This is Dr. David
are you having hallucinations?
are you taking antidepressants?
yes taking them
you might need more than just antidepressants if you are having hallucinations.
you might need an antipsychotic medication.
what medication are you taking?
ciltapram and propronol
can you tell me about your hallucinations?
there is bloke keeps poping with moustache asking to do stupid things follow people round and self harm
seems to copy what im doing as well having etc
you need to see a psychiatrist
and tell your psychiatrist this.
and see if different medications can help.
the citalopram and propranolol may not be enough.
what if medication doing it
no, the medications would not be causing hallucinations.
it sounds like you could have psychosis
which is where your mind causes you to have hallucinations.
you need to see a doctor right away
why is that never had them before
and psychiatrist preferably.
sometimes they can just happen out of the blue.
how long have you been taking the citalopram?
go no control over it
important you see your doctor or any doctor right away.
you can go to the A&E as well.
so you have been on the cialopram since Nov 2013.
that is 5 months now.
do you have an A&E close to you
where you can tell a doctor you are having these hallucinations.
I don't want you to harm yourself.
are you willing to go there now?
right will do
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started with antidepresants
yes, I know you started with citalopram last November 2013
but it sounds like you need different medications to control your hallucinations now.
you need to see a psychiatrist to help you change your medications
to something that controls psychosis.
and helps control hallucinations.
might be having on them
it might not be the citalopram causing these hallucinations.
propranolol would not cause hallucinations.
what about ventlavaxin
on that before cit
ventlavaxin is effexor and is another antidepressant.
usually that doesn't cause hallucinations.
this all started on antide
mirtazapine is Remeron and is another antidepressant.
that would not usually cause hallucinations.
it sounds like you have had a long history of bad depression
and you are now having psychosis and hallucinations.
it sounds like you need a different type of medication to help fight hallucinations.
there are other medications like quetiapine which could help you fight these hallucinations.
or aripiprazole which could help.
you need to talk to your doctor about changing your medications and trying something new.
does this help?
do you have other questions?
what pshcosis hallucination
psychosis is a mental condition where you have hallucinations.
could mental brake down cause it
mental breakdown does not cause hallucinations.
what is the cause of it
we don't know what the cause is.
some people have psychosis and develop hallucinations.
other people have bad depression
other people have extreme anxiety disorder.
and we don't know why .
I wish we could find out why.
it trying get me to stupid things i go see a doctor so my mind is in the land of make believe
try to ignore the hallucinations as best as you can
and see a doctor as soon as possible
to get started on anti-psychosis medications.
you have to do this soon.
I know it is hard.
go to the A&E right away.
I don't want you to hurt yourself.
right thank you
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