Welcome to our community. Please fill in the following template as a way of introducing yourself, and helping others to understand your background and situation.
Thank you. I wish I was arrogant about any of these though.
Where are you from (country)?
I am from Turkey.
How did you find this forum (Google search – if so, what search terms? Via link from a forum or website – if so, what page? Other?)
Many ways including Google/Yandex search. My search terms are obviously “PSSD, cure, lawsuit, [insert here any drug name]” and so on.
What is your current age, height, weight?
21 (born in '98), 174 cm, 80 kg.
What specific drug did you use (finasteride, dutasteride, saw palmetto, isotretinoin/Accutane, fluoxetine, sertraline, citalopram, leuprorelin, etc…)?
Sertraline and mirtazapine, but my real murderer was trialing drugs very randomly.
What dose did you take (eg. 1 mg/day, 1 mg every other day etc.)?
50 mg and 15 mg daily, respectively.
What condition was being treated with the drug?
Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) and insomnia due to overthinking. Actually, the main reason why I was sent to a doctor was my recreational Suboxone usage. I swear to God, even it is more safeful than these so called “happy pills”. Happy my ass.
For how long did you take the drug (weeks/months/years)?
Just for 2 months.
How old were you, and WHEN (date) did you start the drug?
20, February of '19.
How old were you when you quit, and WHEN (date) did you quit?
20, April '19.
How did you quit (cold turkey or taper off)?
By just giving up swallowing the drugs.
How long into your usage did you notice the onset of side effects?
As soon as I swallowed the first dose, the side effects showed theirselves.
What side effects did you experience that have yet to resolve since discontinuation?
None of them, to be honest. That’s why I am here now.
Check the boxes that apply. You can save your post first, then interactively check/uncheck the boxes by clicking on them. If your symptoms change, please update your list.
(LEGEND: +: yes, ×: sometimes, ?: not sure, blank: no)
[+] Loss of Libido / Sex Drive
[+] Erectile Dysfunction
[×] Loss of Morning Erections
[×] Loss of Spontaneous Erections
[×] Loss of Nocturnal Erections
[×] Watery Ejaculate
Inability or Difficulty to Ejaculate / Orgasm
[?] Reduced Sperm Count / Motility
[+] Emotional Blunting / Emotionally Flat
[?] Difficulty Focusing / Concentrating
[×] Memory Loss / Forgetfulness
[?] Stumbling over Words / Losing Train of Thought
[?] Slurring of Speech
[+] Lack of Motivation / Feeling Passive / Complacency
Extreme Anxiety / Panic Attacks
Severe Depression / Melancholy
[×] Suicidal Thoughts
[+] Penile Tissue Changes (narrowing, shrinkage, wrinkled)
[?] Penis curvature / rotation on axis
[×] Testicular Shrinkage / Loss of Fullness
[+] Genital numbness / sensitivity decrease
Gynecomastia (male breasts)
Dry / Dark Circles under eyes
Persistent Fatigue / Exhaustion
Stomach Pains / Digestion Problems
Constipation / “Poo Pellets”
Vision - Acuity Decrease / Blurriness
Tinnitus (ringing or high pitched sound in ears)
Increased hair loss
Lowered body temperature
[+] Heart Palpilations (due to reboxetine)
[+] Sexual Anhedonia (pