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  1. #51
    Quote Originally Posted by Suzi View Post
    There isn't a magic cure all pill I'm afraid..

    How long have you been on each one? Just straight swap from one to the next?
    The shortest one was Mirtazapine as I had horrible side effects but at least 6 weeks on some.

    Yep I was just straight swapped by the dr

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    Boss Lady ;) Suzi's Avatar
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    No wonder you feel rubbish! It takes 4 - 8 weeks to get into your system and the same for each dose change - both up, down and stopping! So you haven't been able to properly try any of them as you still had the other one getting into/out of your system!
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    Thought I'd post an update I've finally managed to get in with the well being councillors and have been to 5 sessions so far.

    My anxiety has gone down since but my mood is still low,everyone I mention this to the councillor that I'm constantly feeling down and everything seems like a struggle she doesn't really seem to reply. It feels like her main aim is for me to get back into work but I'm worried as it feels like nothings changed and the fact I'm still feeling down, having regular suicidal thoughts

    I spoke to my doctor on Monday and he mentioned he could up the dosage of duloxetine I'm currently on 60mg so that's an option.

    I'm just concerned as I've never had therapy before so don't really know what to expect I was hoping they'd help with the thoughts I've been having but all I've been told to do is write a daily diary about what I'm doing for the last 4 weeks.
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    Librarian and chief holder of antiquities and biscuits Jaquaia's Avatar
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    It often takes time for therapy to be effective. Carry on being as honest as you can
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jaquaia View Post
    It often takes time for therapy to be effective. Carry on being as honest as you can
    I have been completely honest so far still get embarrassed telling them how I'm feeling.

    Only thing that's caught me off guard a few times is when they ask me where do I want to go etc to which I reply I just want to stop feeling miserable

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    Princess Sparkles Paula's Avatar
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    That seems like a good aim to start with. Jaqs right, therapy takes time. It may seem that progress is slow but there is progress - your anxiety is already improved. The rest will come, sweetie, Im sure of it

    There is nothing to feel embarrassed about, youre ill, you wont be saying anything they wont have heard before
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    Boss Lady ;) Suzi's Avatar
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    I completely agree with Jaq and Paula. It takes time, but if you are struggling do talk to your dr again about upping your meds then do so lovely.
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    A trip back to the doctor seems to be on the cards. You are doing great as you are. Try every day to just keep going forward. I believe you can make it.

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