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Practical real-life tips for hundreds of medications
Never try to quit cold turkey. You have to TAPER off the drug, or else you'll have a foggy mind and run into walls and door frames!
44 year old male taking Lexapro
The first two weeks I had pretty bad side effects but I'm glad I stuck with it because they went away and the benefits kicked in.
33 year old female taking Citalopram
It helped getting to sleep, but didn't stop me from waking up during the night(19 times according to my fitbit).
61 year old female taking Ambien
Taking it in the am vs. the pm meant less bouts of insomnia or challenges going to sleep.
30 year old female taking Lexapro
Take it regularly-don't skip and don't quit too soon. Like depression the effects slide gently up on you - there's no 'bang, I'm better'.
65 year old male taking Wellbutrin
Find the right dosage. When first prescribed for me, the dosage was way too high, leaving me feeling like a zombie (but not suicidal anymore).
52 year old male taking Prozac
The worse side effect was the narcotic/fatigued/brain foggy feeling. Tried to stick it out but the three/day was too much!
53 year old male taking Gabapentin
1) It will affect concentration so take at night. 2) It will affect your kidneys so get bloodwork done regularly. 3) It will affect your mood at high doses.
40 year old female taking Topamax
It often takes 20 minutes or so to start working. However, there are Clonazepam sublingual wafers available that are faster acting.
35 year old male taking Clonazepam