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#181 Lorin

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Posted 12 May 2017 - 05:42 AM

Hello All, it's been a long time since I have logged in here and posted.  My story is located here:

 

http://survivinganti...m-aeroman/?st=0

 

I have been good, fully recovered from Lexapro and Cipro use.  I don't think about withdrawal anymore.  The answer was TIME and GOD in both cases.  For those that are new to withdrawal, don't fret, you will be OK.  I know the beginning months are scary but it won't last forever.  Feel free to ask me questions as I am sure you will have many..especially doubts within yourself.

 

Aeroman

hi dear
1.did you had lack of sleep during wd?
i men hole nights without a sleep?
if yes,did you found for it sםlution?
2.what you men by say"No other experience has strengthened my mind like being in SSRI w/d"?

3.for what you took drugs?

thank you
 


2007-2015- zoloft 100 mg
5-8/2015 taper zoloft 12.5 mg every 2 weeks
3/2016 -11/16 lexapro 20 mg

24/11/16 - 1/1/17 lexapro 15 mg
1/1/17-22/2/2017 lexapro 10 mg
23/2/17-23/3/17- lexapro 7.5 mg

24/3/2017-11/4/17 lexapro 5 mg

11/4/17-lexapro 3.5 mg


#182 Lorin

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Posted 12 May 2017 - 05:55 AM

Hello All, it's been a long time since I have logged in here and posted.  My story is located here:

 

http://survivinganti...m-aeroman/?st=0

 

I have been good, fully recovered from Lexapro and Cipro use.  I don't think about withdrawal anymore.  The answer was TIME and GOD in both cases.  For those that are new to withdrawal, don't fret, you will be OK.  I know the beginning months are scary but it won't last forever.  Feel free to ask me questions as I am sure you will have many..especially doubts within yourself.

 

Aeroman

how did you use "weeks" method?by kearning book?or by Be patient ?


2007-2015- zoloft 100 mg
5-8/2015 taper zoloft 12.5 mg every 2 weeks
3/2016 -11/16 lexapro 20 mg

24/11/16 - 1/1/17 lexapro 15 mg
1/1/17-22/2/2017 lexapro 10 mg
23/2/17-23/3/17- lexapro 7.5 mg

24/3/2017-11/4/17 lexapro 5 mg

11/4/17-lexapro 3.5 mg


#183 mustangwoman

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Posted 15 May 2017 - 05:04 PM

Aeroman so great to hear from you and that you're doing so well.  I remember you from paxil progress as well.  So happy for you!


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Luvox 5/08 100 mg 07/10 40mg via small reductions, 08/10 39mg, 09/10 38mg, 10/10 37mg, 11/10 36mg,2/11 35mg, 5/11 34mg, 8/11 33mg, 11/11 32mg, 01/12 31mg, 03/12 30mg, 4/12 29mg, 5/12 28 mg, 8/12 27 mg, 11/12 26 mg, 1/13 25 mg, 3/13 24 mg, 4/13 23 mg,6/13 22 mg, 7/13 21 mg, 8/13 20mg, 10/13 19 mg, 11/13 18 mg, 12/13 17 mg, 1/14 16 mg, 3/14 13 mg, 9/14 10.9 mg,  1/15 10 mg, 3/15  9 mg,  5/15 8 mg. 11/15 7.12 mg.  4/16  5 mg, 6/16   4.5 mg,  9/16 4.2 mg, 1/17 3.48 mg, 2/17  3.2 mg,  4/17 2.2 mg, 5/17 2.0 mg


#184 Aeroman

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Posted 16 May 2017 - 06:03 AM

 

Hello All, it's been a long time since I have logged in here and posted.  My story is located here:

 

http://survivinganti...m-aeroman/?st=0

 

I have been good, fully recovered from Lexapro and Cipro use.  I don't think about withdrawal anymore.  The answer was TIME and GOD in both cases.  For those that are new to withdrawal, don't fret, you will be OK.  I know the beginning months are scary but it won't last forever.  Feel free to ask me questions as I am sure you will have many..especially doubts within yourself.

 

Aeroman

hi dear
1.did you had lack of sleep during wd?
i men hole nights without a sleep?
if yes,did you found for it sםlution?
2.what you men by say"No other experience has strengthened my mind like being in SSRI w/d"?

3.for what you took drugs?

thank you
 

 

 

1.did you had lack of sleep during wd? YES
i men hole nights without a sleep? YES
if yes,did you found for it sםlution?  Yes, TIME.
2.what you men by say"No other experience has strengthened my mind like being in SSRI w/d"?  Meaning that this experience in wd strengthen me.

