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Altostrata
On 2/3/2019 at 11:38 AM, powerback said:

Alto ,I mite be in a situation today that I cant take prozac  ,ive spent the whole day in a serous state and scared for my safety .its calmed in the last hour,but as soon asI I woke it went from bad to worse.defo never this bad on effexor.

 

I dont like posting this and frankly im  embarrassed but its warranted because its never been this severe .

Im ok and just want your thoughts on it .

I will try settle for the night .

Thanks and take care.🙏.

 

 

pb, I need to know what happened. Did you have a bad reaction to Prozac?


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6 hours ago, Altostrata said:

 

pb, I need to know what happened. Did you have a bad reaction to 

Ive only access to a phone so my notes will follow in a day or two but its the same rule of thumb as the prevoius notes,Sunday I couldnt turn off the anger/rage and the strong suicidal thoughts .I believe it was far beyond the reach of non drug coping skills but. I knuckled down and coped as best I could.

It looks like far more side affects/reaction than any teraputic effect..

The 5mg doesnt seem to be enough to offeset the effexor absence?

 the anxiety in my brain is a "violent hailstorm" and electric charge at the same time .

Ile post notes in a few days .

Take care Alto .

Thanks 🙏.

 

 

 

 


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I just want to say thanks to the members that have given me best wishes lately .

Much appreciated ,sorry I cant thank you individually .

Take care and selfcare always first 👍.


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sorry to hear things are so rough for you right now - hope things improve for you soon xxxxx


Took prozac 40 mg for 20 years.

January 2017 started cutting down prozac by 12.5% a week. End of February 2017 completely off prozac and withdrawals began.

Currently taking Levothyroxine 75 mcg, Magnesium citrate 200mg,Sage leaf 50mg daily

Amlodipine: October 2017 , discontinued 26 Feb 2019; Candesartan:  26 Feb 2019, 4mg.

Discontinued magnesium citrate 200mg Apr 3rd 2019

Reinstated prozac:  14 Jan 2019, 1mg; 26 Jan, 1.5mg; 4 Feb, 2mg; 16 Feb, 2.5mg; 2 Mar, 3mg; 5 Mar, 2.5mg, 23 Mar, 3 mg; 6 Apr, 3.5mg, 14 Apr 4mg, 23 Apr 5mg

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Altostrata

pb, perhaps 5mg Prozac is too strong. You might try 4.5mg Prozac, see if what kind of change this makes.


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11 hours ago, Altostrata said:

pb, perhaps 5mg Prozac is too strong. You might try 4.5mg Prozac, see if what kind of change this makes.

Ok sound thanks Alto .

Take care 👍.


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01/02/19

0.800 wake+5mgPZ ,aches,tension,RT,hyper.mood not bad,anxiety.

10.00,fleeting thoughts of optimism and doom ,fatigue.

13.00,nausea,doom,

13.00-1500,laydown,NS,RT,IT,iritable,feel awful.

15.30.soup,NS,headache ,mood low,restless.

16.30,strong depression.

18.00,dinner,mood swings,anxiety.

19.00 ,somewhat chilled.

20.30,headache.

22.30,sleep ok.

 

02/02/19

07.00,wake feel ok [dare say normal ,very rare lately]

07.30,5mgPZ ,NS.

08.30,breakfast,headache,RT,NS,tired.

10.30.soup ,fatigue.

12.30,got out for walk ,legs sore and weak.

14.00,lunch,NS,Light sensitivity,tension,iritable. 

16.00.headache ,tired ,positive feelings .

17.30,eyes out of focus ,peripheral vision weird,[at least a year since this was at me]

20.30,NS,migrane,anxiety 9/10,

21.30,feel awful,sore throat.

23.00,sleep ok .

vivid dreams ,not the worst day but mood all over the place.

 

03/02/19

Cant find notes for this day .

it mite of been one of the worst days going so far .

the whole day I had a dark depression that wouldn't lift and I quite frankly feared for my safety  at times ,I consciously wouldn't do anything but I rarely ever remember darkness like this day.

lets hope there's not many of these days. 

