Posted 20 January 2012 - 01:16 AM
My pdoc took me off of it and added vistaril 25mg to my meds a couple days ago. Still having trouble with the restless anxious feelings, but they seem to be worsening now. I just started vistaril today, and it isn't doing anything for it. My question is, is the dose too low, is tat why I feel no relief? What else can I do with this? I feel so wretched and cant sleep. All I do is wander about and sometimes eat to distract myself.
Posted 20 January 2012 - 01:49 AM
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Posted 26 January 2012 - 07:06 AM
I currently take hydroxyzine (brand name here is atarax, it's the same as vistaril) for anxiety and as sleep aid. 25 mg is very mild (for me). 2 weeks ago, I have been agressed at work, and I became very anxious, felt a lot of fear etc. I took 7 of those 25 mg pills between 10 : 30 AM and 3 AM (during the night following that awful day), it was just enough to stop me to cry...
I don't know your age and I don't know if you have hepatic or other pathologies, but 25 mg seems a weak dosage for anxiety.
I hope you will feel better quickly
Past meds :
AD : citalopram, doxepin (little effective sleep aid), anti-anxiety/sleep aid : hydroxyzine, stimulant : ritaline
failed meds :
mirtazapine (no effect on mood, just an awful headache from the fisrt taking untill last taking), bromazepam (you want to get me angry ? give me 2 quarters of a bromazepam pill), valerian + aubepin... (I can swallow 10 of these pills or more, I feel no effect), buspirone (for rage ?), sodium valproate,alprazolam, as sleep aid : amitriptyline, mianserin, alprazolam.
Posted 26 January 2012 - 09:35 AM
Current Meds: Seroquel XR 300 mgs, Vistaril 100 mgs prn
Former meds: Topamax 200 mgs, Risperdal 2 mgs, Wellbutrin 300 mgs, Klonopin .5 mgs, Paxil, Zoloft, Effexor, Remeron, Elavil, Abilify, Lamictal, Geodon, Zyprexa, BuSpar, Xanax, Depakote, Trazodone, Ambien, Lithium, Doxepin, Cogentin, Haldol, Saphris, Latuda, Neurontin, Lexapro, Ambien
Posted 25 February 2012 - 06:18 PM
i hate CSBs who can't prescribe benzos. *sigh*
Edited by apetasticaL, 25 February 2012 - 06:18 PM.
axis I dx: bipolar NOS
rx: lamotrigine 200, aripiprazole 15, topiramate 100
past rx: lithium carbonate, divalproex sodium, gabapentin, levetiracetam, paroxetine, fluoxetine, doxepin, trazodone, quetiapine, paliperidone, ziprasidone, risperidone, olanzapine, trifluoperazine, methylphenidate, phenobarbital, chlordiazepoxide, diazepam, clonazepam, lorazepam, temazepam, buspirone, hydroxyzine, zolpidem, ramelteon
Posted 27 February 2012 - 06:43 PM
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