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Wife's Psych Overprescribes
tectonic posted:
My spouse and I shared the same psychiatrist for years. He was essentially a pill pusher. I finally stopped seeing him when he had me on 6 different uppers and downers and I was feeling miserable. My wife however continues to see him. Five years ago my wife had a serious addiction to ritilin; she was getting monthly supplies from three different doctors including this psychiatrist. After years of trying to get her help I finally told her doctors what was going on. Within a year, the psychiatrist had her back on a large dose of ritilin along with Nuvigil ( a stimulate-type drug), 90 xanax a month, lunesta, ambian, and an antidepressent. Does this seem kosher?
TDXSP08 responded:
I'm not a Dr. but this sounds like a cheese burger and milkshake at a jewish deli, Me personally would turn this Dr into the State medical board where you reside because this definately sounds like a standard of care that he can not justify 2 sleeping pills , 2 stimulants, 1 high dose Anxiolytic (you dont specify the dose but even the lowest tabs of Xanax taking 90 a month is allot) and God only knows what Anti depressant he's feeding her, Has he ever said what his goal was for her on all these meds , Does she have a Therapist? what do they think?

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