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What Depression Medication Works For You?

What Depression Medication Works For You?

I am currently undergoing a change in depression meds. Without being weaned off of duloxetine, I am now taking 150mg of Wellbutrin XL. Since the change, I have had a couple moments of complete clarity, like I felt before things went really wrong in my life. My parents both died within years of each other; my grandparents died soon after my parents; and four years ago my son passed away. I want to have more moments of clarity, because it felt so good...I didn't want it to… read more

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

Welbutrin gave me more energy, although that was still relative.

I once had that moment I think you are talking about. It lasted a few minutes. I felt happy.... I felt joy.... It felt pleasant and fulfilling and satisfying. I felt at peace and filled with delight. It was unbelievable, and when it was over i cried a little because i realized thats how i could be feeling if i didnt have depression. My psychiatrist said it happens to healthy people about 2 or 3 times a day. Wow.!

He said that in that moment, my meds and brain chemistry and my body and the weather and the air and everything just lined up perfectly. He said it was a sign that I was slowly getting better.

posted over 3 years ago
A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

When I was deep in my depressive state I turned to exercise, running, I ran, I even ran a marathon or two, the feeling I got from that was out of this world,Not only did I beat depression, I did something for myself, that I thought I'd never ever do, I found it very hard to go outside let alone run,I used to use every trick in the book, to stay indoors,..

posted over 3 years ago
A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

Bless you be kind to yourself,you been to hell and back by the sound of it ,healing takes time with all the trauma ,you have experienced xx❤️❤️

posted over 3 years ago
A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

I'm so glad you feel better, a hug! X

posted over 3 years ago
A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

Thank you for your story. That makes me feel better.

posted over 3 years ago
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