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Re: Prozac - Withdrawl Symptoms

Posted by Mary Beth on October 16, 2000, at 21:59:15

In reply to Re: Prozac - Withdrawl Symptoms, posted by Athena on October 16, 2000, at 19:33:26

> Hey guys,
> I am SO glad that my "shock wave" brain thingie is not uncommon!! It bugs me so much!, it's hard to focus. I admit that is does help to take a half a pill when i feel this brain thingie (I'm coming off of Luvox), but I suspect that soon I have to go cold turkey off of this shit to ever get it completely out of my system. (excuse my french). I am so tired of my brain having to RELY on a drug to function normally.
> You say that taking the drug makes you feel better, well of course it does! Your brain is addicted to it! It needs it! Personally, I say throw all of it in the garbage. Going back on it is NOT the answer. I don't know what IS the answer, but I know that I don't want to spend the rest of my life depending on a drug's availability for my sanity.

I am glad to know that others are having some of the same side effects that I thought were instead related to a recent fall out with a friend. I notice that I am slightly more sensitive in that I think possibly others are criticising me when they probably are not but I am not as likely to sit back and let others walk all over me, I am bitchy. However, I had totally lost all desire/ability for intimacy in my life.
I notice the crashing thing in my day too. Exercise does help! I am not one to exercise. I have gained about 70 pounds since I began prozac about two and a half years ago but once I exercise life seems much easier.
Does anyone know anything about the herb sam-e?




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