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Depression board


Quote from TonyaM:
Hey,
I believe you can get through depression. But to offer you some more advice, I would like to know if you are medicated at all, does stress greatly effect you, do you cry a lot, things of that sort. If you are over 16, how old are you? Tell me anything you think is important, and if I need more info I will ask.

TonyaM

I am not using any anti-depressants. I take Benicar for blood pressure. I am really scared right now. The days when this hits are really strong and overwhelming. I get the intense sucidal thoughts. Some times I can push it away, then all of the worrying starts after these episodes, sometimes they are from the morning on. I am scared of the meds. I tried Lexapro for 2 days, and then I had the sucidal thoghts episode 2 days later. I tried Zoloft for 11 days and had 4 intense episodes while on Zoloft. Maybe I was having these as a result of my depression getting worse, I don't know. But these episodes are intense when they happen. They take over my fellings and emotions. I guess I am afraid that a bad reaction to the anti-depressants is going to happen no matter what. I see a psyhciatrist Thursday. I just want to get better for my family.
Quote from TonyaM:
Hey,
I am not sure if you are bipolar or not, I didn't really have the manic depression with bipolar but I did have some heightened mania episodes, like going out and just spending money. I don't think your blood pressure med would cause depression. How is your family life, how is the situation in your house?

My wife is very special to me. We have a wonderful 5 year old daughter. I really struggled with all of the blood pressure meds. this summer. Plus I was laid-off for a long time. These 2 things had me worried out of my mind. I don't know what could cause this depression, unless I worried so much about myself. I have know reason to be suicidal. These thoughts just come on, and I mean come on strong. No reason that I know. Havent felt the same since trying the Lexapro and Zoloft. I can't pinpoint it. What is the reason for my depression.