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PLEASE HELP ME/URGENT/URGENT/ I CAN'T DO THIS ANYMORE PLEASE HELP!

It is me again my husband had the open heart surgery; I have had anxiety depr. 18 months, severe last 3 since heard about surgery. Had Proac poopout accord. to Psyh. tried 8 others drugs; bad side effects; back on prozac Oct. 24 started on 1mg. progressed 2mg. each 7 day's till nove 3 then 4mg, nov.11 6mg. nov.15 8mg then to 10 mg. caps. since Nov 21.  Ativan for sleep over a year first 1mg. till 3 weeks ago then 1.5 -2 mg. only sleep 3 hrs. last two night2 took 2.5 1.5 AT BEDTIME AND 1 MG AT 3 AM THEN i wokE up sick (taking valerian to help)
Still only got 2 more hours sleep. I cry and am agitated all the time. I don't think the prozac is working.  Can you tell me where my blood levels are with The schedule i HAVE BEEN ON above. I have not been on long shouldn't it be easier to wean because of that?  I have liquid if I have to dose down. Or can I go every other day on the ten then every two etc. I want off of both drugs; They are making me worse!!!!!!! now!Can you please tell me how to do both I am desperate.  I cant function.  Say med. spec. yesteday they want me to start Seroquil.  I am terrified of any new drug. Xanax landed me in ER Nov 19 with opposite reaction to drug. I am having desperate thoughts; I need to get off these meds they are not helping they are making me miserable.  PLEASE ANSWER IMMEDIATELY, I AM DESPERATE. I need a weaning schedule and what to expect.  PLEASE HELP ME! MY DR.S KEEP PUTTING ME ON MORE STUFF TELLING ME I 'WILL GET BETTER'. I CAN'T LIVE LIKE THIS
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At this point I think you are better off listening to your medication specialist about Seroquil.  In terms of blood levels and weaning, it should be easy once you are on Seroquil...find a doctor you can trust...tell them your desparation...sounds like you also need a good rest and some time off...be sure and tell your doctor about your desparate thoughts...you need active person to person care...not this kind of informaition alone.....
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Iknow how you feel!  The Prozac WILL work.  The problem is living through the side effects until it does!!   This is where the rubber meets the road with any amount of patience you have left!  Maybe your psychiatrist would admit you until it works so they can monitor you.  Ask him.
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Tiger, you need to find a doctor that won't just keep putting you on more drugs!  You need to get face to face with a doctor, the doctor on this forum can't be interactive with you enough to help much.  Drugs do not cure, they are only supposed to provide relief while you figure out what's really wrong.  Do you get talk therapy?

If you want to chat online with others going through the same thing, maybe that would help.  I sometimes go to:

http://panicdisorder.about.com/mpchat.htm

Even though the address says panic disorder, the chat room is for people with panic or anxiety.
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THANK YOU ALL
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i just have to say ,people with anxiety ( it takes a bit of med to go through to find the right one because its known that anxiety sufferers cannot tolorate most meds. i tried everyone and was about to give up and finally found one that didnt bother me. just mostly dry mouth so my med was decreased a little.efexxor for anxiety and depression and wellbutrin for severe depression that cleared up in 6 weeks and felt even better as the weeks went by. there is also the herbal way to treat depression and anxiety . i wish i would have tried that first.
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there is a herbal way? what is that
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How are you doing in general?
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