Seroquel has helped me a lot since my diagnosis of BPD nine years ago. Unfortunately my "so called" psychiatrist put me on extremely high doses os Meds-- 1000mg. SEROQUEL / day; 6mg Clonazepam/day; Prozac, wellbutrin, and 30mg. Temazepam for sleep at night! Can you believe it? I lived in a " fog" for six years. It was a nightmare.
I finally realized that my life had come to a "standstill" because I was in what was like a "drug induced" coma. I have no memory of those six years.
Wwhat is my point? Meds can really help Borderlibe but most are addicting so PLEASE BE CAREFUL. YOUR PSYCHIATRIST ISN'T ALWAYS RIGHT WITH YOUR MEDS!
I switched doctors and asked to be on minimal doses of Meds required for my BPD. I am now on only 200mg SERoquel / day, and an antidepressant, with an occasional Valium. I feel ALIVE AGAIN and am AWARE of what is happening in my life . I am in counseling and go to a support group., which I think help just as much or more than the Meds.
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