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by pen27
Sun Jun 28, 2020 1:49 pm
Forum: Your Story
Topic: Lithium
Replies: 0
Views: 524

Lithium

Has anyone had any experience using Lithium for depression?
by pen27
Sun May 06, 2018 1:33 pm
Forum: Living with Depression and other Related Health Concerns
Topic: Loneliness and Depression
Replies: 6
Views: 2519

Loneliness and Depression

I'm going through a really bad period right now. Medication isn't helping, and I am trying to transition to a new regimen. I think the hardest thing is dealing with this alone. I have no family or friend support, so it's an incredibly lonely feeling. Every day is so difficult and especially trying t...
by pen27
Mon Sep 12, 2016 7:29 pm
Forum: Expressions
Topic: Venting
Replies: 3
Views: 3593

Venting

After another day at work trying to pretend things are okay, I need a place to vent. I've recently gone off of my latest medication regimen and stopped seeing my therapist. I have been battling depression for over four decades, through tons of therapy and medications with nothing really helping. Now...
by pen27
Sun Jul 10, 2016 8:41 pm
Forum: New Member Introductions
Topic: Hello from new member
Replies: 5
Views: 2279

Re: Hello from new member

Hi, Kristin. I have a lifetime of dealing with depression and would be happy to talk to you about what you are going through.
by pen27
Wed Jul 06, 2016 8:52 pm
Forum: Articles and Essays | Medications: Experiences and Advice
Topic: Effexor XR
Replies: 3
Views: 5163

Re: Effexor XR

I wanted to get off of Effexor because it was ineffective. I am doing it pursuant to my doctor's instructions, removing the beads gradually. I will ask about temporarily adding another medication-thanks for the advice. Once I am off of the Effexor, the problem is that I have basically been on every ...
by pen27
Mon Jul 04, 2016 10:54 am
Forum: Articles and Essays | Medications: Experiences and Advice
Topic: Effexor XR
Replies: 3
Views: 5163

Effexor XR

Hello everyone. I am trying to taper off of the extended release version of Effexor. I was on 150 mg, and am now down to 37.5 mg, but I'm having difficulty now. They come in capsules, and I'm trying to do it by taking out individual beads until I gradually reach 0. I am not at the point of taking ou...
by pen27
Sat Jul 02, 2016 10:05 pm
Forum: Living with Depression and other Related Health Concerns
Topic: Effexor XR
Replies: 0
Views: 1843

Effexor XR

I am in the last stages of tapering off Effexor XR. I am on 37.5 mg, and the hardest part is getting it down to none. Any advice/suggestions on dealing with the withdrawal?

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