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Clonazepam

Clonazepam is an anticonvulsant drug, which belongs to the benzodiazepine group of medicines. It is used to treat panic attacks, anxiety, akathisia (a movement disorder), and to prevent and control seizures.

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Caan my appetite loss be due to anxiety?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been feeling extremely sick and disgusting for four months now from anxiety. I struggle to eat anything. I am currently on Clonazepam which works for a few hours. I feel so sick. I am a 47-year-old female who weighs 50 kg and is 162 cm tall.  Read Full »


Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You may have an anxiety disorder. However, there is non-pharmacological management for it. I suggest you follow the guidelines below to deal with it. It will help you. You should do exercises daily for 30 - 45 minutes, like at least going for a walk. If possible, join...  Read Full »

How do orthostatic hypotension and REM sleep disorder relate to Parkinson's disease?

Query: Hi doctor, What are orthostatic hypotension and REM sleep disorder, and how is it related to Parkinson's disease. How common do a combination of the two results in Parkinson's disease? I have afib. I also had an ablation a month ago. I have low blood pressure on standing and after running upstairs....  Read Full »


Dr. Aida Abaz Quka

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.I understand your concern.Orthostatic hypotension is a common complication of the advanced stage of Parkinson's disease. The drop in blood pressure while standing up is suggestive of orthostatic hypotension.REM sleep disorder is another common complication of Parkinson'...  Read Full »

I am dealing with depression, anxiety, and OCD. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from depression, anxiety, and OCD. I have tried triglycerides and SSRI, but they do not seem to work. I also have BP and diabetes. I am currently on cardiac medicines as I have undergone angioplasty twice. Please suggest me the treatment for depression.  Read Full »


Dr. Aditya Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are currently on SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor). Have you consulted a psychiatrist or your cardiologist regarding medicines for depression? Several medications are available for treating depression, but each drug takes on an average of two weeks to ...  Read Full »

I have agoraphobia and lack confidence. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 30 years old and my height and weight are 5'8" and 88 kg respectively. I have symptoms of agoraphobia from my childhood. I cannot go to public places like mall, theater or grocery store. I cannot even travel alone and every time I depend on someone. I feel sad every time with ...  Read Full »


Dr. Nidhi Jain

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your history, it is definitely agoraphobia. Along with that you have developed some depressive symptoms also.  Read Full »

My heart is beating fast. Is it due to anxiety or any underlying problem?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 26 years old. I have noticed that sometimes I wake up with my heart beating too fast and can feel my heart. This first happened when I woke up and took a look at my little child and thought my child was not breathing. That time my heart rate increased strongly. After this, sometimes ...  Read Full »


Dr. Prashant Valecha

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please follow exercise and diet to reduce weight. Trivial MR - mitral regurgitation can progress and cause atrial fibrillation (irregular fast heart beat). So, for now check your thyroid functions (T3, T4 and TSH - thyroid-stimulating hormone), ECG (electrocardiogram), ...  Read Full »

Does taking Stalopam affect the sound sleep of my mother?

Query: Hi doctor, My mother is 51 years old. Over 9 years she is unable to sleep properly either in the day as well as night. She started to feel irritated and we consulted one of our family doctor and he suggested to start Stalopam plus. But now a days even after taking the same medicine she is not gettin...  Read Full »


Dr. Srivastava, Sumit

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the prescription attached (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Diagnosis was anxiety with insomnia for which Stalopam plus (Escitalopram) was prescribed. It seems she has developed tolerance to this drug. So, either dose should be in...  Read Full »

I need an opinion on weaning off psychotropics. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I need an opinion about weaning off psychotropics to go on only Clozapine for a diagnosis of schizoaffective disorder. Please help. Thank you.   Read Full »


Dr. Vipul Chelabhai Prajapati

Answer: Hello welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. As you are on multiple medicines, it will be difficult to withdraw all medicine. You are currently taking a combination of anti-psychotics and mood stabilizers. So, if you want to be on Clozapine, you can add it in a low dose of 12.5 mg. Stop...  Read Full »

How to overcome major depressive illness, sleep deprivation, and anxiety attacks?

Query: Hi doctor,I am suffering from major depressive illness, sleep deprivation, anxiety attacks, heavy breathing, fatigue, and exhaustion. I am a doctor myself and currently taking Petril 0.5 mg. I need help.  Read Full »


Dr. Suresh Kumar G D

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. How long have you been experiencing features of depression, anxiety, and related symptoms? Is there any ongoing stress in your life that is exacerbating your symptoms? Being a doctor can itself be an exhausting and demanding job. I note that you are taking Petril 0.5...  Read Full »

Is it safe to take Viagra is you have an aneurysm?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 54 year old male with complex medical histories, including a current splenic artery aneurysm, an occluded right vertebral artery, historical major spinal cord trauma from intradural schwannomas (removed twice) and multiple liver hemangiomas. I have had occasional erectile dysfunct...  Read Full »


Dr. Nidhi Jain

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. According to me, it is better to avoid Viagra as it is a vasodilator. But, the final decision should take after consulting your cardiologist. First, rule out the psychogenic causes of erectile dysfunction. Because, there is no need to take Viagra (Sildenafil), if ...  Read Full »

I am having trouble maintaining an erection. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I got married last month. I am not able to maintain a strong erection that is needed for penetration. And, my libido is also low nowadays.  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. I request you to provide following information so the diagnosis can be made and suitable remedy can be offered. Have you experienced the same issues while masturbating or doing sex in the past? How did the problem start...  Read Full »

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