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I have heard many times that a low dose of atypical anti psychotics have really helped take anxiety down to a level where DP disappears. Can anyone suggest a good one? I've tried quetiapine but it knocks me out too much, even at a small dose. I've seen supiride mentioned but I don't think that is available on prescription in UK anymore. Also have seen Perphenazine mentioned.
Again, I'm talking a low dose here. SSRIs aren't that great for extreme anxiety and benzos obviously are not a good long term solution.
 

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Dolmatil is the UK and Ireland brandname for Sulpiride and should be available in the UK....It is here in Ireland...

Try 200mg once a day in the morning even if its suggested to take it at night...I know from personal experience i get better benefits from taking it early in the day...You should see an improvement within a few weeks....It had me back on my feet within the first week of taking it....

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sulpiride

Dont mix it up with Amisulpiride - Different drug.......

I would actually like some updates on this if you decide to go this route...

Keep us posted...
 

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Quietapine does knock you out at low doses. The sedative effect does not increase with the dose, and one can adjust to it quickly as I did on the few periods that I took it. . I used it for insomnia and it was a life saver. I think I took only 50-75mg for the insomnia.

For the anxiety and other issues I faced during episodes of major depression, I think I took 250 or 300mg. Schizophrenics are often dosed at 400 mg and higher. One does what is necessary.
 

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I bang on about it a lot here, but CBD is relaxing and is thought to have some antipsychotic effects. As THC is believed to increase the chances of psychosis in some studies, CBD actually acts in the opposite way. It helps me sleep as well and dream, so if that is an issue as well I recommend it.

Seems there are some that struggle with sleep here so I think it could be effective for those individuals
 

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I haven't tried CBD. It's something I probably should have tried before going back on antidepressants. I don't think the two can be combined.

I'll report back here if I am prescribed an antipsychotic. I think I will definitely try one out at a low dose for a few weeks and see how it affects me. If i see any useful atypical antipsychotic success stories from other people, I will post them here.
 

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I don't think it wise for people who are allergic to peanuts, to try peanut butter. That's why I won't be experimenting with CBD oil. Good luck to all those who will.
 

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I don't think it wise for people who are allergic to peanuts, to try peanut butter. That's why I won't be experimenting with CBD oil. Good luck to all those who will.
I tend to agree.......

Its not very well regulated and god only knows what your putting into yourself....

Doctors refuse to prescribe it here so ya have to buy it online or from a sketchy store...I will pass on that I think...
 

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They are starting to prescribe it in the NHS and have already technically made it legal for special cases such as untreatable epilepsy. The THC in these CBD oils is negligible and you can even get ones that have just CBD in them and no other cannabinoids.

There are multiple studies of brain scans and theories of how it functions at receptors. It really does seem to act the opposite of THC. I have been high on skunk THC many times and CBD has never brought about those negative psychoactive affects. I have said before that 'being high' to me was derealization which I now know is not a normal high for normal people.

I respect your decision to avoid it, but it wouldn't hurt to also look into the scientific studies on it. CBD will be cheaper and easier to get soon, so I will be upping the dose when I can. I had the same assumptions when I first heard about it, it was only after seeing how it helped so many peoples anxiety/insomnia/ptsd etc that I started to become intrigued. I have obviously read nightmare stories about skunk/high THC affecting people, I can genuinely say I have only read positive reviews on CBD. Some people feel no effect

https://www.theguardian.com/science/2018/aug/29/brain-scans-show-how-cannabis-extract-may-help-people-with-psychosis

https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamapsychiatry/article-abstract/2697762

They gave 600mg (a big dose) to people at high risk of psychosis and found positive effects. I completely agree that THC and skunk are very harmful. But even when I had hash I was 'ok' on that drug ie didn't get derealization as the CBD/THC ratio is more balanced (not a recommendation). The difference between hash and skunk was literally like two different drugs or comparing coffee to cocaine. Read into it a little, you might be surprised

To give some perspective of that 600mg dose in a day, I probably take around 500mg a month
 

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I am taking sulpiride at a very low dose (50mg) sometimes (I dont take it everyday) . first I thought it is helping me but I am not so sure anymore tbh. I feel like shit since 2 days
 

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I am taking sulpiride at a very low dose (50mg) sometimes (I dont take it everyday) . first I thought it is helping me but I am not so sure anymore tbh. I feel like shit since 2 days
I think to get the best effect, you would need to take it every day so that your body gets used to it. Then after a few days, when the worst side effects start to wear off, you might start to feel a benefit from the medication. Just a suggestion. Might be worth trying out.
 

