Citalopram and alcoholism

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Avatar f tn I have been on citalopram and buproprion for over a year for depression. I have recently admittted that i am also alcoholic. I went to my first aa meeting 5 months ago, but have "slipped up" a few times... on a vacation in florida for 3 weeks, and 3 other days during that time. I am have been to a doctor, a counsellor during this time and have told them everything.
Avatar m tn On a bad day it may be 12-20 beers and throw in 2-4 shots and I am a little more confrontational and still work the next morning, but probably not as well as I could. On these days, I have been accused of hurting others by my drinking. Never phyiscaly of course, but by them seeing me in such a state of mind. I treat others very good, but I obviously hurt them by hurting myself and accusing them of not loving me.
1323357 tn?1274826939 an increase of adrenaline and decrease of dopamine - and this feeling of depersonalistion and derealisation is a result. You are not going insane and this will rebalance itself. What makes it persist is that usually a person does not know what it is and so worries/creates more stress this creates a self-perpetuating cycle.
Avatar n tn 30 in evening and 40 mg of citalopram.
Avatar m tn I drink plenty of water, eat healthy, exercise, vitamins etc etc... Obviously I drink much less and consider myself prudent compared to my male and female collegiate counterparts. I guess my concern is if there is some kinda accumulated brain damage I should be aware of? or if my anxiety medication Celexa may have something to do with this?? I have even gotten an MRI that my neurologist said "looked good on paper".
Avatar f tn (levothyroxine, alfalcalcidol, calcichew, bendroflumethiazide, candesartan and citalopram). Since all this medication and booze, he has changed, he says he loves me but he doesnt know if he can be with me. i found out on friday he had sex with another woman while he was away (this is not in his nature at all) i was devastated but i put it to the back of my mind because i know he is not himself.
Avatar n tn I am not suicidal - I have a husband I love to bits and two gorgeous dogs I love and am close to my mum and sister but the last few years have been very hard. In a nutshell after getting over alcoholism and near fatal alcoholic hepatitis and chirosis my father stopped drinking - just like that. No groups, no counselling - nothing. He got better and better and his liver consultant was amazed. We had always had a very difficult relationship - he could be violent when I was young.
Avatar f tn Alcoholism, as you learned at the AA meetings, is a cunning, baffling and powerful disease. One drink and suddenly our heads out to get our a-s. only complete sobriety can make us and keep us normal. I couldn't stand to hold back or take a day off from drinking. It was killing me, yet every day I drank to "completion" until I finally had enough, just like u describe.
Avatar m tn // O only hope that a friend by the user name Jaquta will come around, she truly knows a lot about Personality Disorders, I sincerely hope she will come around.
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Avatar m tn In the second session we discussed whot I do wrong when anxious and my childhood - parents' divorce, fathers gambling, alcoholism, hitting mom and what I remember, what not. The thing is, sometimes I get so anxious (when waiting for sth) I could use the xanax but I just dislike the whole idea of taking drugs, messing with my brain and the side effects.
Avatar m tn I've had bad skin, muscle cramps, twitches, tiredness, low mood and depressed state and quite a few other things. I know how powerful the mind is, but the amount of stress I've put my body under sure things aren't right. How do I get he balance right?
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Avatar n tn because i think i am addicted, my boyfriend and i have been dating for nearly 2 years now and i am addicted. I get mad if i dont see him everyday and upset and somtimes i start shaking and i try my best to stop him from going out! also i get mad if i see him talking to other girls even when he is working. also i have nightmares that he is cheating on me and wake up crying when i know he is not, i need to stop this but i dont know how to.
1069644 tn?1276932463 My doctor has me taking 2ml testosterone intermuscular injections once a month and 2 to 3mg a day of xanax and 40mg of citalopram. I would have your testosterone checked, mine was at 167 when it should be greater than 300. I just started the hormone replacement therapy and it is helping. the panic attacks are shorter and spread apart more. i got overzealous and thought that i could go down to 1.5mg a day of xanax. Now I'm sitting in my office thinking I'm having a heart attack.
401095 tn?1351395370 her dad was shot in a bar/her mom died of alcoholism/.. She hurt her back lifting a patient and has not worked since/causing her to get her first taste of narcotics. and being an alcoholic altho clean/sober for yrs///the pills took hold of her..BAD...she is in the midst of packing cos she is losing her house..her x husband has been there/the 2nd x but was gone today when i pulled up///i have not judged her bout him being there..
Avatar f tn I am reasonably healthy and cannot see a reason for this to start happening. Is it possible that the stress and anxiety that I have been through could have manifested itself in my hands (and what feels like my arms)and make them shake? I feel like I am picking things up and moving them about as if I was extremely nervous. I also feel like I can feel the blood pumping through my upper body as my heart beats and I am constantly tired. I haven't had to stop doing anything.
Avatar f tn As my father got older, he seemed to get worse, and worse (he wasn't diagnosed or medicated), and I just wonder what it's going to be like as I get older. What does my family and friends have to "look forward to"? I know we can get "stable", but does it continue to get worse? Also, I have a history of dimentia in my family - I wonder if it's linked? Thoughts???
Avatar n tn I am so lucky to have a family that I do , Substance abuse runs in my family.. alcoholism...laziness.(lol) and other drugs..nothing too harsh..but a waste. My dad called our family doc. and told him I was abusing xanax and I needed help getting off. One thing he said is go to rehab, or do it yourself... This is how it was done for me... I am not doctor so This is just my story and how I recoverded fully from Benzo withdrawals.... Lets start with, Your diet... eat good, no more soda / pop ...
Avatar m tn Last May, after a weekend of beer pong and partying, I woke up on the following Monday and instantly felt dizzy and out of breath, like I was going to pass out or fall over. I didn't know what it was. I thought maybe I had hit my head during the previous weekend's festivities. A couple days later I still had a dizzy feeling so I had my ladyfriend drive me to the ER for fear of having post-concussion syndrome or something. They gave me something for my nerves (Loreazapam maybe?
Avatar m tn Now my therapist thinks I might have Adult ADD as well, what do you know. I've taken citalopram and buspirone for depression and anxiety. As I said, my dad was both physically and emotionally abusive with me when I was a child. I'm 31 now and still do it, but only while I'm alone. My boyfriend doesn't know I do it, although sometimes he rocks while holding me when we go to sleep (very sweet). I'm rocking now as I do this!
Avatar n tn Hi everyone - I have just come across this forum - and would like to ask help and advice. I have been taking nurofen plus (ibuprofen + codeine sulphate 12.8 mg per tablet) for 5 years - I take about 24 tablets per day (all at once - like the feeling along with the pain killing effects) I must give these up - for I understand this is addiction - and must find another way to deal with pain. I guess nurofen is much like tylenol (2? 3? 4?) - dont know which one.