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molly70
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   Posted 12/28/2009 2:16 PM (GMT -7)   
turn have been switched to three different meds because of the side effects. I get Akathesia and than I get sluggish I also get headaches I am so tired of trying new meds it's pitiful.smhair
Bi-Polar Manic Depressive with Rapid Cycling, Degenerative Disc Disease.


serafena
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   Posted 12/29/2009 4:33 PM (GMT -7)   
I'm so sorry to hear that molly,

It's exhausting trying new meds all the time. You're starting 3 new ones at once! That's a lot. How will they know what works and what doesn't?

serafena
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Stormienite
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   Posted 12/29/2009 9:14 PM (GMT -7)   
Wow three at once?  I can imagine the stress.
Rapid Cycling Bipolar Disorder (and about a dozen other things)
300mg Lamictal
90mg Pamalor
60mg Prevacid
2mg Niravam (Xanax)


sukay
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   Posted 12/30/2009 1:32 AM (GMT -7)   
I feel stupid.  What is Akathesia? confused
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serafena
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   Posted 12/30/2009 4:13 PM (GMT -7)   
Sukay:

From good 'ol Wikipedia:

"Akathisia, or acathisia, is a syndrome characterized by unpleasant sensations of "inner" restlessness that manifests itself with an inability to sit still or remain motionless"
Serafena
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