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Hi everyone

i am not having arousals anymore or may be they are very mild  right now but i have constant pains in my pelvis area sometimes mild sometime strong....and what i know is that these pelvic pains are only related to pgad...i dont  think any doctor or any physio therapist could sort it out....these pelvis pains i had it when i first withdrew from ads and then after 1 year it diminshes so i beleive this is all related to pgad....any suggestions or any advice please ??


i took different antidepressants medications for depression and anciety 

from 2013 to 2017 with no benefit i kept on changing the ads but of no use and i gave up...and then the pgad started..

 

prozac for 2 weeks

lexapro for 3 weeks

seroxat for 10 days

Now i am antidepressants free 

2017 december was the last time i took ads since then i havent taken any ads medication

My main symptom is pgad 

i get stabbing pain in genital area which is interfering in my daily life..

and very mild arousals which dosent bother me.

 

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Boris

They could also be from the amount of tension being held there when worrying about this.

 

I noticed that the pains/aches in my pelvis went when I was finally cleared of nasty diseases involving my bladder. I'd convinced myself of the worst problems.

 

I occasionally get the pains/aches now and again but they usually got when I conciously relax my pelvis.


April 2007 -  Seroxat 20mg

August 2008 - Cold Turkey

August 2009 - Cold Turkey

November 2009 - Reinstatement adverse reaction akathesia/suicidal/anxiety

March 2011 - Start taper

November 2012 - Crash badly at 1.25mg akathesia/suicidal/extreme anxiety

January 2013 - 5mg Seroxat, 300mg  Lyrica

April 2017 - Successfully get off Seroxat with taper followed by 4 month of withdrawal 

January 2018 - Start with constant urinary urge/pain/burning/genital sensations 2 week after anxiety/akathesia ends

January 2019 - Started reducing Lyrica as I suspect it's causing frequent urination, tinnitus, fatigue, brain fog and mental decline.

December 2019 - Off all pysch meds

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Hi dear Boris

so what should be recomended for me either i have to wait for it so it could go away on its own or something else...for you kind information i had this pelvic pain and arousals earlier too but it went away...what could be best for me to do right now..wait or something else because my pelvic pain oly gets worse when i drive otherwise it dosent bother me....or maybe the pelvic area is bit sensitive right now thats way i am feeling like this...


i took different antidepressants medications for depression and anciety 

from 2013 to 2017 with no benefit i kept on changing the ads but of no use and i gave up...and then the pgad started..

 

prozac for 2 weeks

lexapro for 3 weeks

seroxat for 10 days

Now i am antidepressants free 

2017 december was the last time i took ads since then i havent taken any ads medication

My main symptom is pgad 

i get stabbing pain in genital area which is interfering in my daily life..

and very mild arousals which dosent bother me.

 

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I would recommend finding a pelvic floor physio therapist if you have that there? 

 

If not you have to try relax the pelvic floor as much as possible. I found stress and worrying was making mine worse. Also driving would also irritate it.

 

In the end I just had to let mine go and not worry about it. I was literally holding my worry there about the bladder symptoms. I've had this kind of thing before with strange aches, I can usually tell they are from stresses when the location moves about.


April 2007 -  Seroxat 20mg

August 2008 - Cold Turkey

August 2009 - Cold Turkey

November 2009 - Reinstatement adverse reaction akathesia/suicidal/anxiety

March 2011 - Start taper

November 2012 - Crash badly at 1.25mg akathesia/suicidal/extreme anxiety

January 2013 - 5mg Seroxat, 300mg  Lyrica

April 2017 - Successfully get off Seroxat with taper followed by 4 month of withdrawal 

January 2018 - Start with constant urinary urge/pain/burning/genital sensations 2 week after anxiety/akathesia ends

January 2019 - Started reducing Lyrica as I suspect it's causing frequent urination, tinnitus, fatigue, brain fog and mental decline.

