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Old 06-13-2007, 06:35 AM   #1
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Walking Pharmacy

Does anyone else feel like a walking pharmacy? I'm currently on 60 mg of Mirtazipine (Remeron) and 150 of Trazodone at night, plus 75 mg of Venlafaxine XR (Effexor) in the morning. I also take Clonazepam as needed. I've only been on the Effexor for 2 weeks, 1 week at the current dose.

Of course I still haven't seen any signs that it will work yet. I know it's too soon to tell. I wake up in the morning so depressed that it's almost a physical feeling, like a heavy weight on my chest and a cloud over my head. At night I feel so anxious I could crawl out of my skin. The clonazepam helps if I can't shake it with some deep breathing or being out with my friends.

This is on top of the birth control pill, which I take because I have wicked PMS without it, and the vitamins.

I know I have to take them, but so many pills.

Oh well.

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Old 06-13-2007, 06:38 AM   #2
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Re: Walking Pharmacy

I'm right there with you. Here's my daily dose: Anafranil, Prozac, Synthroid, and Ativan (as needed).

Old 06-13-2007, 10:32 AM   #3
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Re: Walking Pharmacy

Remeron, Xanax, Ambien

Old 06-13-2007, 01:45 PM   #4
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Re: Walking Pharmacy

I definately know the feeling:

150mg Effexor
300mg Wellbutrin
300mg Lithium
240mg Docusate Calcium

750mg Lithium
30mg Temazepam
60mg Remeron

I wish I was not on them but what are you going to do

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Old 06-14-2007, 06:11 AM   #5
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Re: Walking Pharmacy

heck yeah...
effexor, lamictal, clonazepam, and topamax (prophylactic for my migaines). i also take imitrex for acute migraine attacks, plus a slew of other OTC meds (that i carry with me everyday) for regular headaches that i have almost on a daily basis nowadays.
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