when nothing works?

Discussion in 'Mental Health Disorders' started by Wastingecho, Sep 13, 2010.

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  1. Wastingecho

    Wastingecho Well-Known Member

    this is the longest i've been on meds, different varieties, different strengths

    11 months now

    not making a difference

    just took my last up-dose

    not going to renew - still have renewals on lower dose - going with those to taper off then stop

    don't know what to do

    the few who pretend to care (not many) say i look better but they don't see me crying in the bathroom or at my desk

    took the burns test 3 times - feb, may, last week - same bloody score - amazingly consistent

    so what do you do when nothing works?
  2. absolution

    absolution Forum Buddy

    If you feel like they arnt working then you right you should stop taking them. But maybe something else will work? I mean meds dont fix everything but they lighten the blow a bit. I love you!! :wub:
  3. total eclipse

    total eclipse SF Friend Staff Alumni

    Therapy with a good psychologist works Newer meds now out there i just tried new one after 2 years of trying it is working wellbutrin sr different then cipralex it takes time to get you right meds so many to try Therapy is a definite way to go it helps to talk things out with someone who can guide you some don't give up not yet okay
  4. Wastingecho

    Wastingecho Well-Known Member

    been through way too many meds and can't talk to psychs - never works
  5. gakky1

    gakky1 Well-Known Member

    In the same boat as you, after almost 3 years of taking meds, just stopped taking them about 6 weeks ago, after a while I really don't think that's a good solution depending on them for so long.:argh: Yeah, as far as talking to psychs go... hopefully you'll get an alternative to either one of those, there has to be.:unsure:
  6. IV2010

    IV2010 Well-Known Member

    hey echo you have many friends on here who care about you..I've seen that..
    so don't give up ....
    keep trying new meds till one works ....
    does talking about things not help you?
  7. Wastingecho

    Wastingecho Well-Known Member

    not good at it in general

    impossible (not exaggerating) with a psych
  8. ace

    ace Well-Known Member

    I know what you mean I've been in the same hole for so long now.I've tried that many meds have done pretty much everything and nothing helps.I can't even smile anymore,nothing works no matter what I try now at all.I'm at my wits end with all this shit also to be honest.
  9. silent_enigma

    silent_enigma Well-Known Member

    You could try ECT.
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