 

04/02/19

08.30,wake exhausted.

09.00.breakfast.

10.00 5mgPZ,poped up town to get bits for a broth .

12.30,vertigo8/10,tired, food,RT,IT.

14.00,very jumpy,strong SI ,cant keep nasty thoughts away.eyes blurry /peripheral vision gone ,unnerving .

15.30,broth+food.

17.00 strong depression,vertigo ,legs like lead,migraine .

19.00.food,shower to freshn up,SI, IT, raspy throat, migraine ,

22.00 ,migraine ,Anxiety ,SI .

00.00 ,sleep ok .

 

05/02/19

07.30.wake feel awful,tired.

08.00,breakfast,headache,IT,RT,emotionaly very sensitive .

10.15, 5mgPZ,motivation low ,legs tired ,

11.00 ,food,went out for some grocery's ,nightmare .depersonalization /felt weird also.

13.00.migraine driving me to distraction,nausea  4/10

16.00,cooking dinner,migraine ,IT,RT.#

18.00,dinner ,needing big meals to feel satiated  .

21.00,IT=intrusive thoughts strong .

01.00.sleep

on edge all day,thoughts of being left crazy and rattled by this process.

 

 

Regretting the switch badly[my call ] and am dealing with serious fear and panic , I even have a hot knife feeling in my heart in regard emotions and feelings..

Strong anxiety irritability ,racing thoughts and more than not intrusive thoughts are my constant companion.

🙏.

 I was going to 1.25ml for the 5mg ,the closest I can go is 1.1 on the syringe I have .

Peace and thank you Alto.

 

 

 

 


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thecowisback

you're really having a rough ride right now 😪 i hope things start to improve soon xx


Took prozac 40 mg for 20 years.

January 2017 started cutting down prozac by 12.5% a week. End of February 2017 completely off prozac and withdrawals began.

Currently taking Levothyroxine 75 mcg, Magnesium citrate 200mg,Sage leaf 50mg daily

Amlodipine: October 2017 , discontinued 26 Feb 2019; Candesartan:  26 Feb 2019, 4mg.

Discontinued magnesium citrate 200mg Apr 3rd 2019

Reinstated prozac:  14 Jan 2019, 1mg; 26 Jan, 1.5mg; 4 Feb, 2mg; 16 Feb, 2.5mg; 2 Mar, 3mg; 5 Mar, 2.5mg, 23 Mar, 3 mg; 6 Apr, 3.5mg, 14 Apr 4mg, 23 Apr 5mg

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9 minutes ago, thecowisback said:

you're really having a rough ride right now 😪 i hope things start to improve soon xx

Smashed against the rocks ,music and alan partridge are helping ,you never know we could wake up tomorrow and its all over 🤨

🏄‍♂️🙏.

 


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Alan partridge is the man.

 

I wish each nite that very thing when i wake up. For everyone!


May 2016 - Aug 2016 - Prozac 20mg

 

March 2017 - June 2017 - Sertraline 100mg. Horrific withdrawal 5 m onths.

 

July 2017 - Aug 2017 - Mirtazapine 15mg. Horrific.

 

August 2017 - December 2017 Fluoxetine 10mg for 2 weeks ghen Escitalopram 20mg for 12 weeks. Never felt normal since this. Or baseline.

 

March 2018 - June 2018 - Escitalopram 5mg for 12 weeks. Stopped and here i am full of symptoms i never had.

 

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Just now, Leo1983 said:

Alan partridge is the man.

 

I wish each nite that very thing when i wake up. For everyone!

lol good man leo ,he's gas .🙏 


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Dan. Dan... Dann. Dannnnnn. Lol


May 2016 - Aug 2016 - Prozac 20mg

 

March 2017 - June 2017 - Sertraline 100mg. Horrific withdrawal 5 m onths.

 

July 2017 - Aug 2017 - Mirtazapine 15mg. Horrific.

 

August 2017 - December 2017 Fluoxetine 10mg for 2 weeks ghen Escitalopram 20mg for 12 weeks. Never felt normal since this. Or baseline.

