Are there any antidepressants that DON'T cause constipation?!?

I am going to start off saying before I took Paxil and Rispredol I had mild contipation.

Yeah so I'm on two antidepressants and they make me poop like once every 2 weeks IF I'm lucky! I told my doctor and she recommended metamucil... So I take that 3 times a day and NOTHING happens it just increases the "sensation" to go and increases the pain in my digestive system.

PLEASE help NOTHING works and I've tried everything!

Oh My Paxil is for major depression

and the Rispredol (sorry for spell:/) is for sleep (SEVERE insomnia)


Dude, I tried EVERYTHING nothing works.

3 Answers

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    I would recommend you to watch following DVD that is available online if you have fast internet. It's told by psychiatrists, psychologists and people who worked for pharmaceutical companies. It informs you - beside other things - about side effects that are not often being told by psychiatrists. It also suggests an alternative in the end. When you then make a decision to take antidepressants, you may be better prepared, educated and understand what's going on when you encounter some bad side effects. I would say that these information are actually vital.

    The link sounds a little scary - that’s because many antidepressants have suicidal thoughts and impulses as side effects which you can also read inside the pack of some antidepressants.

    Watch trailer 1:55 min

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    The whole DVD

    Fox News about pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly (Prozac, Zyprexa and others)

    3:36 min

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  • 4 years ago

    I agree with Mod M. A stool softener is probably more effective than a laxative. You have to be careful with laxatives if you them for any length of time. It sucks, eh? Gone are the days with the daily morning trip to the can with the newspaper. Weight builds up for a few days and then ... I think you get the idea.

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