Again, I must reblog one of Sue’s posts. “My loud bipolar whispers”. There is so much important information in this post, please read if you are bipolar or going through other mental illness issues. The post refers to medications and such that can be dangerous to your mental health instead of helping.
Here is the sad truth and reality about taking medications for a mental illness. I think any long use on the exact same medication can become problematic because they wreak havoc on your entire body and most importantly your brain.
I have now taken two medications that have nearly killed me for two different reasons. The first medication that nearly killed me last year was called Trileptal, used to treat bipolar. I was on the highest dose of that medication usually prescribed for approximately eight years.
The other medication that most recently almost killed me is Clonazepam (generic name). Well known as Klonopin (brand name). I have taken Klonopin for over 20 years to help control my anxiety, hypomania and mania symptoms.
I most recently learned of the severe, possible lethal complications for using Klonipin as long and as much as I did. I learned of the dangers of Klonipin…
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