 

March 2018 - June 2018 - Escitalopram 5mg for 12 weeks. Stopped and here i am full of symptoms i never had.

 

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alan partridge makes me laugh even when i'm deep in the doldrums 😁


Took prozac 40 mg for 20 years.

January 2017 started cutting down prozac by 12.5% a week. End of February 2017 completely off prozac and withdrawals began.

Currently taking Levothyroxine 75 mcg, Magnesium citrate 200mg,Sage leaf 50mg daily

Amlodipine: October 2017 , discontinued 26 Feb 2019; Candesartan:  26 Feb 2019, 4mg.

Discontinued magnesium citrate 200mg Apr 3rd 2019

Reinstated prozac:  14 Jan 2019, 1mg; 26 Jan, 1.5mg; 4 Feb, 2mg; 16 Feb, 2.5mg; 2 Mar, 3mg; 5 Mar, 2.5mg, 23 Mar, 3 mg; 6 Apr, 3.5mg, 14 Apr 4mg, 23 Apr 5mg

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32 minutes ago, Leo1983 said:

Dan. Dan... Dann. Dannnnnn. Lol

🤣


Took prozac 40 mg for 20 years.

January 2017 started cutting down prozac by 12.5% a week. End of February 2017 completely off prozac and withdrawals began.

Currently taking Levothyroxine 75 mcg, Magnesium citrate 200mg,Sage leaf 50mg daily

Amlodipine: October 2017 , discontinued 26 Feb 2019; Candesartan:  26 Feb 2019, 4mg.

Discontinued magnesium citrate 200mg Apr 3rd 2019

Reinstated prozac:  14 Jan 2019, 1mg; 26 Jan, 1.5mg; 4 Feb, 2mg; 16 Feb, 2.5mg; 2 Mar, 3mg; 5 Mar, 2.5mg, 23 Mar, 3 mg; 6 Apr, 3.5mg, 14 Apr 4mg, 23 Apr 5mg

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Altostrata

Please forgive yourself, powerback.

 

Do you have a 5mL syringe? You might want to get a 2mL syringe, it has smaller ticks.


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Rachel - 1998-2012 Prozac 20mg

2012-2014 Prozac 40mg

Sept 17 Remeron 15mg, March ‘18 7.5mg

Jan 31 - Feb 13 1/4 - 1mg Ativan

Jan 31 - feb 5 - 2mg Prozac, 4mg feb 7

feb 10 - 10mg rem, Feb 27 - 7.5mg rem

Feb 27 - March 6th - 5mg Baclofen 

March 12th - Keppra 250mg

March 24 - 30mg phenobarbital 

 

 

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17 hours ago, Altostrata said:

Please forgive yourself, powerback.

 

Do you have a 5mL syringe? You might want to get a 2mL syringe, it has smaller ticks.

Forgive myself?.

I need off the Prozac pronto ,its doing a weird spell on me , constant suicidal ideation .since Sunday its nuts.

All I can do Is drop by .5 increments I suppose.its even an adverse reaction ide say .

I'm well past the  settle in period .ile take before the switch and Effexor  any time .

tomorrow ile drop to 4.5mg .

Thanks Alto .


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that doesn't sound like a good reaction 😯😕😕


Took prozac 40 mg for 20 years.

January 2017 started cutting down prozac by 12.5% a week. End of February 2017 completely off prozac and withdrawals began.

Currently taking Levothyroxine 75 mcg, Magnesium citrate 200mg,Sage leaf 50mg daily

Amlodipine: October 2017 , discontinued 26 Feb 2019; Candesartan:  26 Feb 2019, 4mg.

Discontinued magnesium citrate 200mg Apr 3rd 2019

Reinstated prozac:  14 Jan 2019, 1mg; 26 Jan, 1.5mg; 4 Feb, 2mg; 16 Feb, 2.5mg; 2 Mar, 3mg; 5 Mar, 2.5mg, 23 Mar, 3 mg; 6 Apr, 3.5mg, 14 Apr 4mg, 23 Apr 5mg

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Thinking of you Powerback. I hope this gets sorted quickly. You are very brave for continuing to post your switch journey here. As you know I’m thinking about switching so please know by documenting all of this, you are actually really helping me in making an informed decision of how to move forward from here. 

