Our expert says:
Phew, You seem to mention some 11 drugs, maybe more, you've tried, in around 5 years. That's a lot. And you seem to describe experiencing nasty side-effects, some of them uncommon, on many or most of these.
A couple of thoughts. You mention feeling "anxious sometimes and some times a bit down". So do I. Life is normally never constantly relaxed and cheerful. Maybe it'd be useful for you to review whether any of these drugs really significantly benefit you, and what are realistic treatment goals : how should on expect to feel.
If you were a member of my family, I'd consider whether it'd be worth trying careful and gradual withdrawal of the drugs on a schedule planned with your psychiatrist's advice ( remember that with any of these sorts of drugs, abrupt stopping of them can cause seriously unpleasant symptoms , even when one is switching between them ) and then a serious trial of CBT, Cognitive-Behaviour Therapy, a specific form of counselling which has been shown in good research to be effective in anxiety and depression, and which help you regain control of the situation and to better regulate your moods and your responses to them.
On your specific recent questions about changing your meds, these really need to be discussed with your psychiatrist who know the details of your condition and responses to meds, and has chosen your current drug plan carefully.
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