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medicaiton

  1. R

    Did my psychologist properly inform me about lithium? Advice

    Hello, I was recently placed on lithium by my psychologist. She told me about how great lithium was, that it got a bad rap, and how it was better compared to *insert a bi-polar medication you've never heard of*. When I asked her about side effects the first time she listed positive side effects...
  2. GlitterAndTwisted

    Medication...

    So I’m a bit new to all this and somewhat nervous about it all haha. But how many people are medicated for their BPD, how long did it take you to find the right medication for you and what is that you take please? I feel the older I’m getting, the more likely it is that I can’t be medicated...
  3. A

    Fluoxetine for the first time...help!

    Hi so I started on 20mg Fluoxetine about 9 days ago and I’m currently in the worst depressive state I’ve been in with OCD, before the tablets I could hand on heart say the intrusive thoughts and urges were just ocd but it’s as though I don’t even know the difference anymore. Thoughts that I...
  4. B

    Does anyone else get anxiety about medication availability?

    I take 50mg Desvenlafaxine, I used to be lower income and not have insurance, fortunately I now have a steady job and insurance but I obsessively count my pills and whenever I get below a months supply I freak out and feel the need to get more. Has anyone else experienced anything similar?
  5. W

    Trazodon Questions

    Does anyone have any experience with taking trazodon to sleep? I have a fear of taking new medications and I was prescribed 50 mg to go to sleep at night. Is it scary? Do you just fall asleep? Is it gradual or fast?
  6. D

    Should i try meds?

    Just a quick over view of me: 28yo old female turning 29 this month. Working full time. I believe I have some mild form of anxiety problem maybe associated with something else? Or maybe a generalised anxiety disorder? I've always been the type of person that gets excessively nervous about...
  7. B

    Manic Highs & Lows

    I'm James from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. I'm married with 3 kids and I suffer from Bipolar Disorder l, depression, anxiety and PTSD. Right now im on day number two with no sleep. My manic highs usually last for about a week. Then for one week, I'm at a "normal" level and then for the last two weeks...
  8. ASDF209

    What does anyone have to say about Lexapro?

    I have severe anxiety and agoraphobia. After years of barely leaving the house my psychologist has convinced me to see a psychiatrist and go on meds. My doctor is now wanting me to try a 20mg daily dose of Lexapro. I also take 1000mg of Depakote ER. To me it seems like he doesn't think it's a...
  9. Teakita

    Hey I'm New!

    Hey everyone, I'm Teakita nice to meet you all, I feel grateful to be part of such a tight knit online community, I have a mental illness known as schizophrenia was diagnosed 9 years ago. I'm on medicaiton for the rest of my life and I don't mind at all. :grin:
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