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I think to get the best effect, you would need to take it every day so that your body gets used to it. Then after a few days, when the worst side effects start to wear off, you might start to feel a benefit from the medication. Just a suggestion. Might be worth trying out.
I am only willing to take an antipsychotic sporadically when I am in big need . I will not take antipsychotics everyday . no way . I will ask my doc if I can take solian sometimes

I will even stop taking effexor everyday
 

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I am only willing to take an antipsychotic sporadically when I am in big need . I will not take antipsychotics everyday . no way . I will ask my doc if I can take solian sometimes

I will even stop taking effexor everyday
Haha, ok. As far as i understand it, it will just make things worse if you take antipsychotics and antidepressants sporadically. It will make your brain chemistry unstable. The brain likes consistency so it can stabilise and that is especially important if you want to recover from anxiety conditions. I would say take these sort of medications every day or not at all. Hope you can work something out with your doctor and feel better soon.
 

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Haha, ok. As far as i understand it, it will just make things worse if you take antipsychotics and antidepressants sporadically. It will make your brain chemistry unstable. The brain likes consistency so it can stabilise and that is especially important if you want to recover from anxiety conditions. I would say take these sort of medications every day or not at all. Hope you can work something out with your doctor and feel better soon.
oh no -.-

well my doc said I can take sulpiride sporadically . he would like me to take an antipsychotic everyday but I dont want to . I actually only need medication in special cases when my anxiety and weird thoughts are at peak . I have many "normal" days . I dont want to take something everyday

I will ask my doc if I can take CBD oil + solian sporadically
 

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I want to keep you guys up to date . I lately stopped taking effexor and now I am taking only sulpiride sometimes . I have the feeling that the sulpiride helps me with dp/dr a little . when I take it my mood improves a little , my obsessive thoughts improve a little too . and it also helps a little bit against the tunnel vision from dr . I take a very low dose 50mg on demand
 

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Dolmatil is the UK and Ireland brandname for Sulpiride and should be available in the UK....It is here in Ireland...

Try 200mg once a day in the morning even if its suggested to take it at night...I know from personal experience i get better benefits from taking it early in the day...You should see an improvement within a few weeks....It had me back on my feet within the first week of taking it....

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sulpiride

Dont mix it up with Amisulpiride - Different drug.......

I would actually like some updates on this if you decide to go this route...

Keep us posted...
How did affect your dp/dr then? I have extreme dissociation does it make you feel more connect and or grounded with your surroundings? I barely have any noticeable anxieyt anymore only severe dissociation. And 24/7 dp/dr and basically every symptom. Haven't used meds that much,but I am at the point I need to try something or otherwise I'll wont be able to function anymore
 

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I want to keep you guys up to date . I lately stopped taking effexor and now I am taking only sulpiride sometimes . I have the feeling that the sulpiride helps me with dp/dr a little . when I take it my mood improves a little , my obsessive thoughts improve a little too . and it also helps a little bit against the tunnel vision from dr . I take a very low dose 50mg on demand
Why not take it everyday if it's helping ?

I'm really considering getting back on atypical anti psychotic since it helped with my dr. ( I stopped because I felt cured but I relapsed )
 

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Why not take it everyday if it's helping ?

I'm really considering getting back on atypical anti psychotic since it helped with my dr. ( I stopped because I felt cured but I relapsed )
because it makes me fat as fuck . I will even try to take it less frequent than now and change my diet to lose the weight again

and I dont like taking something everyday because then I feel "forced" somehow
 

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How did affect your dp/dr then? I have extreme dissociation does it make you feel more connect and or grounded with your surroundings? I barely have any noticeable anxieyt anymore only severe dissociation. And 24/7 dp/dr and basically every symptom. Haven't used meds that much,but I am at the point I need to try something or otherwise I'll wont be able to function anymore
Takes the overwhelming power out of my DP completely and allows me to function quite normally...

Without it im literally incapacitated with panic, fear, paranoia, existential thinking, obsession etc etc etc.....

Lifesaver drug for me.....
 

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Hi. This is Angie from Denver again. I have been researching Dolmatil and Sulpiride and evidently this isn't available in the US. I don't know why. I am trying to find out. Has anyone in the US tried this? I have a call into my doctor to see what he can find out. I have tried everything. Right now, I take 20 mg of Celexa at night to keep panic attacks at bay, but the only my depersonalization and anxiety is a small dose of Xanax, which I have taken one a day for over 30 years. I never needed to take more - unless it is a very rough day, I may take another .25 at night to sleep.

I really need to find something else to give me more relief!

Thanks!
 
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