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Re: ECT Update blueberry

Posted by Crazy Horse on October 4, 2006, at 10:34:59

In reply to ECT Update, posted by blueberry on October 2, 2006, at 16:48:11

> Continuing with 10mg prozac and 2.5mg zypexa.
>
> The third ECT session was today. I swear I feel decidedly worse after each session. I asked the people at the hospital if anyone ever gets worse with ECT and they said no. I do feel worse.
>
> Confusion and memory problems are kicking in. I'm even momentarily blanking out on things you take for granted, like which cabinet the cups or plates are in, stuff like that. I don't mind these side effects. It's the worsened depression...whether it is perceived or real...that has me worried.
>
> And my idiot psychiatrist fired me today. I had to cancel an appointment because they won't let me drive during ECT and because I am without a paycheck at the moment. The pdoc didn't like that and I think he was probably looking for any excuse to get rid of this tough case.
>
> Anyway, I think I'll do one more ECT before making any decisions. I really do feel worse though.

It's going to take more than 4 treatments to feel better...most docs agree a minimum of 6 to notice any improvement. Stopping now would be a big mistake in my opinion, you'd be right back where you were..and as i remember that was pretty bad.

-Monte


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