 

 

 


Current Dose

0.5mcg Clonidine and 1.25 Diazepam PRN for treatment of iatrogenic hypertension. 

2010 .Prescribed Pristiq 100 mg in July by GP

2010 .Reduced to 50mg by splitting and weighing. Held at 50mg

2014. Reduced from 50-35 .Held at 35mg. 

2017. Taper from 35mg commenced using compounded Desvenlafaxine

2018. 23/06 13.5mg. 21/07  12.5mg. 25/08 11.5mg. 09/2018 10mg. 14/11 11mg (updose) 21/11 -12mg (updose)

2019. Still holding at 12mg and stuck. 

2020. January 2019 Prozac Bridge-- Prozac 2.5 to 10mg and

Pristiq 23rd Jan 6mg/ 27th Jan 5mg/ 28th Jan 3mg/ 30 Jan 0

Prozac 6th Feb 9.5mg. Vitamin D3 5000iu with K2

Magnesium Glycinate with Glycine and Passionflower  600mg 

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10 hours ago, Andie said:

Thinking of you Powerback. I hope this gets sorted quickly. You are very brave for continuing to post your switch journey here. As you know I’m thinking about switching so please know by documenting all of this, you are actually really helping me in making an informed decision of how to move forward from here. 

 

 

 

`sound Andie cheers .oh lord don't just follow my switch ,do lots of research .I did so I only have myself to account for it.

Take care and be safe.


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06/02/19

09.20:wake,dizzy,exausted ,fear+anxiety.depression,depersonalization.

10.15:breakfast,5mgPZ

12,00:anxiety,light headed,very jumpy,,racing thoughts.

13.30:food,exausted,jumpy,headache,strong depression,SI,fear/doom,rage .constant feeling of cracking up.

15.00-19.00 ,terrible mood,iritable,anxiety9/10,migraine.

20.00:food,anxiety 9/10,panic ,doom.

watched some comedy and listened to music ,it had a positive affect.

23.00:sleep.

 

07/02/19

8.00:wake, Greif feeling in my heart ,suicidal,RT,IT,fear doom 

8.30:breakfast.

10.15:5mgPZ,jittery,panic,IT ,tired,brain fog.went out to run errands,[cabin fever].

15.30:SI,IT,on edge,exausted NS.

18.00:dinner ,feel stimulated,shaky anxiety,iritable.

21.00:headache, depersonalization,sore throat ,feel really off/disconnected,anxiety 9/10.critic raging ,NS.  


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18 minutes ago, powerback said:

06/02/19

09.20:wake,dizzy,exausted ,fear+anxiety.depression,depersonalization.

10.15:breakfast,5mgPZ

12,00:anxiety,light headed,very jumpy,,racing thoughts.

13.30:food,exausted,jumpy,headache,strong depression,SI,fear/doom,rage .constant feeling of cracking up.

15.00-19.00 ,terrible mood,iritable,anxiety9/10,migraine.

20.00:food,anxiety 9/10,panic ,doom.

watched some comedy and listened to music ,it had a positive affect.

23.00:sleep.

 

07/02/19

8.00:wake, Greif feeling in my heart ,suicidal,RT,IT,fear doom 

8.30:breakfast.

10.15:5mgPZ,jittery,panic,IT ,tired,brain fog.went out to run errands,[cabin fever].

15.30:SI,IT,on edge,exausted NS.

18.00:dinner ,feel stimulated,shaky anxiety,iritable.

21.00:headache, depersonalization,sore throat ,feel really off/disconnected,anxiety 9/10.critic raging ,NS.  

