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The Final Visit to the Psychiatrist (Part 2 of Goodbye Psychiatry)


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Wonderful!!

If only all of them would be as open as this guy was. I'm sure you did so much good for the patients he now has & for those he will have in the future.

 

Jan. 1994 Pamelor

2000 switched to Zoloft 

2011 Zoloft pooped out- Dr. switched me directly to Lexapro15mg -had a horrible 6mths

2013 upped Lexapro to 20 mgs-pooped out

June 2013 Dr. added 150 Wellbutrin to Lexapro.

July 2013 Switched back to Zoloft 100mgs.Was still taking Wellbutrin. Lots of anxiety from the Wellbutrin

July 2013 Started to wean Wellbutrin- off by Sept.

Oct. 2013 added 400 mgs of Neurotin to the Zoloft

Jan 2014 Tapered off of the Zoloft and onto Prozac 30 mgs. Also still taking 400 mgs Neurotin

Feb 2014 Reduced Prozac to 13 mgs. Still taking 400 mgs Neurotin

Aug. 2014 Prozac 13 mgs. Finished with Neurotin. .7 Risperadol

 

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Wow, he sounds very different from most of the psychiatrists and doctors I have met.  Sounds like your visit was productive.

I am not a medical professional and nothing I say is a medical opinion or meant to be medical advice, please seek a competent and trusted medical professional to consult for all medical decisions.

 

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Wonderful article, GK.

 

Refusing payment was the only ethical thing he could do. I'm surprised payment was even on the table.

This is not medical advice. Discuss any decisions about your medical care with a knowledgeable medical practitioner.

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