I weaned off of trileptal (1800mg) and 375mg lithium the week before Thanksgiving. It took about a week and a half to get to zero mg. I did it under dr's orders to prepare for ECT.
I experienced some insomnia and other withdrawal effects while I was tapering them. Now, I am having really strange sensations - actually numbness all over my body. I feel like I am running a fever, but when I take my temp there is no fever there. It feels like my brain has hardened. This has been going on for four days now. It won't go away. I am very scared of this staying forever. I can't focus on anything and just sit and stare at the tv for hours at a time.
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