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i am suffering from depression and anxiety for 7-8 yrs,my dose keeps on increasing,right now i am taking daxid 100mg twice a day and also pramirol sr 0.52 twice a day. right now i feel even this is not helping. can you please tell me if i am taking right med or should i change . is there any new med in market which can help me with my problem,it is really affecting my daily life.please help


Answered by : maneesh on Wed, 05 Sep 2012

Daxid is a good medicine and you are taking it at an adequate dose. If it still doesn't seems to be working then consider discussing an additional antidepressant/anxiolytic.
Your doctor has added pramirol which is aimed at making you active and feel more energetic. If that does not seem to be working, then the addition of another anxiolytic would be helpful.
The only reason why Psychiatrists don't like to add another medicine is the risk of side effects and patient's reluctance. if you show your inclination and agreement then the doctor will be happy to oblige.
Dr Maneesh Gupta.


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