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medication

  1. S

    Should I go on antidepressants again? Really Need advise, old friend anxiety is back..

    Here is my experience with antidepressants... I have been on citalopram for almost 3 years as I had my first panic attack that spiraled into constant anxiety where I was not able to eat or function properly in general, Lost 10 Kg. I was reluctant and embarrassed to take antidepressants...
  2. TulipIceCream

    Vistaril (hydroxyzine)

    I am on Sertraline (Zoloft) 100mg and melatonin 10mg. My psychiatrist just upped these doses today. I had a schedule change and now come home some nights after 10pm and have to pass by a creepy forested park to get to my apartment from the bus stop. I have anxiety someone will jump out from the...
  3. A

    Me?

    I guess I should’ve done this prior to making my first post/thread (the only one I’ve made). Possible triggers ahead: I started going to psychiatrists when I was a sophomore in high school, I believe I was fifteen at the time. I was forced into it because my parents found out that I had been...
  4. S

    Medication

    I have never been able to stick to medication. When I was younger and put on depressant medication it would be so hard to go to the doctor's either my mom didn't want to take me or I couldn't get out of bed preferring to forget about my illness instead. Now I still don't take any, I get by. I...
  5. frisas45

    I was worry-free for a week! Then the bad news came...

    My mother suffers from anger disorder and delusional disorder. She is once again doing better by taking leftover pills that was prescribed first from her previous doctor. When she was prescribed from her pills (I don't know the names), her previous doctor did not know about her delusions. But it...
  6. M

    Old Demons Resurfacing

    It's been a while, last posted around 6 years ago. Some old demons have resurfaced due to some life changes and unexpected obstacles, and it's really ramped up the anxiety. Up until the last year, it was more my depression that was the problem. Had a few years of doing ok, not necessarily fully...
  7. J

    Brief psychotic episode

    Hi everyone, I am a new member of this forum, and I need your advice. Sorry if I make mistakes in English, I am not native, I am Russian. I guess I need to give you a little bit of background on my mental health story. Sorry if it's a bit too long. The first time I started having problems with...
  8. J

    What are your experiences of Zopiclone 7.5mg?

    Hi all I have just started a new medication for my GAD, which seems to be working very well in controlling my symptoms - however over the last week I've been suffering from extremely sleepless nights. I've been struggling to get to sleep, or I've been falling to sleep ok but then waking up a...
  9. W

    Risperidone and other meds genital shrinkage

    Risperidone Risperdal is not a good med and caused shrinkage and numbness to my genitals area mostly penis it also caused many other side effects Other medications have this slight effect like zoloft but not like the Risperidone did After taking just mirtazapine for depression there is some...
  10. S

    Medication

    Hello, I’ve been suffering with anxiety and panic attacks for a number of years, however I got my panic attacks under control around 3 years ago due to CBT until recently they have came back and my anxiety has increased dramatically to the point we’re i can’t function as normal, I’m just about...
  11. nomask

    Disabled person with multiple diagnoses here for mutual support!

    Hello. I've been looking for communities to feel safe around, and came across this one. I've had mental illness all my life and also developmental issues. Anxiety has always been a big problem for me. At a young age, I got diagnosed with OCD, GAD, MDD, and PTSD. Pdocs have always only really...
  12. S

    Meds & anger issues

    Hello there, just looking for advice on meds as nothing seems to be working for me. I’ve been depressed since I was 17 but could always cope, distract myself or snap out of it. Last year Jan 2018 I finally gave in & saw the dr, was put on Mirtazapine but that meant I couldn’t sleep. Setraline...
  13. pinscher chi

    Olanzapine side effects

    I started taking Olanzapine about six weeks ago to help with anxiety, OCD, anorexia and depression. I have definitely been having the side effect of drowsiness but I have also developed swelling / fluid retention in my feet. Swelling / fluid retention can also be an effect / sympton of anorexia...
  14. Lostinthestatic

    Any meds that actually help you?

    I realize that most/all meds prescribed would be to treat comorbid illnesses such as anxiety and depression, as there are no “bpd meds”. I have fairly severe anxiety, which often makes it hard to believe logic when I’m so intensely panicking. I find that marijuana grounds me sometimes to be...
  15. B

    Is sertraline worth a shot?

    Hi, I have been extremley depressed and anxious for the last 3/4 months, i have tried hypnotherapy, talking to doctors, eating healthy and nothing seems to give me comfort if anything my depression/brain fog has got worse, i am anxious everyday of my life, i get serevely depressed to the point...
  16. L

    Anticonvulsants

    Heeeey, I suffer from Bipolar Disorder type I and I have never been able to get my symptoms under control by medication prescribed for my Bipolar even after being tried on a handful of different pills! I was prescribed pregabalin about 2 months ago to treat my pain in my face caused by nerve...
  17. D

    20mg Paroxetine - is it safe?

    Can anyone who has been on Paroxetine or is currently on Paroxetine tell me about your experience taking it? Or anxiety medication in general? My boyfriend was prescribed 20mg Paroxetine for anxiety. The initial reason he went to see the doctor is due to a pain in the left side of his chest...
  18. S

    Bipolar and Relationships

    Good Day everyone. I was diagnosed 13 years ago today with Bipolar I and II or as the doctor called Mixed. I was 20 and now 33. My symptoms were extreme. I was hospitalized for a year due to the extreme symptoms I had. For the first little while, the meds had very little effect on me. The dosage...
  19. Prismere

    Question About Treatment, Sort Of

    Would any of you trust a physician assistant to prescribe you meds? I was in a partial hospitalization program and the psychiatrist there prescribed me Seroquel. Now that I'm out I was set up to see a physician assistant to continue my medication treatment but I really do not trust them treating...
  20. C

    I feel guilty for getting better

    Hello everyone, So I have/had a pretty severe anxiety disorder that reached its peak just over a year ago, essentially I constantly felt like I was dying and there was nothing I could do about it and I was going to drop dead any second, on top of this I had all the classic health anxiety and...
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