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I Just Started A New Drug Called Trintellix , Has Anyone Else Tried It ? I Would Appreciate Any Information Good Or Bad That You Can Offer

I Just Started A New Drug Called Trintellix , Has Anyone Else Tried It ? I Would Appreciate Any Information Good Or Bad That You Can Offer

I started taking Trintellix on Tuesday ( 4 days ago ) and experiencing nightmares itching and nausea. Evidently it's a new drug on the market, was wondering if anyone else has tried it and if it's helping in any way . Any advice would be welcome

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I'm so glad you asked this question, my Dr just gave to me to take for major depression and have been afraid to start it, since I'm one that gets the… read more

posted over 2 years ago

Requip Sexual Side Effects

Requip Sexual Side Effects

Do you take Requip and can you have an orgasm? Please help I also had this problem with Brintellix and lyrica

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

@A MyFibroTeam Member
I take a whole bunch of other meds too, but it was not until I started taking LYRICA that the sexual dysfunction started, however,… read more

posted about 4 years ago

Medication Advice

Medication Advice

Hello everyone,

I've another meducation question I'm wanting to ask advice on. My Psych needs to get me off Endep which is meant to help with Fibro & my depression but it's having the opposite affect. I'm now on Targin for the pain from my Rheumotologist however I still need a new antidepressant that I haven't tried before.

My Pysch wants to try me on a brand new one called Brintellix (Vortioxetine). I've read some reviews and one common side effect is sore joints & aches & pains… read more

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I've taken Wellbutrin and Neurontin both for depression. I developed hives with both of them - allergic to both, so they really didn't help me.

posted over 4 years ago

Brintillex Or Trintillex - Has Anyone Taken Them?

Brintillex Or Trintillex - Has Anyone Taken Them?

I'm wondering if anyone has been prescribed this medication. It is a newer antidepressant.

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Nope am on Teva-Escitalopram 10 mg

posted about 4 years ago

Topomax For Fibro Pain And Inflammation?

Topomax For Fibro Pain And Inflammation?

Hi All,
I just saw a new pain doc yesterday and she suggested that I try Topomax for pain and inflammation. I cannot take NSIADS or Lyrica, several other standard treatments failed to help. I really get in trouble when both my SI joints and my low facet joints in my spine (3.4.5) become inflamed at the same time. Cortisone injections every three months do not prevent these flares. Dr. claimed the the source of my SI joint pain is arthritis -- hmmm, that's a new one for me.… read more

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

posted over 3 years ago

Energy Levels.

Energy Levels.

OK. Putting the don't mix drugs with alcohol speech aside for now, I'm gonna throw some 'real life situatins' at ya.

I used to be able to get some energy after a few beers or merloh-oh.
Of course I'd feel way more confident in my skill set and gear up for a project. The more I got done, the more I wanted done, so naturally more drinks. I'd totally forget that a can't do stuff, and I'm a machine. A very broken one for the next forever. But now I have very high blood pressure So my husband won't let… read more

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

What is the "under the table stuff"? I am desperate for energy!

posted almost 2 years ago

Depression & Weight Gain With Fibro

Depression & Weight Gain With Fibro

So my rheumatologist put me on gabapentin & correctly my vitamin deficiencies, since then I've also started using CBD oil... The cymbalta was no longer helping with the depression (which has also been a huge part on my struggle) so we switched to Trintellix (had some issues coming off one and onto an another so I had to let it run out if my system and I'm now trying again) ... But has anyone else struggled with depression with their fibromyalgia and gaining weight? Have… read more

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I know this is an older post, but I was trying to find info on Trintellix. As for weight gain, it sucks, but it happens. It is the Gabapentin. Since it… read more

posted over 1 year ago

Lyrica

Lyrica

I’ve been diagnosed with MDD (major depression disorder) is, or can Lyrica effect my treatment?

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Thank you for all the information. I take trintellix for my MDD and Lyrica for my Fibro,

posted 8 months ago

Medications

Medications

I am on lyrica, cymbalta, and zanaflex for my fibro is the other meds that might help for pain fatigue joint pain and held with energy.

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Thanks Krissy. I'm going to do some research about vitamins and which ones will help with my symptoms.

posted about 4 years ago

Has Any One Experienced Metabolizing Medication Differently?

Has Any One Experienced Metabolizing Medication Differently?

There are many medications i cant take, and those i can i take at a pediatric dose or lower. Have you had similar experiences?

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I've had the DNA test. It was for pain meds, folic acid, ADHD, and psychotropic drugs. There is a green category, which means the drugs will metabolize… read more

posted over 1 year ago