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Can anybody tell me.... when you take a mood stabelizer, antidepressant or antipsychotic does your face droop or itch REALLY bad on the right side? I have been to the mayo clinic I have had everything checked out it was when I stopped taking my meds for a few weeks it finally went away! I hope it’s not life threatening because I have to take meds I tried without them didn’t work to well. I guess I need to weigh my options droopy face so much my words are slurred, dry eyes itchy face or depression. I’m sooo tired of this it’s hard not to give up!

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I’m on month 3 of med adjustment. And boy is it frustrating! Maybe there is a different medication you can try? Sounds like what you were taking was not for you. Hang in there. Don’t give up hope.

Thanks courage.. I’m trying but I’m just tired.. I get the same results with every single med... I’m just tired. I don’t want to be a guinee pig anymore.

I understand. I’m so tired too. Tired of fighting.

Exactly...

Never had that happen.

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Bee1232 in reply to Dolphin14

Even the doc says it’s wired but I know..... it’s prob the meds causing something else that’s causing that.

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Dolphin14 in reply to Bee1232

I'm on all those med groups at the same time.

Our chemistries are so different I often wonder how they decide what to use to try and help us.

I hope you can find something that agrees with your system. Best of luck

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Bee1232 in reply to Dolphin14

Thanks Dolphin, u also. Truth is Docs don’t know! They really don’t know! And it’s super weird how different meds work for different people! I find that oddly amazing. The human brain is the only organ you cannot research while it alive... wouldn’t that be amazing to put an end to depression. I can’t take much more of this crap

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Dolphin14 in reply to Bee1232

Bee, so true. They can't research so how do they figure it all out? I always laugh thinking they may do research on mice. Lol. A depressed mouse haha. How do you know a mouse is depressed? It can't talk lol

Anyway, I do believe they go by statistics. That can't really work either as our brain chemistries are all so different. Research studies can't be very accurate. But, that's as close as they can get.

Sometimes I just think they use a dart board. Ok that didn't work let's see where we go next.

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Bee1232 in reply to Dolphin14

Exactly! I just switched to another med AGAIN... woo hoo! Here we go again.. at least I’m not thinking suicide I suppose... how are u doing?

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Dolphin14 in reply to Bee1232

Bee

I'm doing ok thank you. My last med change was a couple months ago. It seems I'm doing ok.

I hope things stabilize for you. It's really an up and down rollercoaster ride.

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