Q. How can I overcome my depression and self-harming thoughts?

Answered by Dr. Padmapriya Chandran and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.

 

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Hello doctor,

I am taking Welbutrin for the first time and I have questions about the physical and mental side effects. Also, I have depression coupled with suicide and self-harming thoughts. In the past, I have been on Lexapro.

I want to inquire if I am improperly diagnosed?


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Dr. Padmapriya Chandran
MBBS., DPM
Psychiatry, Psychologist/ Counsellor

Hello,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

You are suffering from depressive features and hence the low self-esteem and self-harming thoughts.

I suggest you take Zosert (Sertraline) 50 mg twice daily along with tablet Lonazep (Clonazepam) 0.5 mg at night for a period of two weeks. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with him or her and with their consent take the medicines.

You need to focus on a new hobby.

Give time for physical fitness.You can review with me for further followup.

For more information consult a psychiatrist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/psychiatrist

 
 
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