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Re: 40 years old and seeking medication for the first time

Re: 40 years old and seeking medication for the first time2011-01-08T17:01:48+00:00

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My psychiatrist has told me to watch for two things in particular… extreme anger (very short fuse and typically unprovoked) as well as bouts of sadness, depression and thoughts of suicide.

She has been very serious about this because these are apparently ‘red-flags’ that the medication is the wrong one for my biochemistry. He advise has been from the first moment, if you see these manifesting themselves in any degree, you need to come in and if you can’t, stop the medication immediately. Then come and see me as soon as possible.

I have been very fortunate in that Concerta seems to be working great for me and that this is also the first medication tried.

With the success that I have been blessed with, I only wish and hope that all other have similar successes and positive results.

The only downside that I have seen so far is that my appetite is completely eliminated for up to 10 hours after I take the medication. I figure its a small price to pay but realize that taking some sort of meal replacement formula like Carnation’s instant breakfast drink or EAS Myoplex protein drink/meal-replacement to ensure that I am getting nutrients and calories into my body to maintain my health. Not only that but some sort of multi-vitamin.

Sorry, I am thinking like a bodybuilder again… nutrition and supplements… my apologies.

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