... having massive panic attacks. I have strep throat and was prescribed antibiotics and cannot make myself take them. I am sick just thinking about it and so disappointed in myself for not being able to just do what I need to do to get better. I know step can have serious complications if not treated properly, but I also know it can go away on its own. So here I am, sick as a dog, really hating myself for all this anxiety mess and not being able to just take the pills.
Hi, Cblacq! That's your anxiety overwhelming you with even more anxiety. A vicious cycle. At some point you have to choose between being sick as a dog or taking that leap of faith and taking the medication that a professional has prescribed for you. What if you had diabetes or cardiac disease... would you choose to die rather than take appropriate medications?
You should also consider therapy to learn better ways of coping with stress/anxiety and consulting with your doctor about medication to alleviate your anxiety. Why continue to be miserable when the answer is in your own control?
Best regards, and I hope you make the wise decision for your own sake. Wildcat
You could get a cough syrup from over the counter and its liquid. If that doesn't help you could also try breaking it into half a pill eat some for of ice cream with it so its soothing and none bothersome to your attacks.
take Sovereign colloidal silver, it wont harm you
I have this problem too. In order for me to take something I’ll need to take more Ativan just to feel relaxed. I can’t take an Advil anymore so I got a rub on cream prescription that works really well. For headaches I take the pain sadly, and when I’m sick I drink DayQuil. Baby sip at a time.
What helps is knowing that it’s over the counter for a reason. They are safe. Your body is built to last. It’s all in your head. Best wishes
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
Updated 24 Oct 2012 • 2 answers
Will taking antibiotics decrease the efficacy of my birth control taken prior to starting antibioti?
Updated 14 Jun 2014 • 1 answer
Updated 7 Sep 2016 • 1 answerFAQ by Drugs.com
Updated 2 Mar 2018 • 5 answers
Posted 19 Feb 2019 • 0 answers