Category Archives: Medication

Another Seroquel Side Effect To Be Aware Of


I just wanted to write a short post to let people know that they really need to be on their game when it comes to paying attention to Seroquel side effects. For the last couple of years I’ve been having … Continue reading

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Side Effects: Let’s Talk About Tardive Dyskensia


As I mentioned in my previous post, I’ve been experiencing some muscle spasms or what I think of as more like jerking because I would look ridiculous if anyone saw me. I spoke to my psychiatrist about it and he … Continue reading

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Medication roulette


Ok, so as of last night I am off Saphris. I told my therapist who is a prescribing nurse that I was having trouble swallowing for the past week and she freaked out. Apparently it sounded like a reaction to … Continue reading

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Dreams and other annoyances


I’m still being weaned off of one of my meds, by next week I should be off of it completely and we’ll see if that eventually helps the lupus. I’ve been dreaming about my mother ever since she contacted me … Continue reading

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“Weighty” Issues (pun intended)


This weight thing is killing me. I mentioned some time ago that because of the psych meds I was prescribed when I was first diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 2001, I had gone from a thin person to someone who … Continue reading

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Frustration and no outlets


My psychiatrist put me on a new medication for anxiety. We’ll see if it helps. I had therapy yesterday. Oh, I should mention that I got out of seeing that lady so that was great. Anyway, I had therapy and I … Continue reading

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Random ramblings and thoughts


I feel like I’m holding little threads of my sanity in my hands. The bipolar thing is not going well. I’m still feeling panic and anxiety and depression that have nothing to do with abuse issues. On the abuse front, … Continue reading

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