 

Notice you get sore throats quite a bit after meals, classic symptom of acid reflux, might be worth looking into

 

hope things improve fast


2001 - 2005 prozac,  2001 - 2017 various benzos, mainly diazapem and zanex,  2002 - 2017 olanzapine or seroquel,  2002 -2017 propanolol, 2005 - 2009 venlafaxine 75mg , forced to go cold turkey off venlafaxine as moved Thailand, doctor cut me off and couldn't get it there, severely ill for over 2 years, countered withdrawals with more zanex and seroquel

2014 returned to UK, mainly to get treatment getting off meds

doctor advised to taper seroquel over a few weeks, severely ill and bed bed-bound so reinstated it, 2015 tapered seroquel myself slower over a few months, was off it 2 months and was too ill so went on olanzapine, became zombie and too tired to get out of bed, went back on seroquel, very depressed so went back on venlafaxine, didnt work  so doctor swapped to zoloft became very agitated so back on venlafaxine

June 2016 - felt strong enough to begin tapering again, started what I thought was a slow taper of all meds,  2016 July Not had any alcoholic drink since this date, 

2016 October completely off diazepem, 2017 Feb completely off seroquel, 2017 March completely off proponanlol, 2017 April (day before birthday) completely off venlafaxine, OFF ALL MEDS 11/4/2017, was fine for nearly 3 months and then delayed withdrawal hit,

supplements taking: turmeric capsules, NiaCel (nicotinamide riboside), Vit B12 sublingual, Vit B3, Vit B6, Vit B1, apple cider vinegar, manuka umf 10 honey, camu camu powder,  melatonin when needed, epsom salt baths, juices, smoothies, 

Intro: http://survivingantidepressants.org/topic/15175-dj2010-off-all-meds-for-3-months-and-been-fine-now-bad-insomnia/

 

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Hey pb 

just wanted to say I hope you get a huge window very soon.

 

I have noticed as well that your very critical of your self (coming from the queen of a monster critic)

 

remember your in WD & in survival mode.Its not us..I guess we will only ever know the true essence of our souls once were free from these chains!

your a sound,kind, & funny man.You don’t give your self enough credit for what your having to endure.Yet your suffering constantly & still come across positive (massive accomplishment in its self).Yet I have had to do that my whole life “pretend”as to hide the pain.Life  is up & down but WD just takes it to a whole different level.You have friends on here what care pb.

 

remember to aim for getting on your hikes keep that imagine in mind when it seems a distant memory!

 

This may sound weird.But when your in darkness always search for the light & if you can’t find it.place your hand on your heart that’s where it’s at!!

 

🙏🏻 Xxxx


Binge drinker thru out my life 17/37,recreational use of street drugs 17-30. Numerous AD from age 23 upwards

Matazpine 30mg 2007-2012

Paxil an zopiclone 2012-2016

Taken off Paxil in four weeks in janurary 2016

Given diazepam 2-4 feb to June 2016

C/t diazepam June (had no idea not too)

Reinstated 8mg of diazepam in July,crossed over to 8mg of diazepam! given 7.5 matazpine.

Nov 2016 at 5 mg of diazepam

Given Olanzpine 2.5 November 28th-stopped

paxil 1mg 3rd of dec -stopped

Started liquid diazpam 10th of jan.alchol free 13month

February 2018 - reduced to 4 mg diazepam and 7.5 mg mirtazapine

November 2018 - tried 2% diazepam reduction - updosed back to 4 mg after one week

 

 

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19 minutes ago, dj2010 said:

 

Notice you get sore throats quite a bit after meals, classic symptom of acid reflux, might be worth looking into

 

hope things improve fast

Mmm ,intersting cheers mate .


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59 minutes ago, pinkfairy said:

Hey pb 

just wanted to say I hope you get a huge window very soon.

 

I have noticed as well that your very critical of your self (coming from the queen of a monster critic)

 

remember your in WD & in survival mode.Its not us..I guess we will only ever know the true essence of our souls once were free from these chains!

your a sound,kind, & funny man.You don’t give your self enough credit for what your having to endure.Yet your suffering constantly & still come across positive (massive accomplishment in its self).Yet I have had to do that my whole life “pretend”as to hide the pain.Life  is up & down but WD just takes it to a whole different level.You have friends on here what care pb.

