Psycho-Babble Medication Thread 136005

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Posted by Caleb462 on January 15, 2003, at 15:54:52

So, it's been 3 or 4 weeks since upping my Effexor dose... and it appears whatever changes that it has brought about in receptor function, etc. have taken place. Cause today I woke up feeling that familiar SRI numbness. Yuck.

So is the depression gone? In a way, yes. In a way, no. It's still there... but there's a concrete wall in the way and I can't get to it. This may sound like a good thing, but I don't enjoy the feeling of knowing I should be upset or sad or mad at something, and NOT being able to. I can sense the emotion, I can KNOW the emotion.. but I can't feel it. This doesn't improve my situation any... well, I probably won't be crying all the time or slicing at my arms anymore. But numbness is the price I have to pay. Blah.


Re: NUMB Caleb462

Posted by justyourlaugh on January 15, 2003, at 16:21:33

In reply to NUMB, posted by Caleb462 on January 15, 2003, at 15:54:52

i too have tried effexor-made me si evenmore!
and i pulled my hair out.
i am on wellbutrin now-clean from si for 1 month,
but still very depressed and angry(its been 3months now)
waiting for some relief that never comes.
if i try some other med i am afraid those si urges may return.
i dont know what to do either
peace cal

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