Bsteinbrueck

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22/f/MO (Diagnosed/medicated since 15) I'm on here to share my own experiences with depression (and being treated for the wrong diagnosis of bipolar type 2 for 6 years) and also to learn from others'... read more

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How has Ambien worked for you for sleep?

Question asked 30 Sep 2012 16 answers

Support groups: ambien, sleep disorders, sleep, insomnia

Bsteinbrueck's comment: By the way, it did help me sleep, but it also helped me stomp a hole in my wall in my sleep. And I am NOT a violent person in ANY way shape or form! But it really depends on the person. Since you're asking about our experiences though, I'll tell ...

How has Ambien worked for you for sleep?

Question asked 30 Sep 2012 16 answers

Support groups: ambien, sleep disorders, sleep, insomnia

Bsteinbrueck's response: Sorry I haven't been on here for quite a while. My first thought is to ask you if you live alone, or with a roommate, family, or others? I would highly suggest doing your first few nights a little earlier than you might normally. Like, an evening ...

Was put on cymbalta, havent started yet. The comments are scary should I not sstart it?

Question asked 26 Apr 2012 8 answers

Support groups: cymbalta, norco, depression, pain, chronic, back pain, fibromyalgia

Bsteinbrueck's answer: You can probably find scary comments about any drug on this site. It all depends on the person. Sounds like this could be a good option for you, so don't pass it up! If there's any point you don't feel comfortable with the treatment, talk to your ...

Will 200mg lamotrigine, 110mg vyvanse, 5mg clonazepam, and alcohol kill me?

Question asked 24 Apr 2012 2 answers

Support groups: vyvanse, clonazepam, lamotrigine, alcohol

Bsteinbrueck's comment: I wish he would write back :(

Will 200mg lamotrigine, 110mg vyvanse, 5mg clonazepam, and alcohol kill me?

Question asked 24 Apr 2012 2 answers

Support groups: vyvanse, clonazepam, lamotrigine, alcohol

Bsteinbrueck's comment: P.s. if you can wait a few days, you might find some pretty great support on this site. The kind that could point you in the right direction. Hope you decide to try this community thing out! -B

Will 200mg lamotrigine, 110mg vyvanse, 5mg clonazepam, and alcohol kill me?

Question asked 24 Apr 2012 2 answers

Support groups: vyvanse, clonazepam, lamotrigine, alcohol

Bsteinbrueck's comment: I'm afraid he's probably not interested in doing this safely... but we can hope that's not the case...

Will 200mg lamotrigine, 110mg vyvanse, 5mg clonazepam, and alcohol kill me?

Question asked 24 Apr 2012 2 answers

Support groups: vyvanse, clonazepam, lamotrigine, alcohol

Bsteinbrueck's answer: It will make you terribly uncomfortable... that's for sure... I wouldn't bank on it killing you though. Trust me, too many pills is not an easy way to die. Private message me?

Does Adult ADHD cause fatigue?

Question asked 20 Apr 2012 5 answers

Support groups: concerta, ritalin, vyvanse, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (adhd), fatigue

Bsteinbrueck's comment: That's good if you've found a way to get Vyvanse again. Hopefully it will help you again! If not, let us know :)

Does Adult ADHD cause fatigue?

Question asked 20 Apr 2012 5 answers

Support groups: concerta, ritalin, vyvanse, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (adhd), fatigue

Bsteinbrueck's response: I agree, everyone is different. I had been taking Vyvanse for over a year (along with other meds) and it definitely helped me with my fatigue due to depression. I just recently switched to Adderall because the Vyvanse was causing me anxiety. My ...

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) - Can anyone tell me the equivalent mg. to mg?

Question asked 20 Apr 2012 3 answers

Support groups: adderall, vyvanse, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (adhd), hyperactivity, narcolepsy

Bsteinbrueck's response: Short answer: Dosage is very similar. 40mg Vyvanse is basically the same as the EQUIVALENT of 40mg of Adderall. Let me explain: I just recently asked my doctor about this. He said that for the most part, the dosing of the two medications is very ...

For somebody who is sensitive to risperidal and abilify, would it be a good idea to take lamictal?

Question asked 22 Mar 2012 2 answers

Support groups: abilify, lamictal, side effect, fatigue, bipolar disorder, depression

Bsteinbrueck's comment: Well keep us posted on how things go with the new med. Maybe this one will do the trick for now. (We can only hope, right?) Let us know if there's anything else we can try to answer for you! -B

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