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I Hate Taking Medicine

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    I take it only if there is no way around it.

    I may take a Tylenol or Advil once every few months. The possibility of all the side effects terrifies me! I have no problems with anyone who does take medicine, I guess for me it is more like a personal phobia :(
    hiddenaway82 hiddenaway82 31-35, F Mar 10, 2015

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    It Just Makes Things Worse

    I take antidepressants to help with my depression because when I get depressed, I get suicidal. The problem is that the medicines that I've tried don't work and the one I'm taking now just makes everything worse. What happens is that when I get depressed, I usually get hostile...
    CDarkFreedom CDarkFreedom 16-17, M Aug 8, 2010

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    Severe Anxiety When Taking My Pills For Rheumatoid Arthritis

    I hate taking medicine! I've always dis-liked medicine of all kinds. I'd wait out a headache rather than take aspirin. I'd not take my prescribed antibiotics at times, therefore making my illness last longer. Now I have severe rheumatoid arthritis. I take a self injection bi...
    likeitloud311 likeitloud311 31-35, F Nov 18, 2007

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    I Took Medicine All My Life, Then Suddenly Stopped And Can't Go Back.

    I was born with a rare endocrine disorder and started taking various medicines in the form of pills and daily injections when I was only six months old. This was never a problem for me, as I grew up with it and saw it as a natural part of my life. Then one day, when I was 18, I...
    sock15s sock15s 22-25 Jul 9, 2013

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    Grrr...

    As of right now, I carry at least six different medicines in my purse. I have my allergy pills, two different pills for my stomach, two different pills for my severe headaches, and my pain killers which I use for anything (mainly headaches) and take four at a time (which...
    PoeticRejection PoeticRejection 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 24, 2007

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    Handfuls Morning And Night

    Epilepsy is the cause. Every morning I wake up and take a palm full of pills that count to be 5. Every night I take 9 pills. I've been doing this routine since I was 3 years old, but with different pills and dosages. It is still as annoying as ever.
    BlackBeach BlackBeach 22-25, M Oct 25, 2012

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    The Breakfast Of Champions

    I hate taking all this medicine and I don't know if it's really necessary.   I get up every single morning and take a handful of pills. For the Bipolar Disorder: Abilify Depakote Bupropion Carbamazepine  For my Hypertension due to the PCOS which...
    ImNotGood ImNotGood 31-35, F Mar 30, 2011

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    No More Medication!!!!!

    Here's what I think about medication. The pharmaceutical companies are out to make money and not out to cure any illnesses. Its so sad to say that but its true. That's why they're listed on the New York stock exchange and the American stock exchange. They want you to keep buying...
    nextgeno911 nextgeno911 41-45, M 12 Responses Nov 13, 2012

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    Wont Unless I Am Made to

     I always pick up the prescription,but when I go to take it,I wonder..do I really need it?I hate it and dont always see the benefits it will give me....or might give me,if the dr actually diagnosed me correctly.I usually wont even take pain killers for headaches or anything...
    blackcat blackcat 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 20, 2007

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    I absolutely refuse to take any type of

    medicine. It's not a religious thing it's just I believe that if I am gonna be sick then so be it.
    ThisIsMyFightSong ThisIsMyFightSong 13-15, F 4 Responses Jan 31, 2015

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    I feel bland and unlike myself

    when I take it. It's concerta and the only thing it does is make me concentrate a lot better but I'm just not me when I'm on it. I don't know if I should take it anymore and lie to my mom about taking it.
    jacithepanda jacithepanda 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 6, 2015

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    Yuck

    i don't like taking any kind of medicine most of it tastes yucky last night i had a sneezing fit as i get hay fever any who i ran out of pills so the wife says take some of jays so i read the bottle to see how much i had to take it was called cetirizine it tastes like...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 13, 2012

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    Does anyone know if you can buy sedatives over

    the counter in the UK? (With out perception) thank you
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 10, 2015

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    I had a horrible cough

    and cold and it lasted for about 2 weeks, so I decided to go to the doctor ( I had temporary asthma with my cold )... They told my mother that I was going to have a 'breathing test'... Haha ! Not what I thought it was... After about 5 minutes of breathing in and out of a mask...
    Lonelyaf Lonelyaf 18-21, F Aug 19, 2014

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    I Hate Pharmaceuticals And The Control Over Our Food Supply.

