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Unhappy what did i do? - December 28th 2011, 01:38 AM

I have been depressed for 2 1/2 years now. And for about 3 months, I've had anxiety. I'm on medicine but I just feel like nothing is improving. I feel lost and confused. I often feel like I am in a dream or not in my own body. And earlier tonight, I broke down crying (again) and I just took 3 .5 xanax pills. What's going to happen? Will it hurt me? I want to die but something is keeping me here. Did I go to far this time??
   
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Re: what did i do? - December 28th 2011, 02:29 PM

I don't think you will be harmed, but if you start to feel extreme drowsiness, confusion, muscle weakness, loss of balance or coordination, feeling light-headed, and fainting, then you need to get to the ER.

Gabby, how long have you been on the anti-depressants? Some of them take 6weeks - 12weeks before they fully kick in. Usually 4-6 weeks is when OTHER people might notice subtle differences.

If you are feeling like a zombie from the meds, then you can talk to your doctor and ask them to try something different. I was on Lexapro and felt that way. They bumped the dosage down and I felt a bit better. It worked great for awhile, but they needed to bump it back up. When they did, I felt like I was in a haze all the time.

So they switched me to a med that worked and it gave me no side effects. This took me close to 3 years and about 4 different anti-depressants and about 3 other meds before we found what worked.

It sucks so much trying to find what works, but in the end it's worth it.

PM me if you need to talk, Gabby.
   
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Re: what did i do? - December 29th 2011, 06:24 AM

i went to the ER the next day. They said im okay which is great. But i still feel like crap today. i know ill never do it again at least. I have been on lexapro for 2 months. I have a doctors appt. soon so hopefully my doctor will give me some answers thanks kelly!
   
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Re: what did i do? - December 29th 2011, 03:41 PM

Anytime hun! I'm glad you're okay It was good you went ahead to the ER. Better safe than sorry :P

I'm sure your doctor will be able to give you some answers, but if they don't. ASK!

Take care darling. Hope you feel better soon. Feel free to PM me anytime.
   
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