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   Posted 5/26/2010 6:36 AM (GMT -6)   
confused  Alright I went to see my doctor today and he has given me a new med to help me sleep now I have googled it and I really don't understand why he has given it too me Trifluoperazine Hydrochloride. Has anyone else ever tried it? He tells me if I get a rash to stop taking them straight away. When don't I have a rash I asked my Dh. My body is stressed well that would be from the constant pain and lack off sleep wouldn't it I asked? The constant headackes
He was helpful don't get me wrong and he gave me painkillers theyare too last me a week then go back to him too see if the new meds have worked or not. I am supppering from depression, again that I know he wants to see how I am in a week with sleep and if I am no better we will change my antideppression meds.
So the doc was maybe not great today but at least good. But I stand up for what is going on.
Kathy from the land down under where winter has arrived
fibro, cfs,ibs,migraine,menopause

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   Posted 5/26/2010 10:06 AM (GMT -6)   
Awww Kathy, so sorry you are having a rough time right now. I have never heard of that med myself so I can't offer any info. I can offer a big hug though and hopes that you start feeling better soon, take care.
Gentle Hugs,
Fibromyalgia, Chronic daily headaches, Migraine disorder (with and without aura), GERD, High blood pressure, Depression and Anxiety
Oxycontin, Flexeril as needed, Lopressor, Lexapro, Omeprazole, Clonazepam as needed, Promethazine as needed for nausea from migraines

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   Posted 5/26/2010 10:36 AM (GMT -6)   
Hmmm, everything I'm reading about it says it's for Schizophrenia and Anxiety.

Maybe he feels your sleeplessness is because of anxiety. I sure hope it helps you though.


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   Posted 5/26/2010 2:42 PM (GMT -6)   
Good luck, Kathy. I've never heard of that, either. But the 2 things I take regularly for fibro aren't really for fibro either, they're for seizures or depression....meds!!
    Diagnosed: Fibromyalgia, possible Meniere's, elevated liver enzymes, skin grafting on back, arthritis, scoliosis, lumbar disc damage, sciatica, IBS, migraine headaches, tachycardia, skin cancer surgeries on face
    Meds: Nortriptyline, Clonazepam, Darvocet as needed
    Multivitamins, l-lysine, probiotics, magnesium, malic acid, calcium + vit. D, vit. C
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Be yourself.  Everyone else is already taken.

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   Posted 5/27/2010 8:10 AM (GMT -6)   
Thaks for the good wishes, the tablets where a waste of money or they need to be in a lot bigger doses.

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