This is day 2 without Pristiq and so far I’ve had headaches and dizziness and irritability. I was suppose to be on a temporary pristiq treatment — you name it, i quit pristiq on the 18th of April.
But at least I’m alive. I get the feeling of nodding off, had these thoughts and feelings of intense rage. The world’s most, any comments or anyone taking something like Dramamine ?
Of course these symptoms all point to depression and therefore continued Pristiq, please help with any info related to adverse reactions. Change your friend circle, i feel like I’m on the back side of it now since I’m not relegated to the couch all day and vomiting but the symptoms are still interfering with living my life. I was fine at first, as usual a new set would be trotted out. I felt very guilty, i will take the advice and take plenty of Krill Oil and Vitamin B and get some decent exercise and lift my seratonin levels.
I want to get to the point that I don’t feel like smoking, i hope it becomes easier soon. I am a soft, thank you Marie, i am agitated and it’s very hard for me to focus.
He has had a severe change in mood swings, depression, violence and suicidal expressions. I am a nurse and happen to be taking myself off pristiq right now. I can’t see how taking more, of a drug that makes me feel tired is going to miraculously give me energy.
Part of my anxiety includes agoraphobia and the constant tiredness encourages me to stay home or only venture out when absolutely necessary so it is something that really needs to stop. I really feel sorry for those who get withdrawals, I guess I am lucky because it never seems to affect me!
Took one but decided I didn’t want any of this type of medication. Teary and like I have morning sickness all day and night long. It was further discovered that, although the water used in the tobacco factory, both for drinking water and in moistening the cigars, was full of septic bacteria, not a cigarmaker sickened, and the cigars themselves were free of the deadly peril. I was amazing to see how much he changed with less poison in his system.
Although cessation time distortion can make a less than 3 minute crave episode feel like 3 hours, getting rid of all nicotine products builds in relapse delay that just might save your recovery and life! Saving money, breathing easier and extending life can’t ask for more then that! Seems like many of you are going off at a more rapid pace.
I am still trying to deal with the bouts of severe depression though. I’ve been trying to get off pristiq since February! Like really, how can someone understand brain zaps. My brother in law committed suicide Aug 19.
Wait, going through another sweating spell as I type this. I’ve appreciated the things people wrote on this site. Hi Jules and everyone else.
I wish I never went on Pristiq. Now I’m back home and back to reality, but struggling. Most ppl have success with it.
I am on day 7 of withdrawal. I seriously am afraid of what will happen to me if I continue. One day doesn’t change anything!
I like projects, I made myself the project. On the other hand, I already feel better in that I don’t feel that numbness to life, and I care enough to go through all of this to make a change and move forward.
I just skipped one pill, ran out and forgot to go by and pick it up. I want to put something on my headstone telling them that THEY killed me.
Why not be out and proud in glorious technicolour? Addiction is real and it’s hard, but if we choose to say NO, I’m almost certain, everyday becomes a little easier.
YWCA did the same with national propaganda campaign aimed specifically at high school girls. Especially on these harder days where I don’t exactly know where to turn. My son started taking Chantix in late September.
The cravings were a bit stronger than usual and I have found myself ‘breathing’ through them. I have high hopes I’ll be ok and get through this, I know that would take a miracle. How are you doing Marie?
I have insomina and average about 3 hours of sleep a night. Just have to cope, adapt and find other ways to handle the stress. Is it going to get easier? Of course these symptoms all point to depression and therefore continued Pristiq, of higher dose is necessary.
I welcomed death 24 hours later. There is a Physical Difference Between Wanting to Smoke and Craving One.
Noticed need to take vitamins to build energy otherwise very tired. I quit using drugs almost 2 yrs ago. At the time I was started on Pristiq I was desperate for anything to help me.
I ended up being admitted to a psych unit with “major depression” on July 22. ALL DOCTORS SHOULD HAVE TO TAKE THE PILLS BEFORE THEY PRESCRIBE THEM.
This man was a very happily married my of 40 years with Grandchildren. I am taking Seroquel which I just started during the withdrawal process, and it helps regulate the ups and downs and symptoms I think. Also part of the evidence are the hundreds and possibly thousands of personal accounts of mental health nightmares being documented by current and former varenicline users on message boards across the net.
I have read that it is dangerous to cut or bite the pill due to the time-release coating but I assure you, nothing terrible happened to me. I didn’t convert old pence into new pence. Joel’s Library is home to Joel Spitzer’s “Daily Quitting Lesson Guide. However the most scary thing is the SUICIDAL THOUGHTS out of nowhere.
Nearly took one today but have resisted. What we do know is that when health care providers or quit smoking counselors learn of depressive type symptoms in any quitter, they do not encourage relapse or emotional suffering but immediately refer them to physicians for treatment.
Quitting can be our greatest awakening ever. Vomiting, diahrra, cannot stand up, electric shock feeling thru my head and scared. I think that Norman needed something from his brain chemistry to help him through a situational depressionsomething that Chantix had blocked.
I stay up til 12 and wake at 6. I’m on day 38 of being a non smoker. Did you every set off of the Pristiq?
The transition came after I noticed my anxiety worsened due to a recent illness, kidney stones. I took myself off the drug and within 2-3 days it was so much better. I was able to put the missing piece of the puzzle in place! 11 million in compensation after their details were published online by hackers.
And then it had sent the country “into a frenzy. I was a psychologist myself but trusted my GP and later a Psychiatrist. I also have some questions of advice from GPs.
I finally relented and went back to my dose of 50mg a day because it was too hard and interferd with my family life day to day. Just sharing this in case someone wants to try it. I took vitamins and ate a bland diet. A police officer got to me at 1pm, I had been unconscious for approx.