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Having a depression relapse?
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    Elaine Fallon is offline New Member
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    Mar 2009

    Default Having a depression relapse?

    I have an 18 year history of well controlled depression. Before Christmas, my Psychiatrist changed my medication from Zoloft to Wellbutrin. I asked him to do this because I just think that I could feel better than I had been. I was doing great on the Wellbutrin, no problems and then 10 days ago I developed a sinus infection for which I was given prednisone. I took 1 40 mg dose and had BAD side effects. My Dr. told me to quit taking it. The next day I was in the ER with nausea/vomitting and dehydration. I was given 8 mg of Zofran and 2 liters of fluids. I was also sent home with Zofran ODT. I was starting to feel normal again when out of the blue, I had an anxiety attack, and all of those feelings of being out of control again resurfaced. I am now having trouble staying asleep, being anxious about "is my depression/anxiety returning", being fearful of being alone, etc. HELP! I am trying to tell myself that it is just all from being sick, fatigued, etc. I need some peace of mind. I am going to try and get in with my Psychiatrist tomorrow.

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    Robert_325 is offline Retired
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    Talking with your dr tomorrow is the best bet. It's impossible to tell here with such little knowledge about your medical history what should be done. Good luck tomorrow. Try to relax, it will all work out okay. God bless.
    I am not a dr. My statements are based on years of experience and related education. Consult with the professional of your choice regarding matters of concern.

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    mp29 is offline New Member
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    Mar 2009

    Default Depression Relapse??

    Hi I'm Mary. Sorry to hear about your depression. How are you now. Is the Wellbutrin working. I'm not a physician, but did you psychiatrist say that the zofran might have caused some of that. Just wondering?


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