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Re: How or why do Dx's change? floatingbridge

Posted by Partlycloudy on August 26, 2009, at 17:01:00

In reply to Re: How or why do Dx's change? Partlycloudy, posted by floatingbridge on August 26, 2009, at 14:34:35

> Hi Partly Cloudy,
> May I ask what meds are working for you? I have anxiety, too
> thanks for your response, btw.
> best,
> fb

At the moment I'm on generic Paxil, which I've been on for 3 months or so. Although it's working on my depression, I'm finding it activating and my anxiety is higher than usual. I see my pdoc next week and we'll talk.

I take 1.5mg Xanax in split doses over the course of the day. My anxiety does not appear to be situational but is rather a constant companion. Right now it feels like a chemical problem rather than a psychological problem, and my therapist agrees.

I also take 100mg Seroquel to sleep. Sometimes it works a treat; at other times my anxiety overcomes even the wallop of that sedating med and it takes about 2 hours for me to drop off.

I consider this a work in process, as does my pdoc. I longer feel that I'm at the medicinal end of my rope, though; and that's a definite sign of improvement.

take care,




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