December 2019 - Off all pysch meds

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Boris

ok i will try go to hospital and have check up of my pelvic area but i dont think doctor of physiotherapy could treat it because its related to ads withdrawal...i have read cathyfrench story she mentioned i her post of visiting to the phyaiotherpaist doctor which prescribe her muscle relexant medicenes which didnt help her and the pelvic floor pain subsided itself and i also belivw it will go away on its own as it went away earlier for me i guess 


i took different antidepressants medications for depression and anciety 

from 2013 to 2017 with no benefit i kept on changing the ads but of no use and i gave up...and then the pgad started..

 

prozac for 2 weeks

lexapro for 3 weeks

seroxat for 10 days

Now i am antidepressants free 

2017 december was the last time i took ads since then i havent taken any ads medication

My main symptom is pgad 

i get stabbing pain in genital area which is interfering in my daily life..

and very mild arousals which dosent bother me.

 

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Hi Mask,

 

Isaw your message on my thread. I am so sorry your PGAD came back after several months of remission.  My PGAD is now very mild. I have been off Sertraline for 30 months now but I still suffer from it when I am  stressed and Always in the late afternoon.  My PGAD is very mild now and for me what helped was seing a pelvic pain physiothrapist that relaxed my diaphragm, my bladder muscles and nerves and worked on my PSOAS. I still have mild PGAD when I am stressed because stress activate the sympathetic nervous system and as a result wakes up the pelvic nerve (the pudendal nerve). A physiotherapist can show you how to use belly breathing to stimulate your vagus nerve and this will quiet down your sympathetic nervous system.  The thing is really to avoid anger, anxiety and stress. Also I see a psyhcologist to help me with my personnal issues. It is important.  She told me that a lot of people can get these sensations when they are extremelly anxious,depressed and when they suffer fromOCD etc.  Some people get these sensations when they suffer from OCD, so I guess it is important to work on our deep fears and anxieties and this in turn can allow us to have less anxiety and as a result we activate less the parasympathetic nervous system.  Walking,swimming helped me.

 

Also what helped me was seeing a pudendal nerve specialist. She gave me iron and vitamine C  (it works on neuropathy) and I got a ganglion impar block but not sure if it worked. I now that less estrogens and less testosterone seem to have helped me (I am now in menopause and i think this quieted down the PGAD).

 

Really if you can ask a physiotherapist to help you, they can really help. Also TENS can help you to relax the sympathetic nervous system (I used TENS at the beginning). It doesn't stop PGAD but it breaks the pain message to travel to your brain.

 

Ihope you will get better soon.

 

Cathy


- From January 4th 2017 to April 17th 2017:  1 Xanax 0.25 mg in January, replaced by 1 Lyxansia 10 mg in February, replaced by 1 Bromazepam 6 mg a day  in March then back to 1 Xanax 0.25 mg  in April. Every pill was stopped cold turkey.

- April 17th (Easter Monday) started  Sertraline 50.  Xanax 0.25 mg  stopped cold turkey. 

- April 17th to May 4th 1 Sertraline 50, a 25 dose in the morning, a 25 dose at night and half a Zopiclone 7.5 at night

- May 4th  Reduced to 1 Sertraline  25.

-June 1st to June 8th.Tappering off Sertraline every 2 days for a week and put on 1 Risperidone 1 mg a day.June 8th Sertraline 25 replaced by 1 Anafranil 25mg, 1 Risperidone 1 mg a day and 1 zoplicone 7.5 at night, a week later, the Anafranil 25mg and Risperidone 1g was stopped cold turkey and replaced by 1 Xanax 0.25 mg 3 times a day. Since  June 17th : 1 Xanax 0.25 mg 3 times a day and 1 zoplicone 7.5 at night. Other medications  from June 1st to June 15th : Augmentin antibiotics, Chorticoid tablets,  Lanzoprazole, Toviaz. Symptoms : tremors, shaking ,suicidal thoughts, smell and light sensitivity, hyperacusis, floaters, earworms, akathisia, high pitched tinnitus, PGAD.

 

 

 

 

 

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Hi cathyfrench

its so nice of you that you messaged on my thread...

