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- September 16, 2013 at 7:31 am#30993AnonymousInactive
Been on Seroquil 150mg for like a week and it’s making me more angry/irritable than ever, probably going back to 100mg… *seroquil is an anti physchotic* man this is a real bummer… so many meds I’ve tried to help improve my way of life, and nothings doing crap, Effectzor, Zoloft, Paxil, Prozac… nothin’. Christ…September 16, 2013 at 8:07 am#160929AnonymousInactive
hey, Paulos !
Wow. that sucks, no argument there. Good to hear from ya though…September 16, 2013 at 8:10 am#160941AnonymousInactive
what about trazadone?September 16, 2013 at 8:17 am#160933AnonymousInactive
hi, never heard of trazadone… and this has made me put on more weight than usual, 251lbs… what a train wreck I am, god damn it.September 16, 2013 at 11:31 am#160938AnonymousInactive
How long have you been on Seraquil?
It generally takes up to six weeks for the medication to work properly..I always felt sluggish when on new antidepressants…This side effect does go away…
Weight gain with Seraquil is typical.September 16, 2013 at 11:40 am#160932AnonymousInactive
Hey Paulos, good to hear from you!
Don’t have experience with those meds (I do take celexa) so I don’t know what to tell you.
Just glad to see your name on the forum today!
Take care, and I hope this works out for you,
TedSeptember 16, 2013 at 11:52 am#160939AnonymousInactive
Hi Paulos, sorry your meds aren’t working too well just now. Hope things improve for you.September 16, 2013 at 4:54 pm#160927AnonymousInactive
I am sorry you are having trouble with your med’s.
However…this id between you and your doctors.
This is from our 12 Step National Meetings Policy & Rules Forum
Please do not give medical advice, medication advice, or psychiatric advice.
Let’s all remember our 12 Step National Meetings membership guidelines.
Thank youSeptember 16, 2013 at 4:57 pm#160940AnonymousInactive
what scares me is once you take psychotropic drugs, you have to fess up to that regards job interviews, paperwork etc…September 17, 2013 at 1:33 am#160934AnonymousInactive
I wasn’t giving medical advice, the hell? Christ Carol just looking for some place to speak my mind. ANYWAY, and along with 255lbs… man my ego is withering into an old banana.September 17, 2013 at 1:34 am#160935AnonymousInactive
I think I’ve been on seroquil for like uh… 2 months now, I was on 50mg, then 75, then 100, now 150mb.September 17, 2013 at 1:36 am#160928AnonymousInactive
Paulos, hang in there.
Talk to your dr and don’t give up on the idea that meds can help. It can be a frustrating journey, but perseverance can pay off.September 17, 2013 at 2:20 am#160936AnonymousInactive
Perseverance ain’t that the truth that’s what I need more of even though I’ve had it a while, o well I’ll live… I hope, 255lbs… got anxiety right now actually, man life sucks.September 17, 2013 at 2:52 am#160942AnonymousInactive
Hey Paulos, if you don’t mind me asking, were you diagnosed with Bipolar?
I was too and I’m a recoverying alcoholic as well.
I’ve been off and on the medication merry-go round for a long time but think I finally got it right. It can take time for some med’s to fully work and side effects to go away or diminish, and yes, weight gain is a B*$($
What helped me was that I found a great doctor who gave me some charts to track all of my moods and symptoms daily, by doing this he was able to get the right meds and doses.
A lot of addicts have underlying illness such as Bipolar or Borderline personality disorder, it’s very common and is sometimes the reason why addicts turn to drugs or alchol to begin with (self-medication)
You should call your doctor and report how your feeling, don’t wait if the symptoms are not tolerable!
I hope you feel better, I know exactly how you feel.September 17, 2013 at 11:24 am#160930AnonymousInactive
Good to see you back Paulos, the best person to talk to about your meds and what they are doing to/for you is your doc.
Now this may or may not help you, but try simply focusing on today and the good things in it that you have control over, take those goods things and use them to over ride the bad things.
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