I was recently diagnosed bipolar II and started seeking counseling. Unfortunately the psychologist I am seeing is not the one who diagnosed me and is simply treating me as though I have simple depression. I am now into my 2nd week of taking prozac, 3rd day taking 20mg and I am having a poor reaction to it. My blood pressure is elevated to the point i can feel my heart beat and feel chest pain. Also, I cannot focus on anything, am feeling confused all the time and shaking and my mania is off the charts. Also, my depressive times are more extreme with even more dark and negative thoughts going through my head than I used to deal with. When I informed her that it was my understanding to take a mood stabilizer for my condition she simply told me they would make me fat. I am truly scared and would really appreciate any input available. Thank you! Also, I have called her number and left messages but still nothing. so i guess my questions are: What should I do in this situation? When should I be concerned about my blood pressure enough to go to the ER? etc... Thank you again!View Thread
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