Just a update how I'm doing. Been a roller coaster

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just a update of how I'm doing .i was on 20 mg for 4 weeks then i felt horrible worse that i went back to gp and he put it up to 40 mg. it has not been a easy ride. many times i thought like sectioning my self and losing my mind and losing control

side effects are worse than having anxiety and depression in the first place. makes it 10000000x worse

this is what i remember from top of my head

first week increased anxiety shaky tremors very sedated and full blown terror

2nd week the same as above but with suicidal thoughts really dark thoughts

also very numb flat and confused. waking up where i am. scary place to be. no appetite. headaches

3rd week same as above sky high anxiety eating me from head to toe no appetite

4th week some days i woke up very numb others very tired sedated others in full blown anxiety attack. in this week i felt meds working. my eyes were wide awake i couldn't sleep and i started to feel like life was more colourful hd . it was a bliss few hours over a few days

5th week same as above with more calming moments more apettite

6th week felt like gone back to square one anxiety depression hit me like a ton of bricks and very low low no appetite

7th week im very low not much anxious but i do feel sedated not much appetite

this has been a freaking roller coaster i will list my symptoms what i have had over the time i have been on this meds







stomach ache bloating


suicidal thoughts wish i wasn't here

itchy warm tremors

very bad tiredness sedated

jaw tension

heart burn reflux can't swallow without feeling something stuck

can't get out of bed




when the anxiety travels all around your body believe me it's scary

many times i think right I'm going back to gp to try something different but i need to keep going

hopefully the light is coming soon

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  • Posted

    Keep swimming. Going in right direction, those good moments will be back again

  • Posted

    hi im 15 days into 40mg increase going through everything you are 3 days will be 8 weeks on fluxidine altogether just wondering how your getting on

  • Posted

    hi Rob, ha my name's same , yes pretty bad at the moment



    aches pains

    numb feelings

    depression feelings

    anxiety feelings

    it's a roller coaster. I'm 11 weeks on 40 mg

    wish i could level out and settle

    keep us posted how your doing man

  • Posted

    hi mate hope your well have you not had any good days seems very long you would think you would have some good days in that timeframe yeah I'm going through all the usual ringing in the ears high anxiety negative thoughts constant low mood fatigue sweats nausea and the other end aswell no appetite legs feel weak and still have tremors just wish I could get back to normal been through hell

  • Posted

    iv had a few good days but not as many as i would like. i sent you a pm buddy

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