Jump to content

Driving


Meeto
 Share

Recommended Posts

I wanted to know if anyone's driving has been affected in any form; panic, concentration, syncope, dizziness etc.

 

When this all started started for me I would black out and appear near my destination with no recollection of me getting there.  This happened a few times while walking, but primarily in the car.  I also seem to have trouble concentrating while driving and at times can't remember parts of my car ride for a few minutes.

Lexapro 1/17 - 3/17 10 mg.  Switched to Elavil 3/27/17 10 mg

Upped to 20 mg June 5, 2017 3 days, back down to 10mg June 8

Up again to 20 mg June 12, 2017 4 days, back down to 10 June 16

9/17 dropped to 9.5 mg

11/17 dropped to 9.3mg

2/18/17 dropped to 8.8 mg

February 14/2018 Adverse reaction to zofran pill at clinic

10/7/19 8.48 mg

12/22/19 7.3 mg 

2/7/20 6.5 mg 

5/23/20 5.84

 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • 1 month later...

This has affected me horribly. Shortly after I began weaning from Effexor is when I first noticed it. Not long after I found a Journal Abstract warning that driving while attempting to wean or discontinue from Effexor IS DANGEROUS. I've no doubt there's A crossover in this pathology to other psychiatric meds as well. If the article is not listed in the Resources sections of the site I will happily provide a link.

 

Best Wishes,

UPC

Ativan 1or2mg PRN: 2003 - present 

Paxil up to 60mg: Aug 2005 - Feb 2013

Adderall XR Varied dosages on and off: 1994? - present

Pristiq 100mg: Feb 2013 - Feb 2014

Effexor XR 150mg: Feb 2014 - Jun 2016; then gradual taper. D/C'd in Nov 2017.

Xanax 1mg: PRN 1998 - Jan 2018

Zoloft 200 mg: 2016, Taper then CT Dec 2017 AMA. Destroyed my life. And everyone I love. 

Prozac 5mg daily: JAN 2018 - OCT 2018, CT'D against my will and despite my protests.

 

Current: (NOV 2018) Ativan 1mg prn, Adderall XR 15mg daily, Clonidine 0.1mg twice daily

 

 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

20 hours ago, ultimatumprisoncell said:

This has affected me horribly. Shortly after I began weaning from Effexor is when I first noticed it. Not long after I found a Journal Abstract warning that driving while attempting to wean or discontinue from Effexor IS DANGEROUS. I've no doubt there's A crossover in this pathology to other psychiatric meds as well. If the article is not listed in the Resources sections of the site I will happily provide a link.

 

Best Wishes,

UPC

If you could provide the link that would be great, thank you!

Lexapro 1/17 - 3/17 10 mg.  Switched to Elavil 3/27/17 10 mg

Upped to 20 mg June 5, 2017 3 days, back down to 10mg June 8

Up again to 20 mg June 12, 2017 4 days, back down to 10 June 16

9/17 dropped to 9.5 mg

11/17 dropped to 9.3mg

2/18/17 dropped to 8.8 mg

February 14/2018 Adverse reaction to zofran pill at clinic

10/7/19 8.48 mg

12/22/19 7.3 mg 

2/7/20 6.5 mg 

5/23/20 5.84

 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Ativan 1or2mg PRN: 2003 - present 

Paxil up to 60mg: Aug 2005 - Feb 2013

Adderall XR Varied dosages on and off: 1994? - present

Pristiq 100mg: Feb 2013 - Feb 2014

Effexor XR 150mg: Feb 2014 - Jun 2016; then gradual taper. D/C'd in Nov 2017.

Xanax 1mg: PRN 1998 - Jan 2018

Zoloft 200 mg: 2016, Taper then CT Dec 2017 AMA. Destroyed my life. And everyone I love. 

Prozac 5mg daily: JAN 2018 - OCT 2018, CT'D against my will and despite my protests.

 

Current: (NOV 2018) Ativan 1mg prn, Adderall XR 15mg daily, Clonidine 0.1mg twice daily

 

 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

 Share

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

Terms of Use Privacy Policy