Some people are telling me on this forum that this  is wave and window pattern which i am going through....i am not having arousals but pelvic and hip pains... which is making me panic right now....although most distrubing part of pgad was arousals ...some people on this forum are telling me to go to doctor and some are saying this is part of wave and window pattern....and my condition is right now that i am hopefull because my condition was worse earlier and suddenly i got better depression,anxiety ,pgad suddenly went away and i felt normal and relaxed....so.thats way i am hopefull it went earlier and it could go this time also....by the way  cathyfrench how would you rate your pgad out of 10 🤔...are you functioning normal or its is distrubing you to the point that you cant function...i am very afraid that its already 2 years of mild to moderate pgad and how many more time it will take to subside completely....i cannot drive becUse of pgad flaring up i am like housebound right now i wanted to start my masters studies...i was about to going married in some months how would i deal with all this........i will be marrying in comming some months or 1 year and its so scaring me if interfares than what would i do

 

.....sorry for long post 


i took different antidepressants medications for depression and anciety 

from 2013 to 2017 with no benefit i kept on changing the ads but of no use and i gave up...and then the pgad started..

 

prozac for 2 weeks

lexapro for 3 weeks

seroxat for 10 days

Now i am antidepressants free 

2017 december was the last time i took ads since then i havent taken any ads medication

My main symptom is pgad 

i get stabbing pain in genital area which is interfering in my daily life..

and very mild arousals which dosent bother me.

 

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I am having tingling sensation in my hips area and its suddenly comes and goes..

its like prickling sensation in  that area and i am distress right now.. i am having  pressure in the genital area....my condition right now is 

 

1.Pressure,pain and tingling sensation in genital area...

 

any suggestions please 

it will be much appreciated

any guidance on the related matter please


i took different antidepressants medications for depression and anciety 

from 2013 to 2017 with no benefit i kept on changing the ads but of no use and i gave up...and then the pgad started..

 

prozac for 2 weeks

lexapro for 3 weeks

seroxat for 10 days

Now i am antidepressants free 

2017 december was the last time i took ads since then i havent taken any ads medication

My main symptom is pgad 

i get stabbing pain in genital area which is interfering in my daily life..

and very mild arousals which dosent bother me.

 

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Hello everyone,

i am getting brain zaps upon waking up in the morning again but i am surprised that its been 2 years and still brain zaps are occuring....and pgad symptoms right now are i am having pressure numbness and pain in my genital area hips,and some times knees and tightness in legs....it all went away when i first had it one year ago... i thought its over but again my symptoms are back with full force i hope its a wave and it will pass by 

 

i need your supports and good advices

Thank you 

Mask

 


i took different antidepressants medications for depression and anciety 

from 2013 to 2017 with no benefit i kept on changing the ads but of no use and i gave up...and then the pgad started..

 

prozac for 2 weeks

lexapro for 3 weeks

seroxat for 10 days

Now i am antidepressants free 

2017 december was the last time i took ads since then i havent taken any ads medication

My main symptom is pgad 

i get stabbing pain in genital area which is interfering in my daily life..

and very mild arousals which dosent bother me.

 

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I am in very very bad condition right now 

its like my withdrawal symptoms have fully returned with full force....severe withdrawal anxiety brain zaps, its like my window is over and wave is in full force i hope this is my last wave...


i took different antidepressants medications for depression and anciety 

from 2013 to 2017 with no benefit i kept on changing the ads but of no use and i gave up...and then the pgad started..

 

prozac for 2 weeks

lexapro for 3 weeks

seroxat for 10 days

Now i am antidepressants free 

2017 december was the last time i took ads since then i havent taken any ads medication

My main symptom is pgad 

i get stabbing pain in genital area which is interfering in my daily life..

and very mild arousals which dosent bother me.

 

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Hi everyone...

i want to update 

its like sometime i am feeling good and sometime i am very bad....pgad is sometime good and sometime bad....i am hoping for the best...i hope this wave dosent last long...and i hope this my lastvwave


i took different antidepressants medications for depression and anciety 

from 2013 to 2017 with no benefit i kept on changing the ads but of no use and i gave up...and then the pgad started..

 

prozac for 2 weeks

lexapro for 3 weeks

seroxat for 10 days

Now i am antidepressants free 

2017 december was the last time i took ads since then i havent taken any ads medication

My main symptom is pgad 

i get stabbing pain in genital area which is interfering in my daily life..

and very mild arousals which dosent bother me.

