Which Medications do you Take??

Discussion in 'Suicidal Thoughts and Feelings' started by jjjoooggg2, Jun 8, 2009.

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  1. jjjoooggg2

    jjjoooggg2 Well-Known Member

    I wonder how many of us require meds?

    Doctor thinks my depression is affecting my blood pressure. I've been given up to three blood pressure meds at one time. He also wanted me to take anti depressants which I refused because I think that I don't need them. I am currently taking 2 blood pressure meds.
  2. Digital Angel

    Digital Angel Well-Known Member

    I'm not taking any, but doctors always try to prescribe it to me. I try to explain to them I've never been in anything close to an ideal life where things are going right but it's futile. They most usually try to push it because it brings in money for drug companies.

    Don't let them force you to take anything you don't want to. :)
  3. Petal

    Petal SF dreamer Staff Alumni SF Supporter

    Just 1. Citalopram,its an anti depressant. I've been forced back on it again. :(
  4. Stranger1

    Stranger1 Forum Buddy & Antiquities Friend

    1) Prolixin
    2) geodon
    3) Cogentin
    4) Effexor
    5) Lamitcal
    I am a walking pharmacy..It takes a combiation of these meds to keep me stable..I tried going wiyhout them and I was a mess. So for me the meds work...
  5. KJAB

    KJAB Senior Member & Antiquities Friend


    Stranger1 I"m with you...meds do work... at least I get good sleep now... I don't really care about side effects, maybe that's not what you wanna hear. If you're doctor is prescribing Anti Ds maybe you should get another opinion, or two. Chances are some anti ds will help if they ALL agree...
    best of luck...
  6. seithkein

    seithkein Well-Known Member

    I'm currently taking abilify.
  7. Little_me

    Little_me Well-Known Member

    I'm on Zoloft and Zyprexa. This is a great combination I think, I've had it for a year now... And I take some sleeping pills called "Propiomazine" too when needed, but I almost never use them.
    Edit: Zoloft is an antidepressant. Zyprexa is an antipsychotic used to treat schizophrenia, but I use a low dose to control my anxiety (which was controlling my life before).
  8. Aaron

    Aaron Well-Known Member

    My meds have just been changed just been changed and one change is from Mirtazapine to Effexor.
  9. crookxshanks

    crookxshanks Well-Known Member


    - a lot of these are for my epilepsy
  10. Loco72

    Loco72 Well-Known Member

    I am currently on 300 mg Lamictal, 15 mg Abilify, and 150 mg Seroquel. My PDoc is weaning me off Abolify and building my Seroquel dosage up to 300 mg.
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