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Has anybody here ever tried a genetic test to see what medications might work better than others based on your genetic profile? I recently completed one and found that my current antidepressant (Prozac) and atypical (zyprexa) are likely metabolized too fast and I might as well be taking a placebo. Found out also that I’m hypersensitive to Ativan which explains withdrawal difficulties 

 

I have felt like my medication has been worthless for some time now so feels good to see that validated...now on to finding the right combo. Note I am not focused on being medication free as I have always needed something on board for my bipolar depression. Of course I curse the day 2 years ago that it was deemed daily use of Ativan would be a good addition to my “cocktail”

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Has anybody here ever tried a genetic test to see what medications might work better than others based on your genetic profile? I recently completed one and found that my current antidepressant (Prozac) and atypical (zyprexa) are likely metabolized too fast and I might as well be taking a placebo. Found out also that I’m hypersensitive to Ativan which explains withdrawal difficulties 

 

I have felt like my medication has been worthless for some time now so feels good to see that validated...now on to finding the right combo. Note I am not focused on being medication free as I have always needed something on board for my bipolar depression. Of course I curse the day 2 years ago that it was deemed daily use of Ativan would be a good addition to my “cocktail”

 

No genetic test will tell you that.

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I took the test last year. My psychiatrist had me try the ones that were supposed to be safe. Nothing worked. But I had the gastric bypass so most meds give me adverse reactions. I’ve been trying a half ass taper. Nothing is working. I had to change psychiatrists because she told me to just stop the lorazepam and she was positive that I’d have no withdrawals. I’ve been in hell for 1 month now. You’ve done better than me. Sending positive vibes your way. I’d like to know your progress.
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