When will this end

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I am in a deep depression at the moment. After stupidly taking an overdose of venlafaxine which i have been on for a good few years. my medication was then changed to mirtazapine 30mg then up to 45mg. Then olanzapine was added. I was still taking venlafaxine 37.5mg as well. After a while prozac was added as well by a psychatrist. Saw a different psychatrist and have been taken off prozac and the venlafaxine has been put up. I am hoping and praying that I will come out of this episode as its the worst I've ever felt. Any helpful messages would help.

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    Also I have no appetite at all and was told that mirtazapine was meant to give you an appetite!
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    hI Kat,

    it sounds like your Dr had you on too many combinations of drugs which is not always useful for the patient.  I hope you feel better soon.

    Richard

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    I know it may not feel like it at the moment but you will feel better in time. From my own experience I know that changes are slow, but they do happen. Do you have a supportive friend who you can talk to about how you are feeling? When I was very low I felt that I couldn't impose myself on anyone, but good friends want to help. Hang on in there!
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      I've got out of depression before so I know I will eventually do it again but this episode does seem a lot worse. Don't know if the menopause has anything to do with it. I have very understanding family who I can talk to anytime. Thank you for taking time to reply.
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