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   Posted 5/22/2008 1:35 PM (GMT -6)   
I am back from my dctors.  I went off Topamax because some people are showing neurological based personality disorders if they take it long term and I was already am having fugue states.  I am going off the Lexapro and back on the Wellbutrin.  I also went off the haldol and onto a mix of 6mg. Risperdal and 10-15mg. Zyprexa.  He also added 45mg. of Restoril at night since I cannot sleep (I take it w/Clonodine .2mg & Deseryl 300mg.) The Restoril didn't help so I think our next shot is an anesthesia capsule or oral liquid drug dosed to knock me out based on bedtime and when I want wake up.   Today is a very bad day. I got my keys taken away after I grabbed a bottle of pills yesterday and while he was bring them from the drug store and tried to take them all  SO today I feel bad and am sore from our stuggle but still alive.  Since the I might be taking an anesthetic, does anyone here do that or have done that?  Did it work?
quietpain- sorry for all my bad spelling
parnate 120
wellbutrin 450
vyvanxe 100
librium  80-120
riperdal 6
zyprexa `10-15
clonodine 0.2
deserly 300
restoril  45
benedryl  300

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   Posted 5/22/2008 1:42 PM (GMT -6)   
Gosh, you have had a time of it. I really hope you get to feeling better today. Stay strong.
I hope the new medication combination works better for you. I take my Seroquel at night to help me sleep too. Otherwise, I wouldn't sleep. Good luck.

"I'm not crazy; I'm just a little unwell."  Matchbox Twenty

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   Posted 5/22/2008 5:12 PM (GMT -6)   
Did you ever try Sinequan? It's an older a/d. I'm not bipolar but I did have severe insomnia with major depression years ago and it worked great. That was after trying Tylenol 3, Seroquel, Ambien, Deseryl, remeron, etc.
40 yrs young
dx UC (pancolitis) Dec 03 then re-dx to Crohns colitis April 04 then re-dx again to UC Dec 07-currently taking no meds and in remission

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   Posted 5/23/2008 12:39 PM (GMT -6)   
Sorry you had such a bad day yesterday. I hope that you are feeling better today. And don't worry about the spelling, LOL.
I don't suffer from insanity, I enjoy every minute of it!

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   Posted 5/23/2008 2:21 PM (GMT -6)   
What a lot of changes for one visit. I don't know how you keep it all straight. What a terrible day. I don't know what prompted you to feel the need to take a bottle of pills, but I hope you will feel better soon. You know to call the Suicide Hotline if you ever feel the urge, right? 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)

take care,
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Bipolar II

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