So I've made the decision, I'm going to go on medication. I've never been on anything but antibiotics. Are you on a daily medication?
Yes and I have a love/hate relationship with them. Love that they work but hate that I need them.
Sertraline every day for anxiety/depression, plus and extra half dose for ten days of the month for PMDD.
I echo those who recommend patience getting your levels even and sufficient, it takes at least several weeks.
Right now I just feel drowsy :-(
Just keep a written list of your reactions--it's helpful for working out the kinks!
Adderall for ADHD and birth control.
5 pills a day, and two teaspoons of seed oils. (My mother is convinced that the natural approach is going to cure my IBD... I'm not so hopeful)
Do you eat a lot of carbs?
I'd say yes, I do. The pills have it under control, but my mother hopes to eventually have me off the drugs, and only on seed oils. (They're supposed to help grow healthy cells...)
Just a multivitamin
The only daily meds I've ever been on is birth control to regulate my cycle. But I've quit taking those. I have taken allergy pills, but those were just a few months during allergy season.
I take meds for my heart rate and bipolar disorder daily. I am not happy about needing them. That is why I went twelve years from diagnosis of the bipolar to finally getting treatment.
I have to take allergy medication once a day I really hate allergies they drive me crazy.
I assume you meant for the mental issues you talked about recently. I want to encourage you to not be afraid of giving them a good try, maybe needing to switch or change dosages, etc. to get the right fit.
Looks like lots of people are on it.
Thyroid and blood pressure meds.
Just caffeine here. Coffee and red bull
None for me, although I need to get in the habit of taking my gummy vitamins
No I'm not. What makes you think you need "medication". And what kind?
I have mild asthma, so I always have a 'rescue inhaler' around. No daily meds for it otherwise.
Also levothyroxine for thyroid, and have been on appetite suppressants (e.g. phentermine) in the past.
12 pills daily and that number is going up. Also shots once a week Should be on more for other conditions but its just too much. Eye drops too from other condition. And yes I have reactions but what can I do. All prescriptions and no vitamins etc.
There are people much much worse shape than me. I am always aware of that
yes but mine is elective, not medically necessary
Kinda like mine?
ahaha... that would be nice but no. I have declared my uterus closed for business
3 medications daily (although one is just a small dose sleeping pill)
Heart meds and I take Lexapro. It works. I wish you nothing but the best with your decision. You'll feel better. If you need any help let me know☺️
Twice daily dose of canibis for 20+ years. Stopped about five years ago.
It's okay, you'll get used to it. In in year 3 of thyroid replacement meds, and I'll have to be in them for the rest of my life, because I had my thyroid removed.
The pills just become part if your daily routine.
Today is the first day ever of my daily medication. I still don't know how I feel about it but I think it will be a positive thing.
It seems like we might be going through similar situations, if you'd ever want to talk I am more than open to that. This is all new to me too.
Thyroid replacement, migraine prevention, antihistamine and BC pill.
Lexapro and I have an IUD.
Not anymore, I stopped taking birth control after my mother got a pulmonary embolism from her hormone therapy. And I didn't like the way I felt on either my anti-depressants or my migraine medications.
Currently I'm on two prescription medications, one for hypertension and the other for hypercholesterolemia. In the past I've been on a prescription weight-loss medication and various antidepressants.
Prevacid, Crestor, and Aspirin.
Sertraline for anxiety and concerta for ADHD.
Concerta as well. Stuff is life changing.
If you don't mind my asking, how are the side effects? My daughter needs adhd meds and everything we've tried makes her sick.
EGG - for me, there have been no negative side affects. I am on 54mg - it's what I started with. I have only taken it in the late AM, so there might be an insomnia issue I am unaware of if taking later. Has she tried Ritalin before?
No. We're trying Focalin now. I can't afford the ext-release, so when they wear off she's. nightmare. Intuniv made her nauseous.
Thank you, Shazam. :)
EGG - My health ins. grumbled about the concerta, but it is generic. Quick note from MD, and all is well. I pay I think $20
I'll keep that in mind. Thanks.
Might also suggest Provigil. It's not specifically for ADHD, but the results are crazy promising. Non-stimulant too.
Multiple allergy medicines and for thyroid.