 

remember to aim for getting on your hikes keep that imagine in mind when it seems a distant memory!

 

This may sound weird.But when your in darkness always search for the light & if you can’t find it.place your hand on your heart that’s where it’s at!!

 

🙏🏻 Xxxx

Thanks pink your very kind and bang on about the critic,its like a nuclear reactor lately ,no puting it out ,my apetitie is like a reactor for that matter also lol.

Excuse my limp reply ,migraine at me .

Take care.


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Altostrata

pb, have you reduced to 4.5mg Prozac?


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3 hours ago, Altostrata said:

pb, have you reduced to 4.5mg Prozac?

hi Alto ,yep ,yesterday ,the notchs on my syringe are .5 increments with notchs in between ,so I just went down one notch ,cant get the more accurate syringe,ile need to get them online.

Thanks.

 


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You reduced to 4.75mg Prozac?


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29 minutes ago, Altostrata said:

You reduced to 4.75mg Prozac?

5mg prozac liquid=1.25ml ,so I just went down to a notch above the 1ml .

So the reduction is 0.15  I think 


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Hi, I feel quite similar atm PB even wee amounts and changes are causing affects and at around the 5mg mark also

It seems to affect me quite a bit and I can feel quite manic type thing - but then reducing too much also brings the withdrawal 

shakiness etc, it's a tricky balance to get isn't it. I'm also going to do very slight reductions now from 5mg and taper a wee bit

 

Hope you get a point where the feelings are bearable. I find with prozac sometimes taking it with food can cause it to be a bit less

reactive maybe it is digested slower? Not sure. I'm not an expert though. 


Fluoxetine 20mg a day, (mornings) Amitryptilline 10-50mg (evenings) for last two years (usually lowest dose of the latter) Previously on and off Fluoxetine since 1999. Off completely for pregnancies in 200s with no problems but recently more difficult to withdraw.End 2018 Tapered to 10mg Fluoxetine (am) and 10mg Amitryptilline (evening)Co-codomol 30/500 prescribed (one to two tabs 6 hrly as required for pain)

 

Start Jan 2019 5mg Fluoxetine mornings. Stopped amitryptilline.

6th Feb 2019 Stopped Fluoxetine, 2 X 425mg St Johns Wort daily. 

9th Feb 2019 Reinstated 5mg Prozac, stopped SJW due to headaches and upset tummy.

10th Feb 2019 Started using liquid diluted Prozac and syringe, dividing doses (2 X 2.5ml) = 5mg daily

12th Feb 2019 Stopped prozac after even small doses seem to be causing a bad reaction.

17th Feb 2019 Started taking single dose 425mg SJW mornings 

 

Also taking supplements: Multivitamin, Longvida Curcumin 500mg a day, Magnesium Citrate 500mg/day, Magnesium L-threonate 50mg/day, Omega 3 (with Vit E) 1000mg/day, Vitamin D3 20000IU

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Pb, hope your Prozac reduction is going well. Eat a lot of fruits and vegetables because now is flu time. We are also ill with the children:-) So I bought us (me and the children) strawberries for the immunity. Hope you're ok.


05/2013 Lyrica 100 mg / per day for pain + PGAD resulting from caesarian delivery11/2014 started to taper: 50 mg per day/ for one week then c/tafter one month reinstated at 50 mg /per days of 10 July 2015 drug free-

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22 hours ago, Orangeblossom77 said:

Hi, I feel quite similar atm PB even wee amounts and changes are causing affects and at around the 5mg mark also

It seems to affect me quite a bit and I can feel quite manic type thing - but then reducing too much also brings the withdrawal 

shakiness etc, it's a tricky balance to get isn't it. I'm also going to do very slight reductions now from 5mg and taper a wee bit

 

Hope you get a point where the feelings are bearable. I find with prozac sometimes taking it with food can cause it to be a bit less

reactive maybe it is digested slower? Not sure. I'm not an expert though. 

Hi OB77 thanks for your insight .

Take care and I hope your well.


