Medication Articles

Zoloft and Klonopin Sing A Frustrating Lullaby

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014

Here’s what my days have looked like lately: wake up around noon. Wash up, put “real” clothes on (maybe), and immediately regret waking up so late. Thanks, meds.


Withdrawing From Celexa: Yeah, Um, That Didn’t Really Work

Sunday, January 12th, 2014

That’s where I gave up. If I couldn’t even check the mail without Xanax, I couldn’t survive day-to-day life with a fetus swimming around in my uterus. Would it drown in my adrenaline?


Help! My Cold Meds Make Me Anxious. What ELSE Can I Do?

Saturday, December 21st, 2013

Have an anxiety disorder? Hate being sick? Throw some cold meds into the mix and you might really end up feeling bonkers.


Help! My Cold Meds Make Me Anxious. What Can I Do?

Friday, December 20th, 2013

Why overload my body with a medicine that might be just as effective at half strength?


Withdrawing From Celexa: Keep Calm And Carry Vegetables (Part 1)

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

I decided to make the next dosage cut: 20 mg to 15 mg. I would have preferred a brief hiatus at 17.5 mg, but measuring out seven-eighths of a pinky nail-sized pill would be, frankly, a pain in the ass.


You Asked: Was Celexa An Effective Treatment For Your Panic Attacks?

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

I kept hearing the same old line from my doctor about how if I still needed a benzodiazepine to get through a day at work or a trip to the store, then my Celexa dosage was wrong.


Tapering Off Of Celexa: My First Two Weeks

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

I’ve forgotten to keep a detailed journal — in part because life is keeping me busy with life-y things like work and buying a house and stuff — and I’m wondering if I’ve suffered less because of it.


Tales From The Anxiety Med-Go-Round: That Twinkle In My Eye

Saturday, May 4th, 2013

I want to make a baby, and I don’t want Baby swimming in SSRI soup.


Tales From The Anxiety Med-Go-Round: Fool Me Twice, Shame On Me

Thursday, April 18th, 2013

“If you don’t like Celexa, you don’t have to continue taking it,” my doctor said. Yeah, I thought. I’ve heard that story before.


Tales From The Anxiety Med-Go-Round: The Buspar Brain Zaps

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

“I think you’d feel much better if you tried some medication other than Xanax,” he said. His concern was genuine. “Instead of treating your panic as it happens, we should try to prevent it.”


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