i have been coming off of risperdal and seroquel slowly...being put on abilify and an increase twice in lamictal all since february...all slowly...each time the pdoc changes things he and my case manager warn me that i will feel some effects from it alll...i try to remember that but it all feels like a nightmare sometimes....i am scared...these feelings...my heart racing...my mind racing...my mood plummeting...sorry to be so dreary...:( i called and left a message for my case manager/counselor...i have to wait til tomorrow to hear from her...fearing my husband will die...no reason for that...illogical, irrational thinking....i am amazed i can realize all this....i guess i have tried to educate myself on bp and anxiety good...anyway, has anyone else experienced highly extreme mood swings, anxiety/fears, etc when having med changes? thankks.
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