I'm going through a really difficult situation right now and could use some of y'alls advice. Let me give a quick rundown of everything going on.
Current symptoms (worst to least)
* Nausea & Dizzyness - not really in my stomach, but in my head. Feel like I'm going to vomit at any minute
* Extreme fatigue, as if I can't even lift a spoon to eat.
* Chills (no fever) - freezing cold!
* Sinus headaches & earaches - pressure behind eyes
* Ear fullness
* Extreme sensitivity to sound
1.) Had a terrible time getting off klonopin a year ago but finally did. See oldschool posts if necessary.
2.) Doc started me on Xanax .5mg as needed for panic attacks that resurfaced in January '11. For the past two months or so, I've "yo-yo'd" as they say from taking 1 to 1.5 mg per day for a few days, then a few days off, etc etc. Probably no more than a week off in between at any given time. About 12 or so days ago, I started to notice a tolerance; .5 mg wasn't doing it anymore, and I upped it to .75 mg at a time. Bad sign, I know. Basically have taken them every day since, but pretty much ran out and the doc wants me off so he hasn't prescribed any more. So for the past few days I've gone from taking close to 2 mg/day to more like .5mg/day spread throughout the day. Just took my last one left. Not ideal.
3.) Ended up with what felt like the flu (fever of 100.5), followed by a cold, followed by a sinus infection about 10 days ago. Felt terrible, although I feel like the sinus symptoms themselves are beginning to resolve. I have severe chronic sinus issues and am seeing an ENT on wednesday to sort this out. I'm concerned I still have a low-grade bacterial infection and that it's causing these symptoms.
4.) Started taking Celexa (10 mg) about 5 days ago. I've taken Lexapro in the past, and don't remember having terrible onset symptoms. Probably the worst possible time to start this drug, but my anxiety has crippled me and emotions have been all over the place; it's gotta happen.
I've felt literally like I'm dying for the past few days and have been inches from driving myself to the ER. Can someone shed some light on what the hell is going on in my life right now?