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Which anti-depressants work?

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BPB1984

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n0thing as the last time i was 0n meds i ended up in hospital due to a sudden severe reaction. i am going commando style going with n0thing. h0w l0ng i can keep this g0ing wh0 kn0ws. n0t in a brill headspace at the m0
That's pretty much what I'm doing as well.
 
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If you get to a tipping point, please go to the emergency room.

Medication will only dull the feeling. It won’t make it go away. Try to find a way, there are some doctors who are now doing therapy by Skype.
Then what do I do? If the feeling won't go away am I supposed to just suffer and endure? I've been to doctors on many occasions about this and its always the same outcome, the same thing said. If I go to A&E I'll be waiting 5 hours for a different doctor to tell me the same things
 
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Ask your doctor about quetiapine. Off label it’s used to help with sleep, but it has a stabilizing aspect to it, too.

I’m just worried you’ll use that and then when it stops working, because they all seem to do that eventually, you will be worse off than before because you haven’t addressed the cause.

I don’t know you, but I want you to get better. Chemical control of depression can have adverse affects.
 
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BPB1984

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Ask your doctor about quetiapine. Off label it’s used to help with sleep, but it has a stabilizing aspect to it, too.

I’m just worried you’ll use that and then when it stops working, because they all seem to do that eventually, you will be worse off than before because you haven’t addressed the cause.

I don’t know you, but I want you to get better. Chemical control of depression can have adverse affects.
Thanks for the advice. Looks like I'm doomed lol
 
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If a medication is on the market it's been shown to work. There are no shortcuts to finding the one that works best at the right dosage for you biochemistry. This is true for all of us. This process is not a waste time, it is doing something about the illness that's ravaging you, incapacitating you.

If your symptoms are really bad I can think of no reason why not to try medications to reduce them. Trying and giving up after one, two or three is ignoring that this is a process.
 
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