when should you tell your dr.

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   Posted 4/18/2008 1:54 PM (GMT -6)   
i went to my dr. on monday of this week and he made me stop trying to get off of my meds,i take klonopin 3 x a day morning 0500am 1000am and again before i go to bed .5mg each i also take remeron 30mg this is suppose to make your mood better plus other things i have been taking these 2 meds for 6 weeks and only in the morning to afternoon is my worse time 0500am to around 2pm then i am fine the rest  of the day until in the morning,can any one help me or tell me which med is causing these side affects,weakness in the arms and legs,no mood,sometimes hot flashes,i just dont feel like me something has taken the real me away please help?

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   Posted 4/18/2008 5:52 PM (GMT -6)   

Dear bulldog,

This has happened to me when they upped my Cymbalta to 120mg.  I just did not feel like me, I felt like I was in a fog.  Many people react similar to this same way from their meds.

Talk to your Dr as maybe your dose is to high or possibly a differnt schedule for when to take the meds may help.  Please don't sit home feeling bad, go get that help.  We are here for you all the way.

Hugs to ya

Kitt, Moderator: Anxiety ~ Panic 
Not a mental health professional of any kind
It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.~Mahatma Gandhi~

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   Posted 4/18/2008 9:19 PM (GMT -6)   

Hi Bulldog, I don't have any experience with those meds, but I know that when I have changed doses or meds I sometimes feel like I'm living in a dream for a while.  It usually goes away, but If you are feeling concerned, tell your doc right away.  I wish you all the best, as Kitt said, we are here for you.

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   Posted 4/18/2008 9:47 PM (GMT -6)   

Count me in too. When I've had dosage changes - or way back when while my doctor and I were still figuring out the best med for me - I've gotten foggy and in that flat-mood-not-me place.

I hope you and your doctor can find the best choices real soon!


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   Posted 4/19/2008 12:51 AM (GMT -6)   
i know i experience muscle weekness i am not sure if its the lexapro or the klonopin, i also have brain fog to sometimes i got watch myself are i will do something goofy like today i went to a mexican resturant and had a lemon for my drink and almost dipped it in the dip, tongue
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