Seroquel for anxiety, social anxiety & PTSD
I have had anxiety & social anxiety since childhood, i am 59 female. My PCP has always treated me I have been on Xanax for at least 15 years I currently take a half milligram at bedtime on a regular basis and I take a half a milligram whenever I’m having an anxiety issue. I only get 24 1 milligram pills per month so I make them last all month. I have tried Prozac but I did not like the way that it made me feel. I also tried Cymbalta and had a major panic attack after just two pills and had to go on high doses of Xanax and Xanax XR to get through that. My PCP now wants me to take Seroquel titrated up to 200 milligrams per night. After reading all the side effects of it it literally gave me an anxiety attack just reading it. I know when I tell him that I can’t take this pill he’s going to be upset with me has that’s the way he is. Anyone have used Seroquel for anxiety and PTSD here. Thank you.
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“That may have been before my time lol”
Too bad they don’t have a joke section here.
That’s a good one. Hahahaha
@jakedduck1 Back to ya there Jake. Modesto?? Seriously? Grin.
Yeah yeah I know.
jake- That's a wonderful idea- jokes are great for tension relief and for putting things in perspective. When things are bad we are so tough on ourselves and that leads to feeling even worse. Everything has a humorous side. Humor changes horrible experiences and feelings into something else.
So what is the most humorous "medical" thing or illness thing that has happened to you?
Here,s a joke A women called the poison line ,her daughter ate ants ,the medical student told her they weren't poisoness thank goodness the women said but I thought they where and gave her ant poison yikes!
This is a very addictive drug. Very difficult to come off of. But it does help, especially with sleep.
Welcome @pharis022 . It is addictive because the drug changes something in our brain, or enhances something that affects our moods and sleep and stops hot flashes for some of us.
Are you trying to withdraw?
Chuckle chuckle lol. Laughter is a great treatment for depression.
I can’t think of anything really funny although I enjoyed calling my Neurologist a “Cretin quack.” And a couple other things I won’t repeat here.