other than a psychiatrist prescribe? And I would like to talk to someone about Effexor or another choice. Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thank you! CorismomView Thread
Thank you Dr. Schwartz. My family Doc has informed me that he can't and has sent me to other Doc's. I feel very disjointed and not connected to anyone or anything. Wellbutrin has been added to my collection of meds and really made me "loopy" ( my husband's word). I will stick with it for another week and then call the Psych Doc for a consult. Thanks for your input. never thought this was how I would spend these Golden Years.View Thread
Thank you both!! The docs here in NY won't prescribe psych meds. They say they can't. At least my primary care physician says he can't. I saw my psych yesterday and she added a dosage of Wellbutrin and a sleeping pill if needed. That makes me a bit nervous. No, I have no knowledge of TMS but will look and see what I can find out. I am not ashamed, just so tired of crying and having no desire to do anything. So we'll see how this works. Still open for more or different suggestions. Thank you! CorismomView Thread
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