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Im on/was on Welbutrin 300 mg a day up till Surgery This past Monday. They called on three 100 mg coated tablets to cruah 3 tumes a day. Ive been able to stomach one sine ive been home. Anyone know of a liquid antidepressant comparable to Welbutrin?

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No, but it is an intresting idea.

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I added this note from my phone...it didn't show all these typos till I got on my computer...weird!

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I don't, but I suggest mixing your crushed medicines with food. I used pudding, which my doctor considers a liquid.

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I was on lamictil and effector and no matter how many times I tried I threw them up. Dr called in liquid Prozac same thing so I have taken zero Meds since my surgery may 15

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I am wondering about this too. I take wellbutrin and prozac in low doses for Migraine headaches. I have tried to go off, but my headaches return 10 fold. I may try switching to just prozac because it comes in a liquid. I used to take anti seizure drugs, but they didn't quite agree with me. The last thing I want to do during this is battle one of those headaches.

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I've only had that one 100mg doge...a third of my daily dose this week. Which may explain all the emotional trauma I feel I went through this past week. Today is somewhat better . I have a Post Op surgery appt on Monday. I will probably ask about liquid Prozax just to get me past this. I would love to be off all of it all together.

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I was on prestiq, same thing, I vomited every time. They called me in lexapro, its tiny and can be swallowed whole. Life saver!!!

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I went a week without my prestiq too and I was miserable. I'm so thankful my Dr called in the lexapro.

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I was on prestiq' date=' same thing, I vomited every time. They called me in lexapro, its tiny and can be swallowed whole. Life saver!!![/quote']

Can u take prestiq normally now? I am on 100mg dose and I am 6 days pre op and was wondering if it will affect me at all being a time release tablet.

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I can probably take it normal now, I haven't switched back as of yet. My Dr. Prescribed me 3 months of lexapro. The time release crushed is horrifying, it made my heart race, sweat, and I was so sick. I would definitely consult with your surgeon on what to take, but don't go without. I went without and was doing really bad..as soon as I started back on an anti depressant I was good.

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I been on antidepressant for years and since I get sick on the meds. I stopped taking and I wasn't suppose to but a lot of antidepressant have potential for weight gain so . I been fine I think my husband may say different lol

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Worried about this also. I take Effexor which is known to be one of the hardest anti- depressants to come off of. If I am even 2-3 hours late in taking it (usually on wkend when schedule is different than work) I feel it big time!! It's not a capsule, so not sure about how it would be to crush it.

I don't think I would be able to go a day much less dayS with out it. I plan on getting off of it in the next couple of years, but I don't think now would be a good time to try.

This is probably my biggest fear...

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Right after surgery is definitely not the time. I have taken celexa and zoloft, those were two of the *easier* ones to come off of but effexor and pristiq and those time released ones are hard to come off... Just switch for the time you need to heal and take a substitute then u can go back. As for the weight gain I haven't had any problems, I do know going off it caused me a lot of problems. IMO I think its best to stay on them.

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