3.for what you took drugs?  ????

thank you


Lexparo 10mg user for 2.5 years. Last dose was 2/27/2008 after a fast 1 month taper. Recovered around 2011. Had issues with depression, anxiety, akathasia, inner restlessness, vertigo, insomnia, loss of appetite, eye floaters just to name a few. Basically rode it out, employing the Dr. Claire Weekes method.

Took Cipro in July of 2014 and have been having set backs with nausea, vertigo, anxiety (racing thoughts), and depression the last half of 2014.

#185 Aeroman

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Posted 16 May 2017 - 06:04 AM

 

Hello All, it's been a long time since I have logged in here and posted.  My story is located here:

 

http://survivinganti...m-aeroman/?st=0

 

I have been good, fully recovered from Lexapro and Cipro use.  I don't think about withdrawal anymore.  The answer was TIME and GOD in both cases.  For those that are new to withdrawal, don't fret, you will be OK.  I know the beginning months are scary but it won't last forever.  Feel free to ask me questions as I am sure you will have many..especially doubts within yourself.

 

Aeroman

how did you use "weeks" method?by kearning book?or by Be patient ?

 

If you get her book, she explains it in there.  Its quiet simple concept but takes practice to get it to work.  And it does work. 


Lexparo 10mg user for 2.5 years. Last dose was 2/27/2008 after a fast 1 month taper. Recovered around 2011. Had issues with depression, anxiety, akathasia, inner restlessness, vertigo, insomnia, loss of appetite, eye floaters just to name a few. Basically rode it out, employing the Dr. Claire Weekes method.

Took Cipro in July of 2014 and have been having set backs with nausea, vertigo, anxiety (racing thoughts), and depression the last half of 2014.

#186 Aeroman

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Posted 16 May 2017 - 06:04 AM

Aeroman so great to hear from you and that you're doing so well.  I remember you from paxil progress as well.  So happy for you!

Hello!  Hope you are doing well!  Thanks for checking in.


Lexparo 10mg user for 2.5 years. Last dose was 2/27/2008 after a fast 1 month taper. Recovered around 2011. Had issues with depression, anxiety, akathasia, inner restlessness, vertigo, insomnia, loss of appetite, eye floaters just to name a few. Basically rode it out, employing the Dr. Claire Weekes method.

Took Cipro in July of 2014 and have been having set backs with nausea, vertigo, anxiety (racing thoughts), and depression the last half of 2014.

#187 Lorin

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Posted 16 May 2017 - 11:09 PM

 

 

Hello All, it's been a long time since I have logged in here and posted.  My story is located here:

 

http://survivinganti...m-aeroman/?st=0

 

I have been good, fully recovered from Lexapro and Cipro use.  I don't think about withdrawal anymore.  The answer was TIME and GOD in both cases.  For those that are new to withdrawal, don't fret, you will be OK.  I know the beginning months are scary but it won't last forever.  Feel free to ask me questions as I am sure you will have many..especially doubts within yourself.

 

Aeroman

hi dear
1.did you had lack of sleep during wd?
i men hole nights without a sleep?
if yes,did you found for it sםlution?
2.what you men by say"No other experience has strengthened my mind like being in SSRI w/d"?

3.for what you took drugs?

thank you
 

 

 

1.did you had lack of sleep during wd? YES
i men hole nights without a sleep? YES
if yes,did you found for it sםlution?  Yes, TIME.
2.what you men by say"No other experience has strengthened my mind like being in SSRI w/d"?  Meaning that this experience in wd strengthen me.

3.for what you took drugs?  ????

thank you

 

thank you for you answers
1.i mean what the resones you took ssri?for what?
2.so you learn to help yourself by the book itself?


2007-2015- zoloft 100 mg
5-8/2015 taper zoloft 12.5 mg every 2 weeks
3/2016 -11/16 lexapro 20 mg

24/11/16 - 1/1/17 lexapro 15 mg
1/1/17-22/2/2017 lexapro 10 mg
23/2/17-23/3/17- lexapro 7.5 mg

24/3/2017-11/4/17 lexapro 5 mg

11/4/17-lexapro 3.5 mg


#188 Aeroman

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Posted 17 May 2017 - 01:27 PM

I took it for anxiety and depression.

