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frustration with antidepressants

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • December 15, 2010
  • 10:53 PM

I'm really lost. I feel like a different person when I'm taking antidepressants than when I'm without. I don't really know for sure because I haven't been without them for more than 5 months or so, mostly during the spring/summer. I'm aggravated because I feel more numb and less compassionate when I'm on them. I'm wondering if anyone else has the same experiences.

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  • I'm really lost. I feel like a different person when I'm taking antidepressants than when I'm without. I don't really know for sure because I haven't been without them for more than 5 months or so, mostly during the spring/summer. I'm aggravated because I feel more numb and less compassionate when I'm on them. I'm wondering if anyone else has the same experiences.I was on them for about 6 years, the doctors just kept upping or lowering the dose whenever I'd complain. Then I fell into a real deep depression and saw a psychiatrist, and he diagnosed me as bi polar. So if you are on anti-depressants and they make you feel worse, different, strange, numb, emotionless, sad, or anything other than they are supposed to, I recommend a psychiatrist, rather than a GP, to tell you what is really going on.
    Plastikfear 64 Replies
    • December 18, 2010
    • 08:09 PM
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  • I'm really lost. I feel like a different person when I'm taking antidepressants than when I'm without. I don't really know for sure because I haven't been without them for more than 5 months or so, mostly during the spring/summer. I'm aggravated because I feel more numb and less compassionate when I'm on them. I'm wondering if anyone else has the same experiences. Yes, i also feel flat but i have to out way the other way i feel if i dont take them. maybe ur on to high of a dose or the wrong one for u. if i dont take mine im immotionally unstable that doesnt work to well at work good luck
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • December 28, 2010
    • 09:16 AM
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