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Stopping Medication is twofold

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Twylight

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I've stopped my medication many times and learnt this;

Firstly i haven't got to take horrible medication

But there's another psychological effect - that I'm cured from this terrifying , miserable,debilitating illness
 
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Danage

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I've stopped my medication many times and learnt this;

Firstly i haven't got to take horrible medication

But there's another psychological effect - that I'm cured from this terrifying , miserable,debilitating illness
I'm of the opinion that medication is not the be all and end all. I believe that my 'illness' is a parallel universe, that affects the world that I live in, which I do not believe is real. The medication, if I indeed do have psychosis, is not working by the sounds of it. The only reason I take it is so I can get to sleep.

I personally wouldn't stop, even if reality is becoming a blur.

I am a student of Plato, and not Aristotle, and so believe in two realities, this world, which is a shadow of the real world, and the World of the Forms. There are some bad things about my other reality, which is not on par with Plato. It is like a yogurt with bits in. I know kids don't like the bits, generally, so they eat everything else and leave the bits. The bits are the bad bits I don't want, while the majority of it I do want, if you understand what I am saying.

Anyway, with anyone I wouldn't stop, until you are told you can stop. The same with me, except that I may be seriously deluded, so taking medication may help with those delusions. Either way, with me now being on 15mg, I have not heard or seen much since they upped it.

Shalom.
 
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maudikie

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Twylight.

That's good if it works for you, but take care, and if you feel any adverse effects coming on, see your doctor as soon s possible. Take ca:)re.
 
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If your stopping meds please do not just stop taking them lower the dose and best to do it under supervision of your DR
I have many times stopped and ended up with a section again

good luck
 
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maudikie

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You sound as sthough you are one of the l ucky ones, but watch out for any signs of feeling ill agin, and should you do so, see your doctor quickly.:)
 
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Twylight

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That's good if it works for you, but take care, and if you feel any adverse effects coming on, see your doctor as soon s possible. Take ca:)re.

No, No, i'm not stopping mine, I was just explaining the phsycological effects when I've stopped in the past

i've been out of hospital for Two and a half years - which is a record for me, but thanks for your concern
 
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