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Anxiety is accompanied by fear, increased heart rate, sweating, and heavy breathing. It is normal to feel anxious once in a while. But, when the feeling of worry does not go away and gets worse with time, it requires to be treated.

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My tic disorder got worse after taking Haloperidol. What is the alternative option?

Query: Hi doctor,I suffer from a Tic disorder since childhood with eye blinking and shoulder movement. It was not a big problem for me in my childhood. After marriage, it became worse with continued coughing. So I decided to take medicines by consulting a psychiatrist. The doctor prescribed me Risperidone ...  Read Full »

Dr. Siva Anoop Yella

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You are having minor anxiety symptoms with tics. Sometimes, tics get flare up due to anxiety, and hence it is important to cure anxiety as well. The medications prescribed for you are the right ones. But Haloperidol 0.75 mg works well for anxiety also. Dosulepin can be ...  Read Full »

My mother-in-law hallucinates after taking osteoporosis medication. Please suggest.

Query: Hi doctor, My 75-year-old mother in law suffers from severe osteoporosis. Last year, she started to have motility problems. It got resolved after taking a combination of drugs and physiotherapy. But now, she is having symptoms of irritability, crying without any reason, feeling dejected, crushing a...  Read Full »

Dr. Siva Anoop Yella

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand the concern. According to the details given, your mother in law has symptoms of depression due to various stress factors. I recommend having a psychiatrist consultation in person or a video consultation so that a detailed evaluation can be done and medication...  Read Full »

I am not able to sleep at night even for three hours after stopping insomnia medications. Help me.

Query: Hi doctor, I was taking medication for insomnia. Lonazep 0.5 mg was prescribed at night along with Nexito 5 mg and Fluovaxin CR 50 mg at night. After tapering it, it was reduced to 0.25 mg and I stopped it after few days. I was getting five to six hours of sleep with an intermittent disturbance at ...  Read Full »

Dr. Siva Anoop Yella

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through the details given. You are suffering from insomnia. Please mention whether you have any repeated thoughts about any event or any stress in your life. If there is anything, please tell me and stress can be treated appropriately with counseling. It is ...  Read Full »

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