 

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Hello everyone,

its been 2 months again my pgad has worsened and i am begineng to panic...how many more month will i suffer from this terrible wave...although i had a window before which was almost for several months...i am feeling very bad at the moment...i am angry and confuse that if my pgad was gone then why it came back again....its been 2 months now i am suffering again after a big window...please tell me something someone because i am again panicking...what should i do....please tell me somenone ....


i took different antidepressants medications for depression and anciety 

from 2013 to 2017 with no benefit i kept on changing the ads but of no use and i gave up...and then the pgad started..

 

prozac for 2 weeks

lexapro for 3 weeks

seroxat for 10 days

Now i am antidepressants free 

2017 december was the last time i took ads since then i havent taken any ads medication

My main symptom is pgad 

i get stabbing pain in genital area which is interfering in my daily life..

and very mild arousals which dosent bother me.

 

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please tell me something about my symptoms 

am i going through window and wave pattern

whats going on with me again after long period of no pgad... i am again suffering from pgad since 2 month...please please tell me ....

i am having very bad sensation in my genitals area ....

is anyone there on this forum to give me support please...

 


i took different antidepressants medications for depression and anciety 

from 2013 to 2017 with no benefit i kept on changing the ads but of no use and i gave up...and then the pgad started..

 

prozac for 2 weeks

lexapro for 3 weeks

seroxat for 10 days

Now i am antidepressants free 

2017 december was the last time i took ads since then i havent taken any ads medication

My main symptom is pgad 

i get stabbing pain in genital area which is interfering in my daily life..

and very mild arousals which dosent bother me.

 

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Why i am suffering again from this pgad...

i thought i had overcome and defeated pgad

but out of nowhere it started again and i am again back in the pgad situation


i took different antidepressants medications for depression and anciety 

from 2013 to 2017 with no benefit i kept on changing the ads but of no use and i gave up...and then the pgad started..

 

prozac for 2 weeks

lexapro for 3 weeks

seroxat for 10 days

Now i am antidepressants free 

2017 december was the last time i took ads since then i havent taken any ads medication

My main symptom is pgad 

i get stabbing pain in genital area which is interfering in my daily life..

and very mild arousals which dosent bother me.

 

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I am feeling bad right now...severe anxiety...tightness in the body....noisy head...

frequent urination....no arousals which is good.....but i am in bad condition right now


i took different antidepressants medications for depression and anciety 

from 2013 to 2017 with no benefit i kept on changing the ads but of no use and i gave up...and then the pgad started..

 

prozac for 2 weeks

lexapro for 3 weeks

seroxat for 10 days

Now i am antidepressants free 

2017 december was the last time i took ads since then i havent taken any ads medication

My main symptom is pgad 

i get stabbing pain in genital area which is interfering in my daily life..

and very mild arousals which dosent bother me.

 

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Hi Mask,

I hope you are feeling better. I saw your questions and I would like to give you a bit of hope. My PGAD is kind of gone but I still have tinnitus. I think that going through the menopause helped me unless I recover with time.  Since I stopped antidepressants, I have never had waves and windows with my symptoms, they slowly went away. Slowly my PGAD symptoms  improved but I kept tinnitus. My tinnitus never changed. Some old symptoms that I had when I had just stop the antidepressant are however coming back. For example I had constant songs stuck in my head when I stopped sertraline and this withdrawal symptom is back.

I think that seeing a physiotherapist helped me for PGAD and seeing a behavioural psychologist helped me to deal with tinnitus.  Seeing a urologist and a pudendal nerve specialist helped me to deal with PGAD.

I hope you will get better soon

Cathy

 


- From January 4th 2017 to April 17th 2017:  1 Xanax 0.25 mg in January, replaced by 1 Lyxansia 10 mg in February, replaced by 1 Bromazepam 6 mg a day  in March then back to 1 Xanax 0.25 mg  in April. Every pill was stopped cold turkey.

- April 17th (Easter Monday) started  Sertraline 50.  Xanax 0.25 mg  stopped cold turkey. 

