Our expert says:
Cipralex is over-prescribed, but I doubt that it had anything to do with his water-retention - more likely to be related to Blood Pressure.
Neither Cipralex nor any other AD is needed when one is in a genuinely frustrating and irritating situation - drugs don't help that. CBT, Cognitive-Behaviour Therapy does help one to learn better ways to cope with the problems that are causing the irrutation. SO yes, rather than seeing a GP about this see a shrink - a specialist psychiatrist or maybe even better in this situation when it may be talk therapy needed, a consultant psychologist
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