I Am On Medication

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    Which is very expensive.

    Thankfully I have a doctor with a heart and gave me a coupon for me to get the meds for free for a year. However I have other medications that are expensive and no such coupons. So it is crazy that the news I really need and work are so exspensive I cannot get them. How is that...
    baprel26 baprel26
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jun 29, 2015
    kinkystapler kinkystapler
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 1, 2015

    the medication i'm getting tapered off of

    causes weight gain cuz it dramatically slows down one's metabolism. i know that i should start losing weight soon but i'm worried that i'm going to stay this weight forever. i have a feeling this is just my anxiety talking. but the thing is....... i don't like having a belly...
    Degrassi94 Degrassi94
    22-25, F
    Nov 24, 2014

    It's the best thing to ever happen to me.

    I feel so complete and normal. I wake up and just lay there, thinking about how good my day is going to be.
    TickleMeCell TickleMeCell
    18-21, T
    Mar 31, 2015

    I've been on a wide verity of medications

    for many different reasons . Currently I lost my Zoloft and have been having bad withdrawals. Really, really bad. It's like I can't control myself and my mood swings are far more worse than before.
    LilMissMandy LilMissMandy
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 1, 2014
    deleted deleted
    May 24, 2015

    have a psychiatrist appointment tomorrow pretty

    sure, have to call in the morning just to make sure... have been doing pretty good with the meds I'm on... so thinking things will stay how they are... don't enjoy the trip there to the Dr, since it's about a 40min drive, ride back home is always nice though. escape the traffic...
    beca0a1 beca0a1
    31-35, F
    Jun 16, 2014

    I have depression, and it's a god sent,

    but if I get in financial trouble and can't afford it, then I'll be tossed further into hell. That's why I refuse to take it, but as I'm afraid that I may need it. That's life I suppose; **** my health and happiness. First and foremost is that god awful green.
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Dec 14, 2015

    That I should probably take more often then I

    do. I'm gonna end up in like a diabetic coma if I don't. Oh well, I'd just get yelled at for it if that did happen. I'd be in a coma and if I woke up from it id wake up to screaming. Yeah, I'm bad at remembering my pills.
    Kmarcum99 Kmarcum99
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 17, 2014

    Vyvanse 40 mg (2 pills in the morning) Vimpat

    100 mg (one in the morning and one at night) Lamectal 200 mg (one in the morning and one at night) Lexapro 80 mg (one in the morning and that antidepressant has done wonders for me)
    smitlord smitlord
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Dec 13, 2015

    currently on paroxetine,

    quetiapine, oxazepam and mirtazapine, although quetiapine and mirtazapine are occasional doses for insomnia and oxazepam is for nervous breakdowns/anxiety attacks. im also seeing a therapist so im not just gobbling down pills. did try escitalopram and zolpidem tartrate but they...
    hollowmirage hollowmirage
    18-21, F
    Mar 23, 2016

    I take 1 'Sertraline' a day (a light

    anti-depression medicine). I have been taking it for 4 months. Sadly it doesn't really work, but maybe I just got to give it more time. I also take 1x Nasonex and 1x Aerius a day, because I am allergic to dust.
    GentleReader GentleReader
    16-17, M
    Jan 23, 2016

    I have been on Prozac

    for a while now due to depression and anxiety. I am honestly unsure if it has helped. And after two days of forgetting to use it, I feel virtually the same. Anyone have experiences with Prozac?
    figaromary figaromary
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jan 7, 2015
    FeedingTheWolves FeedingTheWolves
    16-17, F
    1 Response Oct 26, 2015

    I've been on citalopram

    for a while after life kicked me one too many times. Most days is fine, some days I just feel like sleeping but if I'm off of them for even a day my mind ends up all out of kilter with strange thoughts and feelings unlike my usual self, medicated or pre-depression
    Jellypone Jellypone
    31-35, T
    Feb 9, 2016
    butterflybitch butterflybitch
    46-50, F
    1 Response Aug 14, 2015

    Sadly I have to to be here

    but with out it I would not be here
    allychef allychef
    41-45, M
    Dec 14, 2015

    I Think I Probably Take Too Much Medication.