- April 17th to May 4th 1 Sertraline 50, a 25 dose in the morning, a 25 dose at night and half a Zopiclone 7.5 at night

- May 4th  Reduced to 1 Sertraline  25.

-June 1st to June 8th.Tappering off Sertraline every 2 days for a week and put on 1 Risperidone 1 mg a day.June 8th Sertraline 25 replaced by 1 Anafranil 25mg, 1 Risperidone 1 mg a day and 1 zoplicone 7.5 at night, a week later, the Anafranil 25mg and Risperidone 1g was stopped cold turkey and replaced by 1 Xanax 0.25 mg 3 times a day. Since  June 17th : 1 Xanax 0.25 mg 3 times a day and 1 zoplicone 7.5 at night. Other medications  from June 1st to June 15th : Augmentin antibiotics, Chorticoid tablets,  Lanzoprazole, Toviaz. Symptoms : tremors, shaking ,suicidal thoughts, smell and light sensitivity, hyperacusis, floaters, earworms, akathisia, high pitched tinnitus, PGAD.

 

 

 

 

 

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Hi cathyfrench...

i hope you are well

right now i am feeling like my old symptoms are returned...after a gap of feeling good ...its like i am back in withdrawal....

i am having frequent urination again

little feeling of arousal again 

and burning and pain sensation in and around the genitals...

Like you at the begining my symptoms were severly worse which gradually went away....for almost 1 year...and i felt and thought that its over....i too didnt experince waves and windows in the begining but it slowly went away...but now i am back and i am feeling the same symtoms which i felt 2 years ago....but this time i am experincing windows....its like in the morning i am good then late afternoon it gets bad then again in late eveing it gets good.

 

I believe i am in wave right now

i am trying my best to ride out this wave

its like 3 to 4 months again i am in wave

 

Although these last 4 to 5 days i was feeling good

but still i dont no how much more time it will take to subside ....

i hope i will get ok soon in some comming months but for now i am feeling bad...

i hope this is wave and this will pass soon

 

Thanks very much cathyfrench 

Mask


i took different antidepressants medications for depression and anciety 

from 2013 to 2017 with no benefit i kept on changing the ads but of no use and i gave up...and then the pgad started..

 

prozac for 2 weeks

lexapro for 3 weeks

seroxat for 10 days

Now i am antidepressants free 

2017 december was the last time i took ads since then i havent taken any ads medication

My main symptom is pgad 

i get stabbing pain in genital area which is interfering in my daily life..

and very mild arousals which dosent bother me.

 

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On 2/3/2020 at 9:04 PM, cathyfrench said:

Hi Mask,

I hope you are feeling better. I saw your questions and I would like to give you a bit of hope. My PGAD is kind of gone but I still have tinnitus. I think that going through the menopause helped me unless I recover with time.  Since I stopped antidepressants, I have never had waves and windows with my symptoms, they slowly went away. Slowly my PGAD symptoms  improved but I kept tinnitus. My tinnitus never changed. Some old symptoms that I had when I had just stop the antidepressant are however coming back. For example I had constant songs stuck in my head when I stopped sertraline and this withdrawal symptom is back.

I think that seeing a physiotherapist helped me for PGAD and seeing a behavioural psychologist helped me to deal with tinnitus.  Seeing a urologist and a pudendal nerve specialist helped me to deal with PGAD.

I hope you will get better soon

Cathy

 

hi cathy french i hope you are good

how is your pgad right now 

will you please describe your present symptoms thanks very much

 


i took different antidepressants medications for depression and anciety 

from 2013 to 2017 with no benefit i kept on changing the ads but of no use and i gave up...and then the pgad started..

 

prozac for 2 weeks

lexapro for 3 weeks

seroxat for 10 days

Now i am antidepressants free 

2017 december was the last time i took ads since then i havent taken any ads medication

My main symptom is pgad 

i get stabbing pain in genital area which is interfering in my daily life..

and very mild arousals which dosent bother me.

 

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i am having strong bladder problems

i used to have unwanted arousal but now its like normal....right now i am suffering from frequent urination bladder problem and because of this pevic pain.....its like one symptom is normal and other symptom is very bad....

