Re: Anti-depressants?

From: Jo Eslick (
Mon Jan 28 19:45:13 2002

Dear Jean,

I am very concerned that you are asking us for advice for medication.  I really think that these questions should be reserved for your doctor, as only he/she is aware of all the other medications you take.  Some anti depressants effect some of the pain medications.

Love & hugs


>From: "Jean Long"
>To: Multiple recipients of list ADHESIONS
>Subject: Anti-depressants?
>Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2002 01:04:38 -0600
>Does anyone know a GOOD anti-depressant that doesn't make you into a zombie,
>upset your stomach, make you gain weight, or constipate you?
>Also....what is the difference in an anti-depressant and a nerve pill, if
>I have bad nerves and am depressed much more lately so maybe I need help to
>get over it.
>I'm not sure what I need or if my body will even tolerate them, but I think
>maybe I should check into something for it.
>The pain doctor even mentioned it to me because she thinks it may help me.
>She said since I have had to endure so much in my life, and especially the
>past 2 years, that I should be getting help to deal with that in addition to
>the pain.
>My system doesn't tolerate very much though and I MUST be capable of
>Putting weight on would only depress me more.
>Many years ago I was on something for my nerves and/or depression (don't
>remember what) and it was terrible!
>I was just a zombie, just wanted to sleep, didn't care about anything
>anymore, and couldn't think or even feel my body.
>I went from one extreme to the other (from worrying about everything to not
>caring about anything)!!
>I DON'T want that again, and that is why I have been shying away from them.
>I want to care (just not to extreme), be happy go lucky again, and have
>Any advice?
>"SMILE............It confuses people!"

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