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I Take Depression Medicine

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    Fluoxetine Is It Any Use

    I have been taking fluoxeytine for over 2 years now.I hear its just another name for prozac . Ive been taking mainly 40mg a day but sometimes the doctor switches to 20mg. I dont think its doing me any good cause i still feel the same .I was dianosed with depression about 2 months...
    pampywampy pampywampy 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 21, 2009

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    There was an old commercial about depression medicine that I saw when I was like 12, It showed a girl winding up a doll of herself to get her through the day. Jokingly I said "that...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M Sep 13

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    depression is felt by many people but is disorder that is felt by many people. it is not only an invisible battle but it is also a disorder that is chronic and is due to chemical...
    stacylynn7 stacylynn7 18-21, T Sep 12

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    this is for answering 3 again-and-again questions for me : (I'll answer due the reality that I face everyday in my place) 1. WHY DON'T YOU GO TO PSYCHIATRIST? you want to vent...
    cascadesky cascadesky 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 5

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    its so hard battle against my depression. i feel played and worthless used and not good enough. maybe this could be my last story here ...
    puppySmexyBoy puppySmexyBoy 16-17, M 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Looking back, there was great intelligence in my 20+ years of depression. There was actually grace inherent in life bringing me to my knees. (Sometimes life brings you to your...
    Shanti00 Shanti00 41-45, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    So if you red my depression experience then you already know I take Lexapro. Lexapro is an anti depressant pill that I was prescribed from my psychiatrist. So, I'm feeling horrible...
    foreverisabella foreverisabella 13-15, F Sep 6

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    Tough couple of days. Maybe it's what I ate. Maybe the medicine is just having an off day. Or maybe my body is just stubborn. I have been in a weak mood or **** mood. Weak is...
    Apirne Apirne 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 7

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    Update from the last experience: I had my hospital interview Monday after school. And after two hours, they decided to admit me into the inpatient program. Basically I'm there from...
    allidoisread allidoisread 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Ignorance is amazing. Cutting and depression don't always go hand in hand as the recent heat has suggested to me by 'concerned' citizens... Understood. Cutting and bipolar do not...
    BrokenBrain123 BrokenBrain123 22-25 1 Response Aug 29

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    I had a beautiful baby girl 8 weeks ago, my third via csection and also had a tubal ligation. I was feeling really good until about a week ago when I went to doctor and started...
    joce32 joce32 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 12

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    I need to say something. Please realize when you tell a depressed person (who actually suffers from true depression), that "things will get better" or "you have people that care...
    Jpeavey Jpeavey 41-45, M 9 Responses Aug 27

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    I have seen a lot of people on EP and in real life throwing this word around like a hot potato. The two most inappropriately used words in this generation, in my personal opinion...
    AlexandriaDark AlexandriaDark 18-21, F Aug 30

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    Depression and anxiety runs in my family. My dad had it and committed suicide last year. Of course, he had some other issues to deal with so it wasn't just the depression for him...
    shyslh shyslh 22-25, M Aug 24

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    My best friend has crotical, possibly deadly symtoms he's on medicine but they could get deadly... i'm so scared... what do i do?
    dogsandwolves dogsandwolves 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    That feeling in your chest, you know, the feeling when you suppress the emotions and hold back the tears. I feel it every time someone says and/or does something that cuts. It's...
    SpeakUpNow SpeakUpNow 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 7

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    Is depression a choice? Well. I’ve been thinking about this and I’ve had a fair few debates about this. Now I’m not here to spark a debate or anything, I just want to share...
    Larutan Larutan 18-21, F 14 Responses Sep 10

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    And I feel it can't be fixed. I stopped taking my medicine because it didn't do ****. Stopped going to all my psychologist because they also didn't help. Maybe I just can't be...
    blossomingMe blossomingMe 18-21, F Sep 14

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    Listening to music is honestly the best medicine...
    Notterzz17 Notterzz17 13-15, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My Depression and anxiety """""""""""""""""""""""" Is this caused by the longing to do the below but feeling unable to do so? Feeling a pull so strong that it has begun to consume...
    Wildfocus Wildfocus 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 1

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    Let's talk about suicide. I know, something everyone knows about but nobody will have a real discussion about it. But I want to talk about me as I have had depression for years now...
    Oldwounds Oldwounds 18-21, M 3 Responses Sep 2

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    I feel the worst thing about depression is being depressed and single. At least with those who are married or seriously dating/co-cohabiting you can say "Ok, boo gimme a minute to...
    Lov3intheasylum Lov3intheasylum 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 10

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    We don't see it yet we feel it. Many a time I see articles about how to get into your teenagers mind and describing the teens behavioral outbursts as well as actions. But the real...
    messedupgirl167 messedupgirl167 16-17, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    Why do people tell me to cheer up? Like I can just blink my eyes and pray to cure my depression. I can't that just wish away being raped, can I? I tried, I honestly did. Look where...
    Oldwounds Oldwounds 18-21, M 4 Responses Aug 23