 

the book explained why I was going through what i was going through.  After you practice it, it works.  In summary, if a pending panic attack wants to hit me or one that comes out of the blue, I basically tell it to bring it on and not run away from it.  The more I tell it to bring it on, the more I am convinced that a panic attack/anxiety will not hurt me.  Over some time, the attacks become less intense, less frequent.  It's genius!  


Lexparo 10mg user for 2.5 years. Last dose was 2/27/2008 after a fast 1 month taper. Recovered around 2011. Had issues with depression, anxiety, akathasia, inner restlessness, vertigo, insomnia, loss of appetite, eye floaters just to name a few. Basically rode it out, employing the Dr. Claire Weekes method.

Took Cipro in July of 2014 and have been having set backs with nausea, vertigo, anxiety (racing thoughts), and depression the last half of 2014.

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Posted 20 May 2017 - 05:52 AM

Aeroman, I was thinking this am and I wanted to come on here and thank you so very much for coming back. Believe me when I say, I do understand why , after a person is recovered, they might never ever want to return to the site for various reasons, but I am so thankful for you, and all those like you, who have come back for us, those still in the tapering path and recovery path. Those of us who do very much need to hear the words, "you will recovery, this too shall pass" and then allow us to bombard you with questions. It has meant so much to me and I want to again, tell you, thank you so much!!!!😘
I do take Flonase,also take Zyrtec on and off. Maybe twice per week. I am on Vit. C, B-complex, Vit. D, selenium, Vit E, fish oil, and l-lysine and thats it. No street drugs. No alcohol. 9/2006 Welbutrin XL 150mg, Began Weaning June 15, 2015, Alternating days, changed each mos. Oct 2015 switch to Immediate release 37.5mg. mid october 2015 down to 18.75, (9.37mg twice daily. stayed there one mos.) Dec 2015 down to 9.37mg in AM and 7mg in PM, January 2016 down to 7mg AM and 4.6mg in PM. 4/5/16 cut down what I thought was 2.5 to 3mg. From 4/16/16 until yesterday, was not doing well. 4/20/16, 37.5mg yesterday for first time. 4/21/16 Two days now on 37.5mg. 4/22/16 took monitors advise and dropped dose to 18.75, split dose ,twice daily, now holding.

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Posted 20 May 2017 - 05:57 AM

Aeroman, I was thinking this am and I wanted to come on here and thank you so very much for coming back. Believe me when I say, I do understand why , after a person is recovered, they might never ever want to return to the site for various reasons, but I am so thankful for you, and all those like you, who have come back for us, those still in the tapering path and recovery path. Those of us who do very much need to hear the words, "you will recovery, this too shall pass" and then allow us to bombard you with questions. It has meant so much to me and I want to again, tell you, thank you so much!!!!😘

you're very welcome!
Lexparo 10mg user for 2.5 years. Last dose was 2/27/2008 after a fast 1 month taper. Recovered around 2011. Had issues with depression, anxiety, akathasia, inner restlessness, vertigo, insomnia, loss of appetite, eye floaters just to name a few. Basically rode it out, employing the Dr. Claire Weekes method.

Took Cipro in July of 2014 and have been having set backs with nausea, vertigo, anxiety (racing thoughts), and depression the last half of 2014.

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Posted 20 May 2017 - 11:16 AM

Hi Aeroman,

 

So great to hear about your success, feeling very happy for you!

 

You mentioned that you had bad anxiety and fear, so I was wondering exactly how bad was it? I'm constantly on the verge of panic attack and get only a few hours here and few hours there without worrying about my health or fearing of having a heart attack, but even then I'm overly nervous/anxious. That's the main problem I'm having and getting really tired of it, since the constant worry and fear just feeds itself and it seems so hard to break this vicious circle.


Late March 2017: started Sepram 20mg for ~2 weeks, changed to Escitalopram 15mg for 4 days in early April

Late March 2017: started Olanzapin 5mg for ~2 & 1/2 weeks

Quit both cold turkey before ECT treatments early April

Withdrawal symptoms really kicked in on 21/4/17


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Posted 21 May 2017 - 10:18 AM

Hi Aeroman,

So great to hear about your success, feeling very happy for you!

You mentioned that you had bad anxiety and fear, so I was wondering exactly how bad was it? I'm constantly on the verge of panic attack and get only a few hours here and few hours there without worrying about my health or fearing of having a heart attack, but even then I'm overly nervous/anxious. That's the main problem I'm having and getting really tired of it, since the constant worry and fear just feeds itself and it seems so hard to break this vicious circle.

