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Drugs and functionality...

Discussion in 'Therapy and Medication' started by lightbeam, Jun 12, 2011.

  1. lightbeam

    lightbeam Antiquities Friend

    I have been given all sorts of drugs to be on.

    I am in therapy, and am on medication. The therapy is slow going (due to my lack of interest in it), and my meds make me feel tired and run down.

    So I start going off my medication, and the voices start quiet for about a week, but then they start distorting my view of things, and it get to where I can't function.

    Does anyone know if they go through the same thing; whether it be tapering off meds (which I really want to do - because I want to be as normal as possible), or quitting cold turkey?
  2. mulberrypie

    mulberrypie Well-Known Member

    sorry to hear youre going through this, jason. maybe your therapist will know the best way to ease off the meds. i hear that quitting cold turkey is a bad idea. i wish you all the best. xx
  3. lightbeam

    lightbeam Antiquities Friend

    I've been advised by the medical team where I receive treatment that this is not a good idea, since my meds are at the levels they are for a reason... and that reason is to keep me functioning.