Earlier i used to have frequent arousals frequent urination but now arousals are normal but i am urinating after every 7 minutes...and due to this i am having pain in my bladder area...

i am very very shocked as these are all withdrawal symptoms .....

please suggest me something

 


i took different antidepressants medications for depression and anciety 

from 2013 to 2017 with no benefit i kept on changing the ads but of no use and i gave up...and then the pgad started..

 

prozac for 2 weeks

lexapro for 3 weeks

seroxat for 10 days

Now i am antidepressants free 

2017 december was the last time i took ads since then i havent taken any ads medication

My main symptom is pgad 

i get stabbing pain in genital area which is interfering in my daily life..

and very mild arousals which dosent bother me.

 

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I am having bladder issues 

frequent urination

and then bladder and pelvic pain

how long these symptoms will last 

i am very sad right now

please tell me something

its been three months my withdrawal symptoms are back

earlier it took 1 year to see a 8 month long window...

i am 25 year old male

i am a student and studying my masters degree...

i am not married 

 

where are the moderators or incharge of this forum....

what should i do at the moment 


i took different antidepressants medications for depression and anciety 

from 2013 to 2017 with no benefit i kept on changing the ads but of no use and i gave up...and then the pgad started..

 

prozac for 2 weeks

lexapro for 3 weeks

seroxat for 10 days

Now i am antidepressants free 

2017 december was the last time i took ads since then i havent taken any ads medication

My main symptom is pgad 

i get stabbing pain in genital area which is interfering in my daily life..

and very mild arousals which dosent bother me.

 

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hi everyone..

my pgad is mild right now...my genitals pain are mild right now...but i am feeling dizziness ....its like dizzy spells i dont know why but it feel like i am going to suddenly fall down....what is this now...

i hope everyone is ok...

 


i took different antidepressants medications for depression and anciety 

from 2013 to 2017 with no benefit i kept on changing the ads but of no use and i gave up...and then the pgad started..

 

prozac for 2 weeks

lexapro for 3 weeks

seroxat for 10 days

Now i am antidepressants free 

2017 december was the last time i took ads since then i havent taken any ads medication

My main symptom is pgad 

i get stabbing pain in genital area which is interfering in my daily life..

and very mild arousals which dosent bother me.

 

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Hello mask

 

Dizziness is a quite common symptom.

New symptoms will appear, others will go away : nothing unusual ☺

 

take care ❤

 

ps : could you fill your signature ?

 

 


2006 : 20mg Paroxetine + Bromazepam(no specific dose) 

2008 : cold turkey of both

2010 : 20mg Deroxat + Bromazepam(no specific dose) 

2013: Switch from Bromazepam To Prazepam (long half-life)

2014-June2017 : Prazepam taper, 3% drops. 

2018 to August 2019 : weaning Paroxetine 20mg. 3% every 15 days.

- 22nd August updosed To 10mg (was at 8.4mg) because of a big wave. 

25th Sept 2019 To April 2020 : found SA, holding at 10mg Paroxetine. 

 

April 2020-August 2020 : Paxil to Prozac bridge. Details https://www.survivingantidepressants.org/topic/21457-erell-struggling-with-paroxetine/?do=findComment&comment=499847

 

Current Supplements : magnesium citrate/ fish oil/ evening primrose oil 

Current medication : 7mg Fluoxetine + 1mg Diazepam + toothpick Paroxetine 

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covid 19 has increased my anxiety...thats very good i am not having arousals and i am having very mild genital pain...but i am having anxiety right now due to covid 19 pandemic...

 


i took different antidepressants medications for depression and anciety 

from 2013 to 2017 with no benefit i kept on changing the ads but of no use and i gave up...and then the pgad started..

 

prozac for 2 weeks

lexapro for 3 weeks

seroxat for 10 days

Now i am antidepressants free 

2017 december was the last time i took ads since then i havent taken any ads medication

My main symptom is pgad 

i get stabbing pain in genital area which is interfering in my daily life..

and very mild arousals which dosent bother me.

