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More medication changes?

I saw my psychiatrist today and I obviously had to update her on the latest developments about my health. So from there we started talking about what this all means in terms of my mood and sleep. 186 more words


Fluoxetine  ( i.e Prozac ) increases aggressive behavior, affects brain development among adolescent hamsters

” when administered during adolescent development, can dramatically alter the wiring of brain circuits implicated in aggression control” 

October 1, 2012

BOSTON, Mass.—Fluoxetine was the first drug approved by the FDA for major depressive disorder (MDD) in children and adolescents, and to this date, it remains one of only two selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) registered for treatment of MDD in children and adolescents, despite reports that indicate this class of drugs is associated with side effects, such as agitation, hostility and aggression. 227 more words

Lethal Or Unintended Side Effects

Fluoxetine, the only recommended antidepressant to be used in bipolar disorders

Fluoxetine is the only antidepressant to be used in bipolar disorder, NICE says

NICE is now focusing on the effectiveness of individual drugs, rather than the tradition of recommending drug classes as a whole for its bipolar guidance. 644 more words


The Week Before Starting Anti-Depression Meds

It sure has been awhile since I last wrote.  In fact, breaking my journaling habit has been somewhat liberating.  I think what got me to stop writing was just the fact that I seldom if ever go back to read what I write, and I know no one really is interested in reading what I write anyway.  1,918 more words


I'm About to Break

I cannot take this anymore
Saying everything I’ve said before
All these words they make no sense
I find bliss in ignorance

A couple of weeks ago I decided to try to live life without the help of Prozac.

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I won't let you hurt me

Stop telling me you’ll be there for me.

I don’t need to hear that you’re around every day

Don’t look at me, don’t use that gentle tone. 334 more words