Need advice regarding meds

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hw_chelsi
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   Posted 2/6/2006 8:32 PM (GMT -7)   
I have a simple question but I need input.  Right now I am not doing real well.  I called my pdoc late afternoon and left a message but said for her to call when she had time (she works an awful lot of hours) or if not I would wait til my next appt. in 2 weeks.  I am on Strattera, lexapro, lithium, and wellbuterin.  I was on effexor but she weaned me off several months ago.  I still have some samples.  I have been thinking of taking them to see if it will help me but do not know if I should do this or not.   Any ideas?
 
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els
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   Posted 2/7/2006 10:36 AM (GMT -7)   

Hi Chelsi,  I would NOT take those samples.  You need to get ahold of your doctor and let her adjust your medications.  Especially with the medication regime you are already on......

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bluemeanies
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   Posted 2/10/2006 12:04 PM (GMT -7)   
I agree that you should talk to the pdoc first. Mixing meds can be dangerous. I would call back and tell them you have a question about meds and could she return your call asap.

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   Posted 2/10/2006 1:29 PM (GMT -7)   
I would wait to talk to the doc.
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