 

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Now i am having severe panic attacks...

its confusing if it is covid 19 or panic attacks

please help....any suggestion...

i went to hospital today for covid 19 check up...but doctor said i am fine regarding covid 19

as soon as i try to sleep i start having panic and anxiety symptom ..


i took different antidepressants medications for depression and anciety 

from 2013 to 2017 with no benefit i kept on changing the ads but of no use and i gave up...and then the pgad started..

 

prozac for 2 weeks

lexapro for 3 weeks

seroxat for 10 days

Now i am antidepressants free 

2017 december was the last time i took ads since then i havent taken any ads medication

My main symptom is pgad 

i get stabbing pain in genital area which is interfering in my daily life..

and very mild arousals which dosent bother me.

 

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18 hours ago, Altostrata said:

Why did you think you had covid-19?

 

Have you done anything recently that could upset your nervous system? Staying up too late? Fasting?

 

To help us out, follow these instructions Please put your drug and withdrawal history in your signature You may need to use a computer to do this.

yes i am fasting in the month of ramadan and styaing up late night and sleeping at 5 am

i had i think it was panic attack yesterday so i went to hospital because i was anxious it could be covid 19 but doctor examined and told me i dont have covod 19 symptoms because i had no fever......  

 


i took different antidepressants medications for depression and anciety 

from 2013 to 2017 with no benefit i kept on changing the ads but of no use and i gave up...and then the pgad started..

 

prozac for 2 weeks

lexapro for 3 weeks

seroxat for 10 days

Now i am antidepressants free 

2017 december was the last time i took ads since then i havent taken any ads medication

My main symptom is pgad 

i get stabbing pain in genital area which is interfering in my daily life..

and very mild arousals which dosent bother me.

 

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1 hour ago, Mask said:

yes i am fasting in the month of ramadan and styaing up late night and sleeping at 5 am

 

If you are doing things that could cause your symptoms, you're working against yourself. You are hurting yourself.

 

If you insist on doing this, we can't help you.


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3 hours ago, Altostrata said:

 

If you are doing things that could cause your symptoms, you're working against yourself. You are hurting yourself.

 

If you insist on doing this, we can't help you.

Hi altostrata i hope you are well and fine 👍🙂

Fasting has a lot of physical as well as mental benefits....you can google it as well...

by the way my pgad is very mild again i am noticing actually....its been i think one and half month my pgaid is normal again...although i still have some time problems regarding this...

But my anxiety is through the roof right now...

when i am try  to sleep at night i suddenly get anxiety and racing heart...which awakes me for some time then i get a very calming and relaxing sleep....but as soon as i wake up i get headaches for some hours then again its ok....

 


i took different antidepressants medications for depression and anciety 

from 2013 to 2017 with no benefit i kept on changing the ads but of no use and i gave up...and then the pgad started..

 

prozac for 2 weeks

lexapro for 3 weeks

seroxat for 10 days

Now i am antidepressants free 

2017 december was the last time i took ads since then i havent taken any ads medication

My main symptom is pgad 

i get stabbing pain in genital area which is interfering in my daily life..

and very mild arousals which dosent bother me.

 

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i am having panic attacks should i go on ssri medication or anti anxiety medications ???

 


i took different antidepressants medications for depression and anciety 

from 2013 to 2017 with no benefit i kept on changing the ads but of no use and i gave up...and then the pgad started..

 

prozac for 2 weeks

lexapro for 3 weeks

seroxat for 10 days

Now i am antidepressants free 

2017 december was the last time i took ads since then i havent taken any ads medication

My main symptom is pgad 

i get stabbing pain in genital area which is interfering in my daily life..

and very mild arousals which dosent bother me.

 

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If fasting is causing panic attacks -- which it may very well do, as low blood sugar increases adrenaline production -- you are causing your own problems.

 

Your religion does not demand self-harm, you have chosen to do this to yourself.

 

If you cause your own problems, we cannot help you. If you seek drugs to counter your own self-harm, we cannot help you. We will have to ask you to leave this site.

