Our expert says:
Pleased to hear you're still with us ; sorry to hear you're still feling so glum. Lithium is one of the rare drugs where blood levels can be relatively easily measured and are significant --- too low a level and it won't be effective, too high a level and the side-effects would be unpleasant, for no added benefit. Your psychiatrist will decide on the level to aim at, knowing you and the usual results from the blood lab locally.
ABSOLUTELY DO NOT --- *NOT* --- work on any sort of plan about offing yourself. This situation will not endure, so you ought to endure to reach the more peaeful places ahead.
And have more conversations with your shrink, bing very frank about how you feel, and asking him ( with the wisdom of his experience and knowledge of you ) for answers to your very cogent questions. The others are as mood stabilizers and to relieve the depression. There are many other meds, and combinations, to try, and it's worth persisting to find the right combo that will suit your particular chemistry, and enable you to enjoy more stability and positiveness.
The Xanor and Dormonoct are presumably for anxiety symptoms and to help you sleep better.
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