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medication

  1. A

    New here...

    Hi im 23 and having a Rough time at the moment looking at other people's experiences and tips to cope with rushing thoughts and paranoia. Been diagnosed with adhd and generalised anxiety disorder but over the last fee days been in hospital a+e and got an appointment. With mental health team...
  2. N

    Best meds for sleep when you have anxiety and depression

    Have already tried Amitripline, Quitripine, and am contemplating going natural and trying Melatonin.. getting desparate for sleep. Meds have been changed recently.. but am on 300 mg venflaxine, 80mg sustained release proprananol, metformin, How long before my normall meds ( venflaxine etc)...
  3. R

    how ill am i some thoughts

    i'm ill emough that the majority of women avoid me, i'm ill enough that when i work i'm considered unfit due to illness. whether i meet the benefit systems definition of illness, how many do? I am getting a certain level of benefits on grounds of illness, i'm not on job seekers allowance, i'm...
  4. S

    New and needing advice

    Morning all! I'm hoping to get some advice from everyone regarding my fiance and his mental health problems. He was involved in recreational drugs when he was a teenager which resulted in him being sectioned on a couple of occassions up until 2008. He has been on different medication, swapping...
  5. S

    Medication

    I am taking SSRIs for anxiety and upped my dosage from 10mg to 20mg 4 weeks ago. A couple of weeks before moving up to 20mg I had a low couple of weeks, with symptoms similar to depression I have experienced in the past. For the last 3 weeks, I have been progressively becoming more depressed. I...
  6. S

    Medication

    I am taking SSRIs for anxiety and upped my dosage from 10mg to 20mg 4 weeks ago. A couple of weeks before moving up to 20mg I had a low couple of weeks, with symptoms similar to depression I have experienced in the past. For the last 3 weeks, I have been progressively becoming more depressed. I...
  7. C

    Medication advice

    hi ive got schizophrenia and im currently on medication olanzapine 20mg and mirtazapine 45mg I needed some advice on whether to continue taking the meds or not I really want to stop the medication because of how unhappy it makes me feel but when I don't take it I cant sleep for a long time its...
  8. M

    Done something stupid

    Hi, I am in my early twenties, and have previously had psychotic illnesses. I lost my temper (with everything) and have gone off my meds cold turkey. (Cymbalta 90 and seroquel 400). No withdrawal symptoms other than very unpleasant physical ones. It’s been two weeks. I was fairly sick of the...
  9. T

    Hearing voices. Medication Query

    Hi all. I have a current situation where I am hearing two distinct voices. I believe this started happening due to two very unexpected life situations. The voices relate to the situation which happened. I am currently going through face to face psychiatric help which is hopefully going to...
  10. L

    Need Advice

    My boyfriend and I have been dating 7 months he is unmedicated and has constant mood swings He constantly says hurtful things and doesn't understand what he did was wrong or apologize unless I explain to him how what he said hurt my feelings. Otherwise he will act like nothing happened. We...
  11. M

    Has anyone taken medication and regretted it?

    My question is very specific, has anyone taken meds gotten rid of voices and missed them to stop taking their meds and get them back? I'm really worried about the risk of losing my voices forever yet in my most haunted moments I'm telling them I can't wait to be able to delete them. Don't tell...
  12. D

    Confused about diagnosis and medication

    Hey guys, First post here so first things first, hello! I've been dealing with my mental illness around 2 years now and have just recently decided to do something about it. I started with a psychologist (talk-therapy). I haven't gone back since the second time. Decided I should see a...
  13. Livingdeadgirl

    Medication advice needed - doctors appointment tomorrow

    Hi everyone! I'm new to the forum, I have struggled with mental illness for quite a while and don't have many people in my life who understand mental illness. I'm hoping to make some connections on here. I have a diagnosis of ADD, Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar disorder. Finding the right...
  14. vanish

    Being released from hospital - finally.

    Tomorrow it will be three weeks to the day since I was admitted to a private psych facility. Tomorrow I am going home! So chuffed, I've already started packing up my things. I've had a medication review and started on a new medication which thankfully has less side effects. My only sleeper is...
  15. G

    Hi everybody

    I'm a middle-aged male with a history of minor anxiety, depression and a strong psychosis. The anxiety and depression went away by themselves and I used no medication for them, but I was hospitalized for a few months for psychosis, it was that bad. The medication, risperdal 4mg back then, helped...
  16. N

    Overcoming Bipolar Disorder

    Hi Everyone, I am Nancy from Ontario Canada. I am 33 years old. I am new to the forum. My only reason of becoming a member is to share my success story and encourage you if you are suffering from Bipolar or other mental illness. My bipolar disorder was/is really really severe, but if I am doing...
  17. A

    What is the best medication for psychosis

    I'm currently taking Clopixol depot 150mg and i think it causes hypersensitivity towards fabrics, also fever and weight gain, hand tremors and loss of rhythm when dancing and intrusive thoughts. Does anyone know of a medication that has less side effects? I have mild alopecia and i cannot wear...
  18. T

    How can i help?

    My sister has been trying for kids for years but been unable to get pregnant. We discovered she had polycystic ovary syndrome (pcos) which was difficult for her, but she was given medication to help her ovulate meaning having kids was still on the table for her. She takes the tablets monthly...
  19. P

    Struggle to take my meds

    I have an appointment with my psychiatrist this week, which I really need as I'm struggling a lot, but I'm also scared because I haven't been taking my fluoxetine. I was on the highest dose but just stopped taking it, which I know is really stupid. I don't think I have taken it for over a week...
  20. S

    Help with Mirtazapine withdrawl

    I was put on Mirtazapine two years ago for an eating disorder. Gained 2 stone in weight (28lbs) and had night sweats too. Want to get off this medication due to weight gain mainly but wanted other people's experiences of this. Question is did you have many side effects when tapering and did the...
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