I keep getting asked what meds I am on. I decided to do a video on it to finally answer people BUT I must point out that what works for me might NOT work for you! Also, I am not a doctor!! I can not tell you what meds will work well for you!
hi guys today I'm gonna do a video on medication I didn't really want to do this video I have done other videos on medication but I keep getting asked by people what medication you are Sherina what medication have you been on what works you so I thought I'd do this video I don't know if you'll find it helpful and I don't think you'll probably get the answer but you want I will tell you though what medications I've been on but but but but I am NOT a doctor so I can't tell you what medication you need to be on also what works for me might be horrible for you and you'll think oh my god I hate these meds and trust me because I've had friends with borderline personality disorder and we've been on the same meds and I've been like these meds are great and they're like I want to kill myself and vice versa the other way around so what works for me might not work for you also I have said in another video as well and if you're on medication you're thinking oh my meds don't work are you drinking are you using drugs because I say this because I did this and I used to go back to my doctor the drugs don't work the meds don't work why didn't tell them I wasn't telling them that I was drinking loads of how cold everyday New Zealand drugs drugs and alcohol will interfere with your medication so if you want to know if your medication works properly you need to cut out the drugs and alcohol hard I know yeah right so I've said I'm not doctor I can't tell you what you need to be on but I will go through what I've been on right so when I was back when I was 21 I was in the mental health ward for months living now and I was on I must have been 24 to 28 tablets a day and I was on a right hold useful mixture and I I was on an anti depressant I I'm pretty sure it was citalopram I was on citalopram I have been on that and I like to tell it from but I'm pretty sure all the way back there nothing I was on that one for years I was on I've got my little list here carbamazepine which i think is used for epilepsy as well I think it's also a mood stabilizer I was on something called the spiral now I don't know if these are the actual medical names or the manufacturer of the medication these are just what I'm remembering and the bus Byron I sure X and zopiclone zopiclone was for my sleep I think the at relax was anxiety and perspire and I think hang xiety as well and there's opportune for my sleeve because I had it really intrusive thoughts I just couldn't sleep so that would help me then I got pregnant with my daughter my first child and you can't take carbamazepine safely I don't think I don't think it's entirely safe to have in pregnancy so I came off a lot of my medication I went completely loopy in the pregnancy and they decided very early on they needed me back on something and they put me on an anti-depressive because I've stopped all these other meds I got pregnant and actually I didn't listen to my doctor that I just stopped everything myself so no wonder I just went because I took no doctors advice and I feel I've taken into my own hands yeah and it did not work out very well for me so they put me on an antidepressant and that antidepressant was sertraline I think sertraline is like the best known to be okay in pregnancy okay for breastfeeding and so yeah I started on the app when my daughter was born my daughter's seven now and that is the still the antidepressant I'm on today I'm on 200 milligrams of it which i think is that the maximum amount I can be on so after I'd had my children I never went back on to that big mixture of medication I was under a new doctor and I got put on an antidepressant and I was no longer a mood stabilizer I got put on an anti-psychotic for me this combination worked really well the antipsychotic really helped with my intrusive thoughts my anxiety and help call me the antidepressant made me feel all right lifted my mood a bit but I've heard like I also know other people that have been on the answer depressant antipsychotic combination and it's worked really well for them as well but I have also met people in the medical profession saying you shouldn't be on an anti-psychotic you're not psychotic and true but my intrusive thoughts were becoming so real maybe it was a kind of psychosis but to be fair I don't think of a psychotic at this point but they worked they did work and I've seen them work for other people not always the sertraline quetiapine makes quetiapine was the antipsychotic I was on and I was on 200 milligrams of that as well so um yeah not always on that someone might have been on to citalopram and the lanza pain or you know there's lots of lots of different ones and again what works for some doesn't work for another years ago I was on surak's at and I started attempting suicide I was just so down and it turned out that lots of people have this problem I think it's a rock sound I'm pretty sure it was it was a long time ago so if you are taking a medication and you notice all of a sudden your mood go crash get yourself to a doctor don't just assume it is you it could be the medication making you worse so it isn't worth just leaving it if you're feeling bad go back to your doctor I am a big believer of medication like I've said in my other videos medication alone won't fix you you need a combination but what medication will do it can take the edge off so you're then able to engage in therapy whereas at one point when I say wasn't on medication I'd be so anxious I couldn't leave the house I was so depressed I didn't want to get out bed so there was no way I was going to engage in any kind of therapy or go and see a counselor or do anything but the medication actually gave me the little kick up the butt I needed to go to therapy and then the combination of medication and the therapy and the counseling together worked there are people out there that don't believe in mental health medication and like my view is if you have a headache you would take a paracetamol so why would you not take something that can help you because often a lot like depression that it is a chemical imbalance in the brain if you can take a medication that can kind of sort that out why wouldn't you and but I suppose like I said for mental health our sight out of mind people forget about it don't they but yeah so I hope I've answered your questions people that have asked me what medication are many out on but-but-but-but like I keep saying you might go to doctors they can try these notifications like these meds and they might be hideous because honestly they all work in different ways for different people so but I have now told you so I hope that helped all right guys enjoy the rest of your week
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