Hi, what you are experiencing is 2nd fear per Dr. Claire Weekes book. I had it bad and I did the same thing. I would be afraid of having a panic attack and in doing so, I triggered one. I recommend you read "Hope and Help With Your Nerves" by Dr. Claire Weekes. You can also do a search for her mp3s where she describes, in a nutshell, her method in tackling anxiety attacks. Take care.
Lexparo 10mg user for 2.5 years. Last dose was 2/27/2008 after a fast 1 month taper. Recovered around 2011. Had issues with depression, anxiety, akathasia, inner restlessness, vertigo, insomnia, loss of appetite, eye floaters just to name a few. Basically rode it out, employing the Dr. Claire Weekes method.

Took Cipro in July of 2014 and have been having set backs with nausea, vertigo, anxiety (racing thoughts), and depression the last half of 2014.

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Posted 23 May 2017 - 03:32 PM

Hi aero I'm in month 3 in withdrawal from xanax and lexapro. I have bad tinnitus and pssd. I don't know which of those 2 drugs caused those symptoms. Did you have both ? How long before they both went away ? Thanks

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Mostly experiencing PSSD - soft glans and difficulty maintaining erection

 


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Posted 23 May 2017 - 03:33 PM

Is it a good idea to reinitiate any of those 2 drugs to alleviate those symptoms ?

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Med free since Feb 28th 2017

Mostly experiencing PSSD - soft glans and difficulty maintaining erection

 


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Posted 23 May 2017 - 05:30 PM

Hi aero I'm in month 3 in withdrawal from xanax and lexapro. I have bad tinnitus and pssd. I don't know which of those 2 drugs caused those symptoms. Did you have both ? How long before they both went away ? Thanks

Hi. I had both and they both resolved with time. I don't know which drugs did what and quite frankly, it didn't make a difference for recovery. Take care.
Lexparo 10mg user for 2.5 years. Last dose was 2/27/2008 after a fast 1 month taper. Recovered around 2011. Had issues with depression, anxiety, akathasia, inner restlessness, vertigo, insomnia, loss of appetite, eye floaters just to name a few. Basically rode it out, employing the Dr. Claire Weekes method.

Took Cipro in July of 2014 and have been having set backs with nausea, vertigo, anxiety (racing thoughts), and depression the last half of 2014.

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Posted 23 May 2017 - 05:31 PM

Is it a good idea to reinitiate any of those 2 drugs to alleviate those symptoms ?

how far out are you? I would ride it out.
Lexparo 10mg user for 2.5 years. Last dose was 2/27/2008 after a fast 1 month taper. Recovered around 2011. Had issues with depression, anxiety, akathasia, inner restlessness, vertigo, insomnia, loss of appetite, eye floaters just to name a few. Basically rode it out, employing the Dr. Claire Weekes method.

Took Cipro in July of 2014 and have been having set backs with nausea, vertigo, anxiety (racing thoughts), and depression the last half of 2014.

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Posted 23 May 2017 - 09:51 PM

Did you have pssd issues that cleared up as well aero? I wish we had more stories like this on this site. Congrats, and best of luck moving forward into the future.
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Posted 24 May 2017 - 12:34 AM

Is it a good idea to reinitiate any of those 2 drugs to alleviate those symptoms ?

how far out are you? I would ride it out.
I'm 3 months off still experience pssd and tinnitus as well as brain fog which comes in waves. I don't feel much sexually neither with touch or when I trying to fantasyse mentally I feel really numb down there. I don't have panic attacks anymore but I do feel anxiety and some agitation. It's like my cortisol levels are up high. I gut feeling tells me never to touch the poison again but I do feel my cns has been traumatized by so many cold turkeys except for the lexapro which I cut the pill in bits maybe that's what caused pssd? I don't know what to do now really

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Med free since Feb 28th 2017

Mostly experiencing PSSD - soft glans and difficulty maintaining erection

 


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Posted 24 May 2017 - 03:49 AM

Something is fishy here. Nepali and Bobo32. You frequently keep asking me about pssd issues and I have answered them numerous times. What's the deal?
Lexparo 10mg user for 2.5 years. Last dose was 2/27/2008 after a fast 1 month taper. Recovered around 2011. Had issues with depression, anxiety, akathasia, inner restlessness, vertigo, insomnia, loss of appetite, eye floaters just to name a few. Basically rode it out, employing the Dr. Claire Weekes method.

Took Cipro in July of 2014 and have been having set backs with nausea, vertigo, anxiety (racing thoughts), and depression the last half of 2014.