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Re: Allegra D & renewal

Posted by C.Isis on May 18, 1999, at 22:25:16

In reply to Allegra D & Lorazepam, posted by Lost Lonely Soul at Wit's End on May 18, 1999, at 20:53:24

> My second try here.
> I have cried out for help so many times--but my calls in the 1970s were in the form of slitting my wrists, overdosing on street drug, PCP (resulted in 2-wk coma), overdosing on valium (stomach pumped). These desperate, immature, cries for help brought a whole new set of problems. Parents sent me away to private psychiatric hospital where I was given many different types of anti-depressants as well as electro-shock therapy. After the second stay there, I knew that I could never tell anyone about my depressive thoughts, i.e., suicidal thoughts because I might be "locked up" again. It is possible that I had a drug-induced psychosis due to taking amphetamines.
> Well, here I am again, needing help. I will try this forum because I know that there are many well educated, dedicated people who care and will provide accurate information.
> Can't tell you whether I am manic-depressive or Borderline Personality Disorder, but whatever the label, I am in trouble! I self-medicate.
> I take (by chewing) up to 2 1/2 tablets of Allegra D/day, or whatever other drug that I can get that has some form of ephedra in it. If I do not take this, I am like a zombie--no energy, no initiative. But by the end of the day, I am now up to 4 mg. of lorazepam to just take the edge off and be able to eat and sleep. I have been taking these type drugs for the past five years.
> I am losing control, again. I have been advised to not abruptly stop the lorazepam because I might have seizures. My doctor gave me a prescription for 5 mg valium to take in place of the lorazepam, but the valium made me nervous?!
> How can I get clean? I cannot go for inpatient treatment, and I am responsible for the fulltime care of my brain damaged parent. I believe that I am slowing breaking down due to meds., emotional and physical strain.
> I am afraid. Will someone try to help me through this crisis? God, I honestly want to be clean of these meds/crutches.
Allegra D. Exercise is a salvation. Exertion of thought process, contemplation in it's more invigorating form. Get out of the routine entrapment of stigmatized enviorment. Institute rigorous Art engagements. Be strict yet savour the precision of structured effort. Use your body slowly but surely, more to propel an outdoor interaction.
Be Well




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