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Depression

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    Depression Resources

    Below are listed recommended resources for users who wish to read more about depression, get self help, treatments etc. Users can also post the link to this discussion in any replies to guide users to this info. The post will not go for moderation as it is an internal link. The link to post is https://patient.info/forums/discuss/depression-resources-298570...

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    Are you in crisis? Please read

    If you are feeling in despair, or are having thoughts relating to self-harm, it can be hard to realise that there is any hope. But there is hope and there is help available to you – so please do ask. The Samaritans Helpline is available 24 hours a day and you can call free on 116 123 from the UK. HOPELineUK...

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  • Depression from medication

    Hey guys I have reason to believe I'm having depression from an antipsychotic medication called invega. My pharmasist friend told me that it decreases something called dopamine in your brain I'm wondering if getting on anti depressants could help reverse this or perhaps that just touches base...

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  • Borderline personality disorder HELP

    I was diagnosed with BPD 6 months ago. Therapy has helped a lot, but now I feel like it takes the smallest thing to set me off. No one understands and I try to explain why I over think, get upset over silly things. I go into 'a zone' where everything seems much worse than it is, what could be...

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  • not having any support from home

    hey whoever is out there just need some advice? I was adopted when I was 1 year old and been with my adopted family for 17 years and don't get on with them at all since being in contact with my birth dad but basically I've been diagnosed with depression and i drink a hell of a lot and I've...

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  • I am a worthless and stupid teenager

    I am a 16 years old girl who lives with my mom, has no siblings and no dad so it's just us together. I was diagnosed with depression and adhd, but also was diagnosed with bipolar from a different psychiatrist but I guess the bipolar one is false diagnosis. I am very dumb and no matter how hard I...

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  • Duloxetine to setraline

    Stopped taking duloxetine after 6 weeks as they were making me lazy , physically and emotionally and feel better already . Starting setraline on Thursday so I’ll have the weekend to adjust 

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  • I don't have the will to live no more

    I am 28 year old trans girl but don't get to be that way I knew I was different since 4 but cause of relationship and kids being me was put on hold but recently I have been working like mad at a hotel 12 hr shifts 7 days a week for a few months doing 200+ hrs to get under paid I lost my relationship...

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  • Depression whilst Pregnant and in hospital. help please.

    Hi all. I have entered details of my daughters condition some time ago, but now she is 36 weeks pregnant with her second child, suffering severely, we now have concerns with help that she is in need of. There are many health and mental issues she has to deal with, Anxiety, Depression,...

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  • Depression is taking hold

    Where do I start I have suffered with anxiety and depression for a while now and have only just recently admitted it and got help in the form of medication something I didn't want to do but it is helping a little, past couple of weeks has got quite bad again money problems are causing my 8 year...

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  • I feel so lonely and isolated

    Hi guys, So basically I'm a survivor of attempted suicide I've tried 4 times and all 4 have failed. I have attempted in 7 months or thought about it but recently I've had a lot of thoughts and been ready to jump and actually try my best to die. I am getting help with my alcohol counsellor...

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  • How do you come back?

    Hi people, I barely ever write on here, as most days I feel I don't need to.  But today is different.  I need someone with brains that work to tell me how you come back from wanting to jump or think about it, most days like I feel at present.  3 weeks ago I texted a counsellor I was...

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  • Loneliness can be crippling.

    It may seem whinny , but it has been bothering me. I do not consider myself as some great prize or anything , however part of me does seek companionship. I've been alone for about 10 years now , I don't know if it's just I'm just unattractive or good enough whatever. I did have a semblance...

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  • Really no motivation. Where is my fight?

    I am completely lost. Today it's not that I cannot answer phones and, or, talk to anybody as such it's the fact I don't want to. I was doing roughly ok until about two hours ago. Now I'm back at crap setting. And it's noisy in my head. I can't think properly or focus. Don't...

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  • Can Depression/Anxiety make you think you don't love someone?

    Hello, thanks for reading and I apologize for the length.  About a month and a half ago, something happened in my relationship (my fault) that kind of triggered (at first) an enormous amount of guilt.. which then subsided a little bit. I was good for a few days and then bam... "do I love him?"...

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  • I don't think I'll make it this time....

    I have struggled with Depression for 30 years but I'm sooo tired of this life, the fight to be ok which is a fight that I keep losing. My Psychiatrist recently changed my meds due to side affects but the new medication hasn't begun to work yet. I'm so sad, weepy, lonely, tired and my mind...

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  • Someone to talk to please.

    This is just going to be me complaining about my "boo-hoo" life. I had been over life and was going through with it, my friend found and stopped me though. It was after a breakup and years of loss: friends committing suicide; some murdered from inter-gang violence; and relatives dying of cancer,...

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  • Sudden relationship anxiety

    Hi, sorry this is gonna be a long one!  I have been with my boyfriend for just over 2 years, we had a rocky start due to my anxiety and depression, which he helped me through, but I have never ever been happier than the last 1 and a half years.  Things were that amazing we bought a house together...

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  • Going to take 75mg Dosulepin for anxiety - Experiences?

    Hello I am currently coming off Mirtazapine as the Doctor has prescribed me Dosulepin. I seemed to be dizzy and the anxiety on mirtazapine seemed worse after 4 months on them ! I am no longer depressed tho. I have tried Citalopram previously and had such a nasty reaction to the first tablet (panic,...

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  • I wish I was dead. Tired of living.

    I really don't want to live anymore.  I'm alone but do have some friends.  Have a grown daughter that has a busy life and no time for me.  I think people would be sad and miss me, but not terribly.  They'll get over it.  I recently had major surgery and it went well. ...

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  • Am i being paranoid?

    I feel really really unhappy about people who sitting around me or stand next to me, they always touching their noses like i am smelly or something. I don't know if i am a smelly person. I am a clean person. I always take shower in the morning and night. I wash my hair every night. I also use...

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  • Giving up on getting better!

    Hi guys, I have made a previous post about antidepressants and how they are not working on me,my doctor now has put me on another set! (Fourth one now) and honestly o just feel like giving up now! I am a lot better than I was last year but still just want to get rid of this,I don’t want to just transfer...

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  • Some say suicide is a permanent solution to a temporary problem

    But what if your situation is not the temporary? I am a male in my upper 40s and here is my situation. I have been working since 23 in IT field mostly on Wall Street and eventually becoming an entrepreneur with 5 different incomes by my low 30s. Starting in 2008 thing started to unravel and go down...

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  • Wish I Was Dead

    I'm 40 years old. Married with 2 young children and I honestly wish I was dead. I dont think Im in danger of hurting myself but I do want to die. I am in a lifeless marriage where my wife feels like my roommate. Im working jobs for very low wages and Im in debt up to my eyeballs with debt collectors...

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  • Dothiepin

    I have been taking 175mg of this medication for 18 years...I am in my late 60's and worried about whether my memory is impaired after this length of time + what other long-term issues could be associated with this drug?

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  • Struggling to deal with boyfriend's depression.

    My boyfriend and I have been dating for almost a year now. About 6 months in to our relationship, he started displaying some pretty clear warning signs for depression. He wasn't sleeping or eating well, he stopped exercising and doing pretty much everything except going to work and coming home. He...

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  • I'm done!!!!

    Okay name is Alex I 've seen all your cases and I can relate to all of them I was adopted when I was a kid and I always noticed my parents always put me aside and to top it off they even made a special room for me out side the house and at first i thought ey they didnt love me or why did they push...

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