Psych Central

Go Back   Forums at Psych Central > >



advertisement
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-13-2018, 11:30 AM   #1
99fairies
Grand Poohbah
99fairies relieved
 
Member Since: Sep 2015
Location: Alberta canada
Posts: 1,801
My Mood: My side effect med

3 yr Member
2,607 hugs
given
Default My side effect med

I know you're all pretty sick of reading about this, but my side effect med wasn't taking the pain away but it was taking the edge off. Now I'm out and everyone is out. The drug company, the pharmacies, none...at all! No one has any idea when they will be in again. So here I lay, wanting my meds.
I'm just hoping the splitting of the geodon helps...not so far.
__________________
Bipolar 1
lamictal
geodon
zoplicone

Last edited by 99fairies; 02-13-2018 at 11:45 AM..
99fairies is offline   Reply With Quote
"Thanks for this!" says:

advertisement
Old 02-13-2018, 11:47 AM   #2
Anonymous50909
Guest
Anonymous50909 has no updates. Edit
 
Posts: n/a
Default Re: My side effect med

Not sick of reading about it. Happy you are comfortable sharing. Sorry about the meds as I know how awful this is for you. Hugs my friend.
  Reply With Quote
"Thanks for this!" says:
Old 02-13-2018, 11:53 AM   #3
Guiness187055
Grand Magnate
 
Guiness187055's Avatar
Guiness187055 has no updates.
 
Member Since: Mar 2017
Location: Florida
Posts: 3,570 (SuperPoster!)
My Mood: My side effect med

467 hugs
given
PC PoohBah!
Default Re: My side effect med

I don't understand why the pharmacy can't keep it in stock if you order it every month.
__________________
Dx bipolar1
Rx Abilify 20mg
Rx Wellbutrin 300mg XL
Rx Xanax 1mg prn
Rx Lamictal 200mg
Rx Lithium 900mg
Rx Valium 5mg prn
Rx Seroquel 200mg



What have I become
My sweetest friend
Everyone I know
Goes away in the end
And you could have it all
My empire of dirt
I will let you down
I will make you hurt
Guiness187055 is online now   Reply With Quote
"Thanks for this!" says:
Old 02-13-2018, 11:57 AM   #4
99fairies
Grand Poohbah
99fairies relieved
 
Member Since: Sep 2015
Location: Alberta canada
Posts: 1,801
My Mood: My side effect med

3 yr Member
2,607 hugs
given
Default Re: My side effect med

I don't know either.
__________________
Bipolar 1
lamictal
geodon
zoplicone
99fairies is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-2018, 02:35 PM   #5
99fairies
Grand Poohbah
99fairies relieved
 
Member Since: Sep 2015
Location: Alberta canada
Posts: 1,801
My Mood: My side effect med

3 yr Member
2,607 hugs
given
Default Re: My side effect med

Just found out that the drug company isn't producing anymore of my med for 12 months. I don't know what to do.
__________________
Bipolar 1
lamictal
geodon
zoplicone
99fairies is offline   Reply With Quote
"Thanks for this!" says:
Old 02-13-2018, 03:49 PM   #6
still_crazy
Poohbah
still_crazy has no updates.
 
Member Since: Oct 2016
Location: United States of America
Posts: 1,348
2,534 hugs
given
Default Re: My side effect med

oh man. that's rough. i don't have any suggestions, except maybe talk to a doctor about...some kind of replacement, or something to at least take the edge off for a while...
still_crazy is offline   Reply With Quote
"Thanks for this!" says:
Old 02-13-2018, 04:18 PM   #7
99fairies
Grand Poohbah
99fairies relieved
 
Member Since: Sep 2015
Location: Alberta canada
Posts: 1,801
My Mood: My side effect med

3 yr Member
2,607 hugs
given
Default Re: My side effect med

My pdoc said I tried everything thats available and procycladine is the only one that works for me.
__________________
Bipolar 1
lamictal
geodon
zoplicone
99fairies is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-2018, 05:02 PM   #8
Miguel'smom
Legendary
 
Miguel'smom's Avatar
Miguel'smom has no updates.
 
Member Since: Apr 2012
Location: Earth
Posts: 11,628 (SuperPoster!)
My Mood: My side effect med

5 yr Member
3,732 hugs
given
PC PoohBah!
Default Re: My side effect med

Maybe try another AP medication at a low dose?
__________________
Dx:
Me- BP1 100 mg lamictal ODT, ambien 5 mg
Husband- Bipolar 1
Son- mood disorder nos


Comfortable broken and happy
Miguel'smom is offline   Reply With Quote
"Thanks for this!" says:
Old 02-13-2018, 05:12 PM   #9
99fairies
Grand Poohbah
99fairies relieved
 
Member Since: Sep 2015
Location: Alberta canada
Posts: 1,801
My Mood: My side effect med

3 yr Member
2,607 hugs
given
Default Re: My side effect med

Geodon works well for me. I'm gonna cut my dose in half and see if it helps.
__________________
Bipolar 1
lamictal
geodon
zoplicone
99fairies is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-2018, 05:23 PM   #10
99fairies
Grand Poohbah
99fairies relieved
 
Member Since: Sep 2015
Location: Alberta canada
Posts: 1,801
My Mood: My side effect med

3 yr Member
2,607 hugs
given
Default Re: My side effect med

My pdoc said the only AP that helps dystonia is clozapine. I gained 50 pounds on that shiit. I finally lost those 50 pounds and I don't want to put it back on. But I dont want to go through this pain for an entire year, so I need to decide.
__________________
Bipolar 1
lamictal
geodon
zoplicone
99fairies is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:14 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® — Copyright © 2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.



advertisement

 

The material on this site is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice,
diagnosis or treatment provided by a qualified health care provider.
Always consult your doctor or mental health professional before trying anything you read here.

 

HomeAbout UsContact UsPrivacy PolicyTerms of UseDisclaimer
Forums HomeCommunity GuidelinesHelp


 
Helplines and Lifelines