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Over-the-counter Treatments...

I've been dealing with depression for years and have always needed to get on anti-depressant medication (specifically prozac- generic doesn't work for me) when I hit bottom in order to begin feeling like myself again. Recently, i've been spiraling downward again, and this time i'm really scared because I have no health insurance and a very limited amount of money. Aside from prozac, i've taken a combination of b complex vitamins, sam-es, and 5-htp pills which worked really well for me also. However, this was extremely expensive.

I need to ask if anyone can recommend some other form(s) of non-expensive, over-the-counter treatments that may work for me. Please help. I really need to get on something soon. Thanks.
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replied November 3rd, 2018
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
You can take amitriptyline which is very much cheaper than all other anti depressants and has good results.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan
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