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Medications

Medications

Has anyone become dependent on using Klonipin for sleep and had difficulty getting off it?

A MyDepressionTeam Member

I can literally stay up all night without the klonopin. I take one mg a night or else I get no sleep. I have been taking xanax for years and was switched to klonopin so the dr can ween me off of it… read more

Trouble Sleeping

Trouble Sleeping

I’ve have trouble sleeping staying asleep most night only three hrs sleep. Any hints get good night rest

A MyDepressionTeam Member

I take doxepin it's a non narcotic antidepressant that is sometimes used for sleep about 50 to 75 mg and I'm usually out for 4 to 8 hours and there's no hangover

Klonopin

Klonopin

I have been prescribed clonazepam for restless leg sometimes it works to calm the legs sometimes it doesn't

A MyDepressionTeam Member

My ex-psychiatrist had me on this awful med for over 12 years. I found out, like other benzodiazepines, it is addicting and can make you drowsy. Somehow I managed to go cold turkey but have a friend… read more

Does Anyone Take A Combination Of 2 Or 3 Or More, Of Medications?

Does Anyone Take A Combination Of 2 Or 3 Or More, Of Medications?

I am taking 60mg Cymbalta per day and 10mg Valium to help me sleep for anxiety and severe depression.

A MyDepressionTeam Member

yes I take Venlafaxine and hydroxyzine. Sometimes I wonder if it does any good! Im still having anxiety and not being able to sleep!

How Difficult Is It To Wean Off Of Klonopin?

How Difficult Is It To Wean Off Of Klonopin?

I'd like to hear from anyone who has had to wean off Klonopin. I'm starting that process next week after having been on it for several years, and I've been told it is tough to do so. Thank you. Cindy

A MyDepressionTeam Member

You have to ween off it slowly. Cant quit cold turkey as it will mess you up mentally

Klonopin

Klonopin

Can you please help me to have taken Klonopin for ten years what should best to get off Klonopin I am 05 mg

A MyDepressionTeam Member

I was on @klonopin for about 5 years and didn’t realize how addicted I was to it until I stopped taking by it. I had withdrawals for a month. It was the worst feeling ever. Be safe. If I were you I’d… read more

Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)

Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)

Hi. I suffer from major depression and anxiety and have suicidal thoughts nearly every day and I am wondering if ECT would be right for me. I'm on clonazepam aka klonopin for my anxiety and it seems to work quite well though I know they don't recommend taking it long term. I take a low dose of abilify and take 150mg of Zoloft each morning for my depression and I'm not sure if either 1 is working
Who do i talk to about the possibility of ECT? I see my psychiatrist for the first time tomorrow… read more

A MyDepressionTeam Member

There's also Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) for depression. I believe it's a more modern type of therapy. Perhaps ask your doc(s) about that, too. And it MAY be less "damaging" than ECT.

Worry About Everything

Worry About Everything

I worry about everything, big or small. Always feeling negative. Has increased in past few months out of nowhere. Anyone else?

A MyDepressionTeam Member

I know what you mean with my chronic illness, I am in bed a lot or can't do any physical labor,unless it sends me to the hospital. So, its hard to stay busy like that. Seems like I get tired and its… read more

Anti Anxiety Medication

Anti Anxiety Medication

What is the best one out there.

A MyDepressionTeam Member

I think Wellbutrin can raise anxiety. I love it for an antidepressant -- can't function without it. I take klonopin along with gabapentin for anxiety. I've taken Zoloft and buspar for anxiety and… read more

Remeron With Seroquel

Remeron With Seroquel

Hi everyone . I was put on Remeron in 2019 along with klonopin by my psychiatrist . )I haven’t had luck with SSRIs) it worked for over a year , but my anxiety was still bad so my doctor added gabapentin and then wanted me to wean off klonopin . I finally did back in October and I was only taking it for emergencies . I felt great . He said he thinks I have bipolar disorder . He put me on a low low dose of Seroquel but I felt so great I didn’t want to mess anything up . Some traumatic things… read more

A MyDepressionTeam Member

My Doctor tool me off Remron when he prescribe Seraquel. Said you should not take both meds. ????. George