    Yeah, I was just put on Abilify in addition to Remeron and Wellbutrin and Depakote and Valium and Restoril and Methadone and Ritalin! I cannot even for a second entertain the possibility of getting pregnant (not that I want to). I started the Abilify yesterday and felt surreal...
    merlin8793 merlin8793
    31-35, F
    1 Response Apr 8, 2009
    Mel3210 Mel3210
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Dec 14, 2015

    Not at the moment....

    .perhaps I should be;p
    picklebobble picklebobble
    51-55, M
    1 Response Sep 19, 2014

    I Would Take Meditation For Seroquel Any Day.

    I keep missing school because my medication causes me to sleep for long periods of time, im caught up in my classes, and i am even further ahead on reading. I could only take two courses this year because of my medication. My first two years of high school were spent skipping and...
    mistamew mistamew
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jun 4, 2012

    I've been on Zoloft (depression

    and anxiety) and Concerta (ADHD) for quite some time now and everything has been fine and dandy. Then there was a mix up when we moved, which, to make a long story short, resulted in me running out of Zoloft. I've been off it for about a week, and it's been a god damned...
    LordNexus78 LordNexus78
    16-17, M
    4 Responses Jul 24, 2015

    For epilepsy and insomnia.

    .. At least it helps
    SurpriseMeToday SurpriseMeToday
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Dec 24, 2014

    This may come as a shock to you,

    but only if you've never had any contact with me whatsoever. I'm not crazy, I'm just bloody intelligent. Ignorance is bliss, people, so if you were blessed with the ability to just do something without having to analyze it, be willing to take things at face value and are just...
    adianoeta adianoeta
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Sep 20, 2014

    In my group of friends we have this joke going

    on that I do drugs. I chronically take ADHD medication, have been for like 7 years. Medication like that is practically a soft drug, so we sometimes joke that I'm a junkie. I also carry painkillers around. But yesterday it came up and this friend asked me if I was actually...
    absenceofsound absenceofsound
    18-21, F
    May 22, 2015

    I Have Add and Depression

    I take Adderall and Prozac.
    MySweetLord MySweetLord
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Oct 5, 2009

    I'm on acne medication

    and should be on something else but I'm trying to handle this myself. I pick at my acne and hair that has pimples near it. Due to this I have scars on my face and currently have two different defects in my eyebrows from recent breakouts.
    HappyHart5 HappyHart5
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 17, 2014

    I'M Enormous

    I just recently started taking Zyprexa 5mg and Lexapro 20mg and it doing well for my anxiety and depression. However, I've gained almost 20 pounds in less than a month! I'm very saddened by this. I'm worried that if I stop taking these meds I will go back to the very dark place I...
    StrangeDisaster StrangeDisaster
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Oct 22, 2013

    If i stop the meds i will die.

    I am young and have 62% chance to survive next 2 years. I dont believe the numbers and i will live.
    Paperwhite Paperwhite
    41-45, F
    Sep 20, 2014

    42 different meds I have been prescribed in

    total by my physicians. in total all active. some I suppose to take. two-three times a day. if all my ailments don't kill all them pills will! !! I take what I feel like taking don't want to take any at all but need to take most of them in order to live ha not for long
    afterthedead afterthedead
    56-60, M
    Jul 13, 2015

    "Stay High" I have a strange relationship

    with drugs, having started on psych meds in my early teens, and began drinking right around then, too. Marijuana became part of the equation at 16. Currently, I am prescribed Xanax, Vistaril, Zoloft, and Beyaz. The first two are anti-anxiety meds, the former being an addictive...
    adianoeta adianoeta
    31-35, F
    1 Response Nov 1, 2014

    Where should I begin on this oh I've been on

    meds since second grade it was all different types of meds for ADHD (of course one med at a time) until i was in 6th grade I had a seizure ever sense then I've been on all sorts of epileptic meds (I believe I started on trileptial, then another I can't remember, then vimpat on...
    smitlord smitlord
    18-21, M
    2 Responses May 29, 2015

    Lamictal 200mg daily Wellbutrin XL 150mg

    daily Klonopin 1-2mg as needed Verapamil CR 120 MG three times a day Atarax 25mg twice daily Zyrtec/ALL DAY ALLERGY 10mg Singulair 10mg daily Benadryl 25mg as needed Tramadol 50mg 1-2 tabs every six hours for pain as needed Motrin 600mg 1 tab 3 times a day as needed for pain...
    imsorryimlonely imsorryimlonely
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 15, 2015

