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What anti-depressants helped/didn't help you?

I know that everyone is different but i am trying to get an idea of what anti-depressants work/ don't work. I am going to have to change my current medication, and i know that there are a lot of them out there, so i thought i would ask ou ladies your opinion. Thanks

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Asked by Momofboys22 at 12:22 AM on Jan. 6, 2010 in Health

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  • zoloft worked, wellbutrin xr worked (and i quit smoking on it) and lexapro worked

    Answer by staciandababy at 12:26 AM on Jan. 6, 2010

  • Paxil worked, Zoloft and Prozac didnt

    Answer by AshleyLynnW at 12:31 AM on Jan. 6, 2010

  • ugh Celexa and Prozac did not work and they did not make me feel more like myself. I'd rather be depressed than have the side effects. Well, I guess they 'worked' but they made me act all erratic and I felt faint a lot and freaked out so much I had to get up in the middle of class to leave...........I talked to complete strangers. I guess that's what 'more like myself' is supposed to feel like? I don't think so. I was worse about inhibitions than when I was drunk with fraternity boys for crap's sake!

    I honestly think meditation, exercise, and a good diet will help you much more than some pill that messes with your brain's chemistry. The side effects of those pills are really scary too.

    Answer by prettyrayray at 1:11 AM on Jan. 6, 2010

  • Exercise and running.

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:04 AM on Jan. 6, 2010

  • Zoloft made me feel like a zombie. I had no emotional response to anything (and I'm a very emotional person). I'm on wellbutrin and it works well. I had the dizziness/spinning feeling for the two weeks, especially at night. But at week 4 now, I am feeling much better.

    Answer by Pieta0227 at 8:49 AM on Jan. 6, 2010

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