Patient :Why do depressants (benzos, butalbital) make me so horribly depressed the next day? And what can I do to offset it? It's like a rebound effect that lasts 1-2 days after a single dose.
I currently take Prozac and tianeptine and do other things to manage my depression, which works great until I take a sedative. (I take Fioricet for migraines occasionally and benzos when flying or going to the dentist). I avoid alcohol altogether because it has a similar effect.
Symptoms: Depression, panic attacks and cognitive impairment after taking any benzo or butalbital.
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