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23 Aug 2007

again? Bipolar / in trouble
have done what everyone suggested when to a shrink got to go back again he says. Still on the alzam 1 mg tabs and fluoxetine 20 mg (2 a dayin the morn) Made a huge mistake.....and then made the same mistake againg and then did it a third time which makes it on purpose hey?
family came down and i wasnt feeling to bad, hadnt touched a drink for two months since gp put me on these meds....
I took the fluox in the morn skipped the alz and thought i could have a few drinks....boy was i wrong. the next morning woke up shaking like i dont know what...my jaw just wouldnt stop shaking.
didnt tell gp.
then the other night i also had a few. i was pu t to bed. mother in law said i had the"horries"?
woke up at four in the morn sobbing my heart out...it is three days later and i feel like the whole world is on top of my shoulders....like i want to die. the lump in my throat is so huge, battling to talk in fear of crying?
the shrink cost quite a bit and all i got was told to come back in three weeks again travel is like km on its own. i know you said that my meds are not for treating bipolar? shrink says cant diagnose in an hour and a half session with mme. i feel like i am so alone. ghubby lives away from home in the week, and i miss him....im questioning whether he loves me or not? i feel like everyone arouind me is talking about me...i am battling to sleep without having nigtmares. what must i do? i cannot afford endless doctors bills and shrink bills. please tell me what is wrong with me. thank u. sorry to bug u again. im scared of what i might do to myself.
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CyberShrink
cybershrink

01 Jan 0001

Yep, alcohol doesn't mix well with most drugs, inluding ADs. I'm puzzled at the suggestion that it takes more than 90 minutes to diagnose any condition like Bipolar --- using proper modern methods and criteria like the DSM, it shouldn't normally take longer.
Talk with Lifeline in the meantime, and work this through with your shrink, who has the huge advantage of having examined and assessed you directly. If you have Bipolar Disorder, then other meds are far more likely to help, as I've said before. Alzam helps nothing except anxiety symptoms
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