I Have a Phobia of Medicine

not just about medicine, but anything medical 20 People

    Oh God!!

     I'm actually afraid of medicine. Iread the warning and am like oh god what if that happens?! I hate it b/c I probably need to be on something for my depression, but am afraid of it b/c most medicines say that a side effect is depression........... whats the friggin point...
    Rayne Rayne
    22-25, F
    1 Response May 1, 2007

    No Wonder

    Doc put me on prozac now i cant sleep. I seem to stay up until 5am. No wonder i was hesitant to take meds!
    Rayne Rayne
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jun 7, 2007

    Scared

    I always had a fear of medicines. I look at the stupid leaflet like they advise you to do and I see all these side effects and they scare me. The first meds I took a long time ago where antibiotics which made me ill. Recently I was prescribed progynova and I had panic attacks...
    sarahbethuk sarahbethuk
    26-30, F
    1 Response Dec 27, 2011

    Phobia of Medicine

     My phobia originates from when I was held down and force fed medicine as a child and also when my parents put tablets in my sandwiches - to this day I cannot eat a sandwich without checking it - even when I have made it myself! I have seen a few people about this but never...
    wheelykris wheelykris
    31-35
    1 Response Dec 29, 2008

    Setback!

    on saturday night, Bonfire night which is the best night in the world to me, a friend of mine got too drunk and lost consciousness. we had to call an ambulance for him, and i was torn between my phobia telling me to run away, and my friendship telling me to stay and take care of...
    lilhellbunny lilhellbunny
    22-25, F
    Nov 8, 2011

    Update!

    I posted in this group a few years ago about the messed up life i had because of a doctors mistake.now i thought it was time to update.since the last post i have tried cognitive behavioural therapy to adjust the way i think and react to anything medical.after a 6 week course i...
    lilhellbunny lilhellbunny
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 19, 2011

    Not So Much Any More

     it used to be really bad to where i wouldnt even take aspirin with my depression meds .... But over the past couple months its gotten alot better im still apprehensive about some things  but i try to trust my dr's now
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 29, 2007

    Its Taken Over My Whole Life!!

    every day wen i wake up i get dressed and i look in the mirror, and ther lookin bak at me are the 2 scars. just remindin me of what i went through becos someone i trusted couldnt do their job. 3 years ago i was at work wen i got stomach cramp, at first i thought i was hungry but...
    lilhellbunny lilhellbunny
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 23, 2007

    Basically I think it's gonna taste horrible

    then it's gonna get stuck in my mouth then I will throw it up. They only medicine I ever liked was my dermatitis lemon one that was ok because it was lemon and I love lemon stuff
    Cookzie Cookzie
    18-21, F
    May 13, 2014
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