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Re: Scared already...

Posted by Steve on July 22, 1999, at 22:26:10

In reply to Scared already..., posted by Joanne on July 22, 1999, at 21:21:57

When I was on Prozac I didn't have ant insurance. Eli Lilly provided me with free medication for 4 years (and at 80 mgs a day!). Most drug companies offer free medication to those who cannot afford it. Go to, they have the contact information for the drug companies.

> Greetings!
> It feels good to say that right now. I have been on Zoloft for about 3 months and it has truly changed
> my life. Well, the combination of that and Wellbutrin anyway...
> My problem? I only have 4 more months that my insurance company will pay for my medication. I'm
> already scared... The thought of going back to the life I had before medication scares the hell out
> of me...
> When I first started treatment for depression, about 7 months ago, my counselor told me that after taking
> the medication for 6-9 months, I could stop taking them and never have a problem with depression again.
> I don't believe her. I am so scared... I like feeling 'normal'. I like going through a whole day without
> crying. I don't want to go through that hell again.
> Has anyone successfully gotten off medication? And if so, for how long? Is there really a possibility that
> I will be ok after I stop taking the drugs?
> As always, thanks for all your input.
> Joanne




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