Do Not Attempt
I did a no no. A definite no no in the mental illness world. I decided, by myself, that I am going to try to get off of Geodon. I have been having so many problems trying to actually get the medication itself, and it is just so freakin expensive, so buying it out of pocket isn't feasible, therefore I have decided that I do not want to take it anymore. Besides, I'm not even sure if it is doing anything anymore anyways. I have decreased my dosage by half. This is day 3 of taking only 60 mg of Geodon and I feel pretty great. I haven't noticed anything, other than maybe having more energy and being able to function better in the morning. I really thought that by decreasing it that much I would have felt the difference. Now the question is: Do I go off of the med entirely, or not? Of course, I must say, do not try this at home. Always discuss with your doctor about your medication changes and things you want to adjust. I know I am being hypocritical, but I am under the supervision of a nurse almost full time and he knows what to look for and knows when to call the doctor if needed. I don't feel the need to inform my doctor yet, as I haven't seen him for awhile and have just been getting med refills, because quite frankly, I have been doing mostly wonderful over the past little while, which is why I haven't blogged. But I figured a med change is blog worthy content. I really think my miracle drug is Lamictal. Any tiny adjustment to that med and I get depressed as hell. Last time th...
Do Not Attempt