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 Post subject: Re: Mental Health Meds Side Effect Thread
PostPosted: Thu Sep 01, 2016 1:14 am 
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Ugh hugs Gunk. Pristiq stopped working for me a couple of times early on but each time I had the dose upped and things were ok again (but sounds like you weren't doing well with the side effects anyway). The longest I've gone without is about 24hrs and that was horrible. I can't even imagine going longer.

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 Post subject: Re: Mental Health Meds Side Effect Thread
PostPosted: Sat Sep 03, 2016 7:11 am 
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I went to the doctor yesterday and we switched me to citalopram instead of paroxetine. I didn't sleep ten hours. I'm still nauseous but hopefully that'll get better as the paroxetine leaves my system.

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 Post subject: Re: Mental Health Meds Side Effect Thread
PostPosted: Sat Sep 03, 2016 6:18 pm 
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Ugh hugs Gunk. Pristiq stopped working for me a couple of times early on but each time I had the dose upped and things were ok again (but sounds like you weren't doing well with the side effects anyway). The longest I've gone without is about 24hrs and that was horrible. I can't even imagine going longer.


Thanks! It's slowly getting better, I'm not having much by way of brain zaps anymore, only a couple of times a day instead every 5 minutes or so. It's been about two weeks, though, so it definitely took long enough! Still feeling really emotionally unstable, but that's to be expected. Mostly I'm just trying to enjoy being in Portland visiting my love and having a holiday from work.

I'm glad to hear Pristiq is still working for you, though! I suspect it's not working so much for me because it seems as though SSRIs and SNRIs just don't really, which is unfortunate.

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 Post subject: Re: Mental Health Meds Side Effect Thread
PostPosted: Fri Sep 30, 2016 3:15 pm 
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The Celexa is working really well for me with minimal side effects.

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 Post subject: Re: Mental Health Meds Side Effect Thread
PostPosted: Sat Oct 01, 2016 11:04 am 
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Been having to miss quite a few doses of my amitriptylline because of how tired I feel on it. I was with my new GP practice yesterday so he reduced to a teeny dose which is great because I'd hate to come off something right now with the move and this dosage wasn't available back home.

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