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19 hours ago, Martina23 said:

Pb, hope your Prozac reduction is going well. Eat a lot of fruits and vegetables because now is flu time. We are also ill with the children:-) So I bought us (me and the children) strawberries for the immunity. Hope you're ok.

Me too Martina ,3 or 2 years since I stopped getting the flu jab so im always watchful and a bit obsessed with germs ,rightly so when it gets this bad .hope you get well soon martina. 


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08/02/2019

0830,wake,feel not the worst mood.

0930,food,RT,IT

1030,tired,4.5mgPZ? [1.1ml].on edge.

12.30.soup,tired,TR,IT,brain buzzing3/10,not worst mood,jittery.

15.00.food,NS.

16.00.migraine ,laydown,some  , slight brain zapping,

18.45,IT,exhausted ,migraine.

20.05,food,short tempered ,cooker doing my head in .NS ,IT,confusion.

21.00,migraine,NS=noise sensitivity unbearable .

23,30,sleep.

Happy not to leave the house all day and keep the blinds down . 

 

09/02/2019

0730,wake,not the worst mood.

0800,my usual hot lemon and ginger drink.

0830,breakfast,indigestion,strong IT,depression,sciatic nerve pain at me .

Started taking milk thistle [a few drops in water] 

1030,4.5mgPZ ?[1,1ml].getting smashed with my critic/thoughts.

13.00,migraine,NS ,suicidal feelings ,got out and got some sun on my face .indigestion

15.00,exhausted ,SI,NS,headache ,indigestion.

17.30,extreme fatigue,mind racing,brain fog,cant keep eyes open,

18.00.dinner ,migraine ,NS,SI,critic manic,anxiety 12/10.

2030,NS ,indigestion,sore throat,tired .

22.30.sleep ok .

 

going from 5mg Prozac [1.25ml] to 4.5mg Prozac,the best I could do is go down a notch on my syringe .so if this is more or less than 4.5mg ,im grateful if anyone's brain is up working it out .

 


Alcohol free since February 2015 

1MG diazepam

4.5MG PROZAC.

 

 

 

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Orangeblossom77

Have you given your critic a name? Mine is called Matilda, she is a grumpy old bag at times. 

Giving it a name can make it feel less real 


Fluoxetine 20mg a day, (mornings) Amitryptilline 10-50mg (evenings) for last two years (usually lowest dose of the latter) Previously on and off Fluoxetine since 1999. Off completely for pregnancies in 200s with no problems but recently more difficult to withdraw.End 2018 Tapered to 10mg Fluoxetine (am) and 10mg Amitryptilline (evening)Co-codomol 30/500 prescribed (one to two tabs 6 hrly as required for pain)

 

Start Jan 2019 5mg Fluoxetine mornings. Stopped amitryptilline.

6th Feb 2019 Stopped Fluoxetine, 2 X 425mg St Johns Wort daily. 

9th Feb 2019 Reinstated 5mg Prozac, stopped SJW due to headaches and upset tummy.

10th Feb 2019 Started using liquid diluted Prozac and syringe, dividing doses (2 X 2.5ml) = 5mg daily

12th Feb 2019 Stopped prozac after even small doses seem to be causing a bad reaction.

17th Feb 2019 Started taking single dose 425mg SJW mornings 

 

Also taking supplements: Multivitamin, Longvida Curcumin 500mg a day, Magnesium Citrate 500mg/day, Magnesium L-threonate 50mg/day, Omega 3 (with Vit E) 1000mg/day, Vitamin D3 20000IU

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48 minutes ago, Orangeblossom77 said:

Have you given your critic a name? Mine is called Matilda, she is a grumpy old bag at times. 

Giving it a name can make it feel less real 

HI OB77 ,oh no I haven't named it ha ,then ide have to own up to the problem ,I understand it all the same ,ye naming it is a good thing .I had it very dull years ago but for a couple of the years the "meds worked" ,its smashing me bad ,im here listening to Claire weaks ,this women was a genius ,she actually understood the issue rather than sadly dumping meds on people .

Take care and have a good day.


Alcohol free since February 2015 

1MG diazepam

4.5MG PROZAC.

 

 

 

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