I had gastric bypass surgery in September. Before having surgery my depression medication was working fine. After surgery it stopped working. My doctor put me on a medication that disolves under my tongue. Problem is it’s not working. I have anxiety, major depression, I cry when situations get to me. I am irratible. When my meds worked I could handle things better. I am trying to find a medication that can be better absorbed, and that can be more effective than lamictal. I am currently on 200mg and it’s not working. Can you tell me what medications would work with my gastric bypass surgery?Medication after gastric bypass surgery
Medication after gastric bypass surgery
I’m very sorry. I can’t help you with this because I’m not an MD. You need to work with your doctors. If you aren’t already seeing a psychiatrist regarding your antidepressant medication, I strongly suggest that you do so. Your psychiatrist should be working in consultation with your surgeon to help you. It may take a few weeks or more to discover what will be most helpful for you.
In the meantime, if you’re not seeing a counselor, I encourage you to do so. Talk therapy often provides some immediate relief while waiting for the medication to kick in.
I wish you well.