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Sleeping too much and getting tired too early

Posted by deniseuk190466 on October 14, 2007, at 14:33:14


When my depression/anxiety resurfaced six years ago, this time with suicidal ideations, I tried lots of different medications and the SSRIs increased my anxiety and suicidal ideations. Then two years later high dose Seroxat seemed to work then two years later pooped out.

I've since tried adding buspar, thyroid hormone, lamictal to no avail. Then I came off Seroxat and felt awful. Last Christmas I was seriously contemplating suicide as I'd just about had enough.

This year, I have tried lexapro and lexapro and buspar and although it lifted my mood a bit I felt physically uncomfortable on it,alsoo sleeping way too much.

I'm now back on Seroxat and although I feel better than I did off it, I'm sort of tired and restless during the day and then exhausted in the evening. At about 7pm in the day I get sooooo tired even though I got up at 10.00am today.

The SSRIs used to make me more anxious and now although they are helping with the anxiety and depression (slightly) I'm just working, sleeping, working, sleeping etc.

I think I'm going to give this another five years and then I am just going to throw in the towel because I'm getting so sick of not having a life.

Has anyone got any suggestions on what I should do next. I was thinking maybe I should add small dose selegeline, or should switch to zooloft or add a more stimulating tricyclic to the Seroxat or add Effexor to Seroxat.

I tried adding Wellbutrin about a year or two ago and it didn't seem to do anything but then I had ordered it off the web and thought that perhaps maybe it wasn't the real thing.

I tried Mirtazapine on it's own and with the Seroxat and on it's own it didn't help. It helped a little with the Seroxat.

I don't know what to do or try anymore.

I'm also taking Rhodiola Rosea.





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