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So I keep reading about rescue remedies? Can someone who has tried tell me if there are any side effects? Are they safe? I'm really considering buying one but I'm also scared.

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    Hi there honey

    What kind of rescue remedies? Do you mean herbal?

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    Hi needhelp, before starting on sertaline I went for natural remedies.

    I've got the Bach spray remedy from holland and Barrett and to be honest that helped me when I felt the anxiety coming on and the butterflies in my stomach, maybe a placebo but it helped me and is safe to use.

    I also took magnesium as that is supposed to be calming vitamin d but vitamin b6 but the b6 made my anxiety worse.

    I haven't taken either magnesium or vitamin d since starting the sertaline as I want to ask my dr first but I think it is ok to take together.

    I also tired l-theanine with lemon balm and that too helped and was calming, it's an amino acid and again I've not taken it since starting the sertaline as I'm not sure about that one.

    What were you thinking of trying?

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    Some rescue drops contain ethanol which is a solvent and can increase your heart rate.


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      Hello Michelle

      Aches and pains but otherwise okay.

      Yes someone gave nme rescue drops and they made me ill with a fast heart rate.

      Best to look up all the ingredients to make sure they are compatable with your medication and also the conditions u have.

      Best to google these for yourself as herbal shops are there to make a profit lets face it.

      ?How did you get on last night/this am? Did u sleep okay? Are the children alright?What ages are they? Hope thta you don't mind my asking?


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      Glad your feeling ok eileen31681. I had a bad night, had about 2/3hrs sleep anxiety was so bad, nightsweats felt terrible, it's obviously the side effects of the meds which is not good.

      Kids are fine thank you. Came to my mums so they're happy. They are 10 and 5

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      Hi again Michelle

      Glad you got some sleep anyway.Night sweats are not pleasant but it is probably the drug just leaving your body, a sort of natural detox!!

      It is good that you have the support of your mum .

      I was just wondering if the drug had affected you in some way  and your hubby picked up on this? That is not to say that you are at  fault or to blame though!

      Glad the children are okay. Nice ages as well.



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