jane q. public

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Panic attacks

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I had a bunch of stuff to say about drugs that have helped me with panic attacks and those that don’t (like what I’m taking right now), but I’m lazy.

The drug I’ve had success with isn’t available in generic form, so it is a stretch to work it into our budget. That makes me want to throw things.

Anyway, I haven’t been terribly social for quite some time thanks to all of this. People probably think I’m a flake. Hopefully I’ll find a solution soon. I’m trying.

Written by janeqpublic

February 27, 2013 at 6:12 am

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  1. Oh man, panic attacks are the worst. I got one yesterday at work and felt like I was going to die. 😦 I hope you find a good solution soon…


    February 28, 2013 at 3:23 am

    • Luckily I have some Ativan, but I’m almost out of it. It probably won’t be a big deal to get more, but I always worry that the doctor might say no. I also have to throw out breast milk when I take it, which feels like pouring money in the sink. :/

      Ideally, I’d like to get back on Cymbalta,
      which worked well (I only stopped because the OB suggested Lexapro when I decided it was time to get pregnant).


      February 28, 2013 at 3:44 am

  2. […] out more at a time, since I do it fewer times per day), and that has been debilitating for me. As I mentioned yesterday, I’m struggling while trying to get my anxiety back under control, but I have a sneaking […]

    On milk | jane q. public

    February 28, 2013 at 10:47 am

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