Depression

Depression is a mental illness which results in feeling sad, loss of interest in daily activities, irritability, mood swings, and sleepiness. It is a state of mind which develops over a period of time due to various reasons. A depressed person might have difficulty sleeping, loss of appetite, weight loss, fatigue, and might get suicidal thoughts.

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My sense of smell and taste disappeared after taking medicine for depression. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor,My psychiatrist advised me to take Bupropion 300 mg XL for depression. I took it for six days. On the sixth day, my sense of smell and sense of taste got disappeared completely. It has been a week since I took my last tablet and I cannot see any signs of improvement.   Read Full »


Dr. Mohammed Osama Aboborda

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You need to take an immediate dose of corticosteroids like Diprofos injection of single ampule and vitamin B complex vitamins once every three days. Your sensation of smell will not get restored completely but you can have it again.   Read Full »

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