    **I am not a medical professional and this is just MY opinion. I do not recommend that you stop taking your medications, there are some of you who absolutely need yours to live and/or function in your everyday lives. Please consult with your doctor before starting or stopping any...
    LITA5013 LITA5013 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 13, 2013

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    If They Are More Tasty Or More Colorful...

    is bad, i know, as a visual person...i would love to take a polka dot pill rather than a brown looking pill...in general i just do not like pills at all...and keep imagine...... drink polka dot tea or chewy strawberry favor anti-depressant.... but hey...i wish i can make...
    boxyfish boxyfish 26-30, F Sep 29, 2007

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    But I Hate Not Taking It More

     Right now I am having some withdrawal symptoms from not having some medication i take. Jeez its only been a day or two but i can really feel it : / My doctor left office early today and He/they never give me an automatic refill. They make me have to call them up every...
    Tacit Tacit 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 8, 2008

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    Very Low Tolerance.

    When something says "May cause drowsiness" that will knock me out for a few hours and when I wake I'm groggy. I don't like how I feel when on medication.
    GoddessNakiBean GoddessNakiBean 36-40, F 3 Responses Feb 9, 2009

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    Bleh

    I simply hate taking medicine. I don't really know why . . . I haven't had any bad experiences because of it or anything, I just hate it. I'd much rather take the pain than try to fix it with pills. Medicine sometimes makes me feel better, but I just subconsciously feel weird...
    Quetzal Quetzal 18-21, F Apr 19, 2008

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    Better Living Via Chemistry?

    as a child, teen and adult i despised having to take medication.  it mattered not how badly my head hurt or how bad my allergies might be ... i'd wait as long as i could and many times i'd still not take anything. i was brought up in a home wherein all ailments could be...
    AbbyNormal AbbyNormal 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 25, 2007

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    I Hate It! Can't Stand It!

    I really hate taking it, even the smell.....ugh. I throw up everytime I take it. So I don't get sick often, and even if I do, I take care of it, without medicine
    Eamane Eamane 18-21, F Sep 28, 2007

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    Hate My Chemo Capsules

    I hate having to take chemotherapy capsules each day. For although they cut back the bloods, they will I am sure be the death of me. You look up the risks and it scares the living daylights out of me. Oh well you have to laugh................
    marleyallin marleyallin 61-65 May 20, 2012

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    SOMETIMES

    Ok so I hate the effects they have but popping pills is so easy I don't even need a drink... hhmmm this could be a new way out? LOL J/K
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F Sep 2, 2007

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    Bad Bad Bad

    Medicine always freaked me out. It's a little compressed thing of chemicals most people can't even pronounce and I'm expected to eat it? Obviously, there are times when I NEED it... such as IbuProfen when it's that time of month... but that's basically it. Most other little...
    WorldlySheep WorldlySheep 18-21, F Feb 29, 2008

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    Throw It Away

     I take medication for different health and mental issues.  Sometimes I want to just throw it all away and pretend everything is ok.  
    nightismycompanion nightismycompanion 26-30, F Dec 29, 2009

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    I find taking my pills everyday

    so difficult and I don't know why exactly. There's a mental block over it. I suppose it doesn't help that it makes me gag and that my psychiatric meds make me sleep for over 12 hours, causing me to feel even more depressed than I was in the first place. I need to work on taking...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 18, 2015

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    But It Helps...

    I hete taking medication, but it helps. I'm on three right now & they help with my moods & my anxiety. If it weren't for them, as bad as my life is, it would be a million times worse. Actually, it would be over because I would have killed myself over two years ago. The...
    lyricalongings lyricalongings 31-35, F May 9, 2010

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    Take The Pills & Pay The Bills!

    I am so sick to death of modern medicine that I will likely die one day of something that probably could have been prevented. White man from town say..."Here, just swallow these pills, everything will be all better." Modern medicine is like big oil now, it's all about profits...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 16, 2011

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    I refuse to take any medicine at all,

    unless it's prescribed to me by a doctor. Nothing for headaches, colds, allergies, etc.
    BoundlessPancake BoundlessPancake 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 6, 2015

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    Who Doesn't

    i hate taking medicine in my life.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 22, 2010

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    No

    Beaten Broken Destroyed By this world of doctors legal medications who promised her help. but then destroyed Made to weak by them to defend herself From more of their answers to what they caused They think she needs more of their help to help the damage they cause to her They...
    chris50 chris50 46-50, F Dec 24, 2012

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