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    I battle depression but an old friend struggled with it worse than me. She was abandoned as a baby at a gas station. Her parents left her while her Grandmother found her and took...
    RogueStrikerSXA RogueStrikerSXA 13-15, M 2 Responses Aug 28

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    I am not depressed. I have depression. Yes, yes it does suck. Some days are much harder than others. But instead of letting this take over my life, let it defeat me I chose to rule...
    TheSongPlaysWithin TheSongPlaysWithin 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 29

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    (I wrote this in 2011 when my depression and eating disorder was really bad) Title: WHO AM I? You see me through broken glasses. Every crack is a secret, a lie, a mislead of...
    MKM18 MKM18 18-21, F 7 Responses Sep 3

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    For majorities it's like you know, "My girlfriend left me" or "Parents hate me." For me, It's literary a sickness. I have been diagnose with depression since I was around 12-13. I...
    DestreyTheAntiChrist DestreyTheAntiChrist 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    I have battled depression almost my entire life, 52 years. In 2000 I was put on the first anti-depressant that actually worked and it changed my life. I still have some really bad...
    littlestbell littlestbell 51-55, F 6 Responses Sep 13

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    I've been struggling constantly for well over a decade. The way I hear some people talk about depression, it sounds like they go through life normally and then fall into periods of...
    LokiStrife LokiStrife 26-30, M 5 Responses Sep 13

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    I'm not sure where to even start with this. I few days ago, I reconnected with someone I once had feelings for. She told me she's been through a lot, such as breaking of an...
    CloudStrife CloudStrife 22-25, M 5 Responses Sep 5

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    I never thought i would be telling this kind of story, but i just can't take it anymore... It might all have started when i was in middle school, i was bullied a lot and that...
    Nokuteshi Nokuteshi 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 7

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    I never thought i would be telling this kind of story, but i just can't take it anymore... It might all have started when i was in middle school, i was bullied a lot and that...
    Nokuteshi Nokuteshi 22-25, M 3 Responses Sep 7

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    I never thought i would be telling this kind of story, but i just can't take it anymore... It might all have started when i was in middle school, i was bullied a lot and that...
    Nokuteshi Nokuteshi 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 7

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    I don't even know how to start this out seeing as this is the first time i am ever going to write about this. Unlike many others out there who have far worse experiences then me...
    Alwaysfor Alwaysfor 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 10

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    So it began at age 3 when my parents separated . I felt all alone in the world at that time , remembering the fights my mum and dad use to have constantly. I had been sent to my...
    stephenrko stephenrko 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    Depression is not something to mess with. Some people have to take meds and have to face the harsh part of life first to reach the happy side of life. Laughing at this is not...
    HayellsDorion HayellsDorion 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 23

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    At what point is it okay to self-admit to the hospital for depression? In the past few months all I thought about was killing myself, all day every day. It's the first thing to...
    terrencehogan terrencehogan 22-25, M 4 Responses Aug 25

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    I don't want to get out of bed because nothing I do brings me joy anyway. Even the little things seem so hard and meaningless to do. I have tried to get my mom to take me to a...
    jiumpuu jiumpuu 13-15, F Aug 27

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    I was a shy girl still am my family barely had anything thing but I was happy with what I had until some things happened ( illegal) and I was taken into foster care which put me...
    anestacia anestacia 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 30

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    Too many people say they have depression. But really they are just sad or lonely. If they had it a Dr. would prescribe them a treatment (like I am on. I have to take an...
    Ravenbrook Ravenbrook 18-21, M Sep 2

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    Depression is indeed a monster under my bed watching me all the time. Due to some new events in my life(getting a job) i am very stressed,tired and too busy to think much about my...
    lady2089 lady2089 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    I've battling chronic depression, anxiety and some phobias for years already, without any kind of professional, medical, moral help nor support. At this point of my life i don't...
    schmetterlingmx schmetterlingmx 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    I have posted previously about my ongoing depression. But looking at the flip side, it's amazing how far I've come. I've been told to kill myself at least a hundred times in the...
    TTAMTWASOOC TTAMTWASOOC 13-15, M 2 Responses Sep 14

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    Daughter - Medicine (Kaj. Remix.) For some reason, this song explains a lot about me.
    arandomleprechaun arandomleprechaun 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    I have reached my limit i have had all i can take i lie in bed and sleep all the time unless i have to do something that day i self harm and think about it every waking moment i...
    SophieMarkezzie SophieMarkezzie 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have had a tough life. Recently I got married and we are happy, but the feeling of loneliness does not go away. My doctor is suggesting to get pregnant but I don't know if I can...
    kushpata kushpata 26-30, F 9 Responses Aug 23