 


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its like i am getting better day by day...(all praise be to God) but still some discomfort there sometime but i feel like better then before ...


i took different antidepressants medications for depression and anciety 

from 2013 to 2017 with no benefit i kept on changing the ads but of no use and i gave up...and then the pgad started..

 

prozac for 2 weeks

lexapro for 3 weeks

seroxat for 10 days

Now i am antidepressants free 

2017 december was the last time i took ads since then i havent taken any ads medication

My main symptom is pgad 

i get stabbing pain in genital area which is interfering in my daily life..

and very mild arousals which dosent bother me.

 

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Can multivitamins cause anxiety or panic attacks ?

 


i took different antidepressants medications for depression and anciety 

from 2013 to 2017 with no benefit i kept on changing the ads but of no use and i gave up...and then the pgad started..

 

prozac for 2 weeks

lexapro for 3 weeks

seroxat for 10 days

Now i am antidepressants free 

2017 december was the last time i took ads since then i havent taken any ads medication

My main symptom is pgad 

i get stabbing pain in genital area which is interfering in my daily life..

and very mild arousals which dosent bother me.

 

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Multivitamins are a complex.  We recommend against taking anything in a complex because if you start having issues you won't know what is causing it.

 

Some members find that taking B vitamins can be activating.

 

hypersensitive-to-b-vitamin-or-b-vitamin-complex

 

 

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Being very patient.  I'll get there - slowly.  ETA mid 2021

ADs:  25 years - 1 unknown, Prozac (caused muscle weakness), Zoloft/sertraline; citalopram (pooped out) CTed (very sick for 2.5 wks a few months after)

Pristiq:  50mg 2012, 100mg beg 2013 (mild Serotonin Toxicity)

Began tapering Oct 2015  Current from 12 Sept 2020:  Pristiq 0.625 mg (compounded)

My tapering program

My Intro (goes to my tapering graph)

My website - includes my brief history + links to videos & information on the web

PLEASE NOTE:  I am not a medical professional.  I provide information and make suggestions.

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i am having  insomnia i dont know why....my sleep was perfect since 2 years but now i am dealing with insomnia.....what could be this


i took different antidepressants medications for depression and anciety 

from 2013 to 2017 with no benefit i kept on changing the ads but of no use and i gave up...and then the pgad started..

 

prozac for 2 weeks

lexapro for 3 weeks

seroxat for 10 days

Now i am antidepressants free 

2017 december was the last time i took ads since then i havent taken any ads medication

My main symptom is pgad 

i get stabbing pain in genital area which is interfering in my daily life..

and very mild arousals which dosent bother me.

 

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Since early this year, members have been reporting unexpected waves and/or worse waves.  The timing seems to fit with the extraordinary circumstances which we have found ourselves in with Covid.


Being very patient.  I'll get there - slowly.  ETA mid 2021

ADs:  25 years - 1 unknown, Prozac (caused muscle weakness), Zoloft/sertraline; citalopram (pooped out) CTed (very sick for 2.5 wks a few months after)

Pristiq:  50mg 2012, 100mg beg 2013 (mild Serotonin Toxicity)

Began tapering Oct 2015  Current from 12 Sept 2020:  Pristiq 0.625 mg (compounded)

My tapering program

My Intro (goes to my tapering graph)

My website - includes my brief history + links to videos & information on the web

PLEASE NOTE:  I am not a medical professional.  I provide information and make suggestions.

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22 hours ago, ChessieCat said:

Since early this year, members have been reporting unexpected waves and/or worse waves.  The timing seems to fit with the extraordinary circumstances which we have found ourselves in with Covid.

yes it could  be because of covid 19, because i am very anxious regarding this covid 19....maybe its giving me insomnia...its like all day i have anxiety due to this...and at night i have insomnia


i took different antidepressants medications for depression and anciety 

from 2013 to 2017 with no benefit i kept on changing the ads but of no use and i gave up...and then the pgad started..

 

prozac for 2 weeks

lexapro for 3 weeks

seroxat for 10 days

Now i am antidepressants free 

2017 december was the last time i took ads since then i havent taken any ads medication

My main symptom is pgad 

i get stabbing pain in genital area which is interfering in my daily life..

and very mild arousals which dosent bother me.

 

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