I Take Anti-psychotic Medication

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    One Year

    Its been one year since I started taking anti pychotics. I'm currently on Zyprexa and Zeldox. I've been gaining so much weight so the doctor is switching me over to Zeldox slowly. I don't know if I'm getting better I can still hear the voices and sometimes find it hard I think...
    mistyeyes mistyeyes
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 9, 2011

    I Did Something Stupid!!

    I stopped taking my anti-psychotic for more or less two monthsand last week I had an almost relapse...my worry came to full blast and I had a memory lapse again..My memory deceived me by saying every single thing I did was a mistake... my parents were to blame for not being...
    amejad amejad
    22-25, F
    1 Response Dec 25, 2010

    Geodon

    I've been on 2 others: risperidol and abilify.
    cassandrathethinkerbleedsteal cassandrathethinkerbleedsteal
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Dec 28, 2007

    Aripiprazole 10 Mg

    I have schizophrenia.. I don't keep track of my meds (there were only two) but now I am going to stop taking aripiprazole 10 mg as it was consumed for exactly 1 and 1/2 years.  Because there were no disturbances to my thoughts, I'm allowed to stop. The meds costs a fortune...
    amejad amejad
    22-25, F
    Jun 19, 2010

    Meds

    Seroquel prolong 800mg and 15mg Esopram make it easy just to exist.
    SanderCohen SanderCohen
    26-30, M
    Aug 3, 2013

    I took some of my meds

    for the first time in three weeks. I'm afraid to take them and afraid to take them.
    roadrunner34 roadrunner34
    36-40, F
    Jun 5, 2014

    Just Been Prescribed

    I am now on 45mg of mirtazapine (antidepressant) and 0.5mg of risperidone twice a day to treat my BPD. Hope it works.
    thesoundofsilence thesoundofsilence
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 2, 2008

    I Am Struggling Right Now

    I just started a new tablet and finished up endep yesterday and its been a slow weening off period... I have had withdrawal symptoms and the other symptoms that were there originally for the reason why I was taking the tablet in the first place... I feel very alien to myself...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Sep 20, 2011

    There is a lot of stigma attached to the issue

    of mental illness. Many people when faced will the reality of being diagnosed as mentally ill, will go into full blow denial. Coming to terms with something as serious as a mental illness is difficult. Many people will refuse to get proper treatment or are afraid of what might...
    Pandora82 Pandora82
    31-35, F
    Oct 18, 2015

    Meds Making Me Sick

    i take now geodon (100), risparidol (4), zoloft (150), prazosin (6), restoril (30), neurotin (not sure 3x daily), lithium (900) and 500 of seroquel and i think its making me sick in the liver perhaps or my kidneys because i puke bile and get terrible headaches all day everyday...
    laladla94 laladla94
    26-30
    2 Responses Jul 23, 2013

    Its always a big relief

    when i start to fall asleep on the couch, and i can relax because i already took my meds. Otherwise ive gotta out weigh the benefit of drifting off in this comfortable position next to my dog instead of being stable in the morning. I don't have a panic attack instantly although...
    tlee5001 tlee5001
    26-30, F
    Jan 6, 2015

    I Stopped Taking Them

    Okay, so first i'll copy a comment i wrote on someone's story...I had eating disorder and my therapist gave me Zyprexa, i gained 7kg, OMG... And of course that made me suicidal and stuff so she gave me Zeldox, idk why, i've read my diagnosis and she wrote i had limit on the scale...
    cocoharoche cocoharoche
    22-25, F
    6 Responses May 31, 2011
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