    I find the medication is only useful

    if I remember to get it from the pharmacy. I called in my scripts yesterday when going home I just wanted to get home. Unfortunately totally forgot to get my scripts. Yikes!
    baprel26 baprel26
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jul 13, 2015

    I am on Zoloft 100mg

    and I can't miss a day or I get dizzy, I don't eat, and I'm so irritable. I often think if my medication is changing my personality.
    strangecreaturre strangecreaturre
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 14, 2015

    I started some new medicines like a week ago

    and now I've been really jumpy, like being afraid something's going to jump out at me (it only happens when I'm alone) and these feelings are so unnerving I feel like a little kid who's afraid of the dark ??
    katiebit katiebit
    18-21, F
    Dec 17, 2015

    I am on ADHD medication,

    antipsychotics, and mood stabilizers, but sometimes I don't want to take the antipsychotics. I like the feeling of being laid back and not paranoid on them, but I have paranoia for a reason. I think I see ghosts. I know for sure I see a tall silhouette of a man a lot, but I am...
    theactualme theactualme
    16-17, F
    Mar 2, 2016

    I am currently taking Adderall

    and Lomedia birth control. I recently tried Wellbutrin, but it didn't work out because it turned me into an anxious, edgy, raging shrew. What I want to know is...People on medications that have a negative effect on your libido, such as lowering it- what do you do to resolve...
    PerspectiveDetective PerspectiveDetective
    Sep 19, 2014

    Everyone is different

    and everyone needs help in different areas.. Which best describes you? Not everyone needs the same products. It’s important to find your balance. Plexus products have all-natural ingredients! The biggest misconception about Plexus is that it's just all about weight loss...
    vero423314 vero423314
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jul 16, 2015
    Marines75 Marines75
    13-15, M
    4 Responses Dec 24, 2014

    I have a diagnosis of 4 mental illnesses.

    HOWEVER I do not fuse those illnesses to myself or my identity. I have asthma too. It's just parts of me. The 2 illnesses I have that can be medicated are: bipolar one & ADHD. The other 2 illnesses require therapy more so: borderline personality disorder & Complex PTSD. I have...
    cherryjar cherryjar
    31-35, F
    1 Response Sep 20, 2014

    I have to say that medication has helped me.

    A lot. If you saw me four years ago you would have felt sorry for me. I wanted to die, to dissapear from the world, feeling crushed and unwanted. Now I can recognize that I am happy, and feeling loved. I can leave my house, I can go to places, I can do anything.
    elsasaunt elsasaunt
    18-21, F
    Jan 16, 2016

    budesonide 3mg 3x a day mycophenolate 500mg 2

    twice daily ursodiol 300mg 1x daily
    NothingsForever NothingsForever
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Dec 17, 2015

    Anti-depressants. "Happy pills"

    as I call them. My mom can't go a day without asking me, "did you take the medication?" I get she doesn't want me to miss a day but it gets annoying. I know my mom counts the pills every night to make sure I actually took them. The pills don't really make me happy, just numbs...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jul 3, 2015

    Hello For everyone who is on medications

    or knows a loved one who is on medications and is tired of the side effects and making no progress and wishes to lower their medication doses or get off their meds completely then this message is for you. If you are hesitant, ask me questions I have a lot to tell you and show...
    vero423314 vero423314
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jul 2, 2015

    Defiantly Makes Things Easier

    I was finally put on medication for my mood in June I think it was. It has really made a difference. I mean, I won't lie and say as is perfect now and I never have my suicidal moments... but at least it's not every two weeks anymore. The time scales between the fluctuation is...
    XanthiaJo XanthiaJo
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Sep 13, 2011

    I'm on Sertaline 50mgs

    for my depression but given that I've only been on it for about a month, the doctor wants to see me again to find out whether it's working for me or not.
    MrsRusty MrsRusty
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Jul 23, 2015

    Been on pain meds since march 2014

    because my backs now totally collapsed down in lumbar spine area. And even stronger ones since first of sept 2014 for surgical removal of 8 infected teeth and jaw bone. Not getting addicted though as I am ever so cautious of them especially the stronger ones.
    babyglp babyglp
    51-55, M
    Sep 20, 2014

    Hate how my anti depressants are making me eat

    way too much and im putting on weight, lots of weight and i dont like it, its upsetting me
    amyslatts amyslatts
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jul 20, 2014
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