Welcome to the forum,you will find the support that you are looking for here. As Darren said everyone is great on this site.
Do you have health insurance? if so I would get yourself right to the doctor asap.
My doctor put me on a combo of anti depressants,and pain meds. I think that the pain meds did help,but as you say the side effects can be harsh.
You also need to think about
talking to someone that can help you find out what has triggered the depression.That is the only way you are going to be able to heal.
Chronic Depression, Panic Attacks,Anxiety Attacks,Anorexia
Meds I have taken throughout the years:Wellbutrin,Tranxene,Paxil,Prozac,Valium,
Currently taking none.www.healingwell.com/donatewww.myspace.com/ShynSassy315
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