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i need some help or maybe someone has been through this themselves, dont want to go too much into it but ive basically been through a rollercoster of bad advice for the last year around january or febuary my dad had a serious heart attack my anxiety was through the roof and i was put on citalopram (this is when it all went downhill for me) my anxiety had lowered but i quickly learned that my ability to feel happy excited motivated had all but dimineshed i was told i was suffering with hard to cure depression but reading symptoms of depression it just wasint what i was feeling i just knew it wasint just that, anyways my doctor upped my dose giving me the advice that i just didint have enough of the medication in my system which i now know was the total opposite of what i needed. i was placed on 30 mg (the highest dose i was ever at) for around 10 days i was literally a dribbling mess i couldnt think i had nothing to live for my emotions had literally all gone i went off the rales and spent 1000 pound on gambling which was totally out of character for me! so obviously as you can imagine i had nothing to live for, i sat with my family as they'd finally realised how bad it had getting and that they were going to try and help me which was great, so my sister said what about if its the citalopram? what about if the citalopram is making you feel this way? and all along i never thought about it at all i was convinced by my doctors that it was purely depression, so i decided to give it a shot long story short i cut down from 30mg to 10mg without any problems and it worked i felt great!! i had slight anxiety but i had motivation i was buzzing off every little thing i was just happy to be alive and gave my life back, so few month passed and felt great still but i was still taking 10 mg so i decided to cut the last 10 from my system and be done with the drug but a couple of days in to my horror the emtional blunting had started again i didint feel anything and still feel like that now 4 days later im not sad but im not happy lost all my motivation and the head zaps were horrific so im back on the 10 mg head zaps have stopped but still not feeling anything at all im so confused have i withdrew to quickly? could this be a symptom of withdrawal of citalopram? any advice please i just want my life back !
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