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New Year, New Pills..

It’s been 4 months now since I stopped taking medication to try and fix my mind. With the start of a New Year and in light of my recent manic episode, I decided perhaps I should try again to get some help. 333 more words


Venlafaxine Be Gone

Ok, so how have things been going? To be honest – they’ve been going downhill for a while.

Venlafaxine is a wonderful antidepressant but the bad news is that it makes me sick. 315 more words

I Don't Like BIPOLAR

STOP! Please?

Dear God,

I stopped taking venlafaxine five days ago. I am still ill. I am quite fed up with this. Please could it stop? Tomorrow morning would be fine.

Love, Abbey

Antidepressants associated with increased risk of suicidal thoughts in healthy adults

Results of a systematic review suggest that antidepressants increase the risk of events that can lead to suicide and violence in adults with no sign of a mental disorder. 695 more words


Troubles With Venlafaxine (Effexor)

The first week of May I started taking extended release venlafaxine. I’d been on immediate release buproprion and it was making me very anxious and excitable. 547 more words


Losing It

After drawing on all my skills to manage my emotions yesterday, I am losing it today.

Over the last 10 days, I was trying something new with my venlafaxine (Effexor) prescription. 517 more words