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Has Anyone Here Taken Topamax Before, If So Was There Any Bad Side Effects?

A MyDepressionTeam Member asked a question 💭

Doctor just started me on it, for chronic migraines. Has Topamax helped anyone else with their migraines?

A MyDepressionTeam Member

I was prescribed Topomax for depression. I have a feeling she felt Zi was bipolar as she had added Depakote also. I have heard success with migraines. The best side effect was losing weight. Food… read more

Dealing With Symptoms Or Side Effects?

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This is my own personal experience... I had been taking a low dose of Seroquel for about 2 ½ years, feeling very depressed and low, my psychiatrist decided to take me off Seroquel I was prescribed Bupropion. I feel like a lot of the symptoms that I was accrediting to depression, were side effects. Extreme fatigue, grogginess, difficulty focusing. If I went to a depressive mind set I would be consumed by suicidal thoughts. Another thing... I have a severe neck injury, I have been… read more

A MyDepressionTeam Member

I'm forced to leave do to work

How Does Anyone Deal Or Handle Bi Polar And Depression? I Believe This Is Why I Have No Friends

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A MyDepressionTeam Member

@A MyDepressionTeam Member Yeah I was never "allowed" to have time between hospitalizations and going back to work. But that was a long time ago. Do you like your job? It's hard for me to recall what… read more

Adderall

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Does anyone know if this works for bpd? X

A MyDepressionTeam Member

I've been prescribed Ritalin off label for depression and have had a good experience. Relieves depressive feelings and helps focus and ability to function. I also take Xanax for anxiety. My Dr. is… read more

I Feel Nothing. Im And Empty Shell Without A Soul!

A MyDepressionTeam Member asked a question 💭

What is making me feel this way. The bipolar or schizo affective disorder? The social anxiety or adhd? Or the borderline personality? Or is it all the meds i take? I take a lot of psych meds not to mention the meds i take for my physical ailments.

A MyDepressionTeam Member

Effexor topamax xanax adderall trazadone seroquel.

Ritalin

A MyDepressionTeam Member asked a question 💭

I have taken Riralin before, but for ADHD and it works wonders for me.I have now been diagnosed with depression, if I took Ritalin now would it help for the depression, have been on a few other depression meds that have had violent side effects on me and I have gone back to 5 HTP again but I am not sure if this is sufficient.

A MyDepressionTeam Member

I don't know if you have tried it, but lamictal and trileptal are used for people that have depression that other medications have not worked for. I am sensitive to a lot and all medications, but Toparead more

Does Anyone Feel Their Medication Is Not Helping For Their Anxiety And/or Depression?

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I'm worried that I am treatment resistant. I am on a few medications for severe depression and severe anxiety but I still depressed/anxious. Has anyone else had this problem? I am on Welbutrin XL, Zoloft, Abilify, Elavil and Vistaril

A MyDepressionTeam Member

I've been med resistant for past 5 years. Tried a lot of different combos. Even tried electroshock therapy. I'm restarting sprivato next week with the new meds they put me on. My Dr is hopeful and I'm… read more

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)

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Started TMS this week, 3 treatments so far. Those of you that found TMS helpful in treating your Depression, about how long did it take to start feeling a difference? I know everyone is different, but it would be nice to hear any feelings or time frames on how long it took to start feeling better. Thank you!

A MyDepressionTeam Member

Shelly, I'm on Spravato (and a host of other meds). Part of my treatment resistant major depression is PTSD. I wonder if TMS would work for me, I'd LOVE to forget about a lot of things.

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Does Anyone Find It Hard To Focus And Memorize?

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A MyDepressionTeam Member

Yes I'm trying to work. And it's so difficult.

Two Questions Pins And Needles With Anxiety. Anger And Anxiety.

A MyDepressionTeam Member asked a question 💭

When you are super anxious, maybe its been building up all day do you ever start to get pins and needles? I feel them in my head mostly so I know its not anything else. Plus ive talked to my doctor and she said I should talk to my shrink and he said that that IS a side effect of anxiety but i was just wondering how do you all deal with it? Its really hard to make it stop. When im having that I actually am not angry, more scared
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Anger and anxiety.
I never thought of myself… read more

A MyDepressionTeam Member

When I feel like this I go for a long walk in the country,listening to bird song and Rippling water calms me so much x