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Low energy, do antidepressants help?

I’m on an Abilify injection already, I think 20 mg, but I’m thinking of adding an AD. do they help in your experience? I have low energy and am discouraged about things, pros and cons?

I’ve been on seroxat. For almost twenty years
It definitely lifts mood and helps motivation not sure it works as well now but probably if I stopped it then it would be worse

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I’m on Duloxetine/Cymbalta 30 mg and it’s keeping me out of the bed. I was in bed for a couple of years prior to the Cymbalta. I also tried Zoloft which did pretty good until it made me manic. The other good thing about Cymbalta is it relieves pain so if you have any aches it helps with that.

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I’ve been on Paxil for 19 years. I keeps giving me the feeling I can feel good and if circumstances fall into place and i do my share it keeps me doing better. But I sleep at night too. They say the withdrawals are bad but I don’t need to. I have all the mental energy I need to overcome the feelings of depression.

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I’m on sertraline. And it’s helped me with energy. I still sometimes take a nap in the afternoon. But overall I’m fairly productive.

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Zoloft (antidepressant)has helped me as well as concerta (for adhd). I’m still struggling a bit but best I’ve been on a long time.
Clozapine is my ap.
Amitriptyline to help me sleep.