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Hi,
I was to the gp today again. I'm not sure I agree with her, however I guess I will play the game for a bit! The lesions that I have are no longer of concern...no reason for them, but all the same, the neuro doc was not concerned! So now they have a somewhat "pacifying" (sp) dx for me...get ready, it's a good one...Symptomatic Stress Disorder. I am manifesting the symptoms due to stress! So now I am to start taking Prozac 20 mg qid and Valium 1 mg qhs. They don't understand for one that I am 98 pounds and cannot handle the dose, or that I need to work, or that I have 4 kids. That dosing is enough for me not to get out of bed all day long!
Any suggestions would be helpful...thanks!
[QUOTE=AggrevatedinSD;3094068]Hi,
I was to the gp today again. I'm not sure I agree with her, however I guess I will play the game for a bit! The lesions that I have are no longer of concern...no reason for them, but all the same, the neuro doc was not concerned! So now they have a somewhat "pacifying" (sp) dx for me...get ready, it's a good one...Symptomatic Stress Disorder. I am manifesting the symptoms due to stress! So now I am to start taking Prozac 20 mg qid and Valium 1 mg qhs. They don't understand for one that I am 98 pounds and cannot handle the dose, or that I need to work, or that I have 4 kids. That dosing is enough for me not to get out of bed all day long!
Any suggestions would be helpful...thanks!


Thats a nice little DX for you!!!! And they say they give me my Fibro DX because they don't want to take the time to find out whats wrong with me!

I didn't do well on Prozac, I slept all day for a week straight, my son ( he was little then) he would sit by me and say mommy can;t you stay up for more than 5 minutes. :( Well, I took that prescription and tossed it in the garbage.

Yes I no longer had anxiety because I was asleep! LOL so in that aspect it did do what it was supposed too!!!!

Can you break it in half? Or maybe call and either ask for a smaller dosage or something totally different?

Hope
I had a hard time with Prozac too, though my response was the opposite. It virtually changed my personality, and I actually become aggressive toward people. Keep an eye out for side effects for sure on this one. I was only on it for four days.

You probably don't need to take the Valium if you don't think you need it. It is a good tranquilizer and it also relaxes muscles, but it's habit forming. There's no reason why you can't take half that I can think of. It'll save money too! ;)

--Weasel