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Fosca: fluoxetine hypersensitivity - please advise


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On 6/27/2023 at 6:57 PM, Fosca said:


Thank you for reaching out -- so sorry for what you are going through.  It does seem we have some similar symptoms like tinnitus and ear crackling.  I am starting back on medication to see if I can get something to work, because I can't take this anymore.

hi how are you doing? I am dealing with a horrid reinstatement.  Feel free to PM me..

5/10-viibryd 15 to 10 start 10 prozac

5/17-adrenaline surges, panic, viibryd to 7.5

5/20-stopped viibryd-akathisia

5/23-stopped Prozac

6/2-reinstated viibryd 5mg

6/7-10 mg-better x 1 week only

6/13-15 mg-same thing

6/22-20 mg-same thing but akathisia improved

7/7-viibryd 25 mg
7/7-started Lunesta to sleep, 0.25-0.5 mg daily.
8/1-viibryd reduced to 20 mg

8/1-PRESENT microtapering 0.25-0.5 mg ativan. at 0.083 mg.

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@Fosca do a search on tonic tensor tympani syndrome. I believe we have the same thing ear crackling. etc wise.

How's your insomnia these days?

Lexapro 10-20mg 2016-2018 2 full years cold turkey no withdrawals, Lexapro 10-20mg 01/2021-08/2022 cold turkey missed doses, alternated between high and low doses, no withdrawals

1/7-1/14/2023 Ciprofloxacin for 1 week 500mgx2 in January 2023, resulted in headaches that went away in 2 months

3/21-3/35/2023 Oxybutinin for 4 days 

3/21-3/30/2023 Ofloxacin 400*9 days in March, gave me insomnia

3/23-3/25/2023 Passiflora+Valerian Capsule for 2 nights, doesn't work.

3/26-3/29/2023 Unisom (Doxylamine) for three nights, it would work on the second night but would not do anything on the 3rd.
03/29-05/10/2023 Mirtazapine 7.5mg/15mgs depending on the night this also would work for 3 nights, I would switch to Unisom every 4th night. Took for a total of 15-20 times in 42 nights.

5/11/2023 Atarax(hydroxine) only once but spiked my tinnitus and gives me DP/DR in the morning, after this I could fall a sleep on my own with no meds. Later on Unisom also spikes my tinnitus. 

06/01/2023 Brain Zaps start, I get back to alternating mirtazapine,passiflora, melatonin,  for 40+ more days. Symptoms got worse.

06/15/2023 Trazodone 50MGs once. Did nothing.

3/2023 - 9/2023 NAC, Alpha lipoic Acid, Magnesium, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Calcium. Once or twice I took 5HTP and L-theanine. Took Fish Oil Omega-3 for 1-2 months.

11/8/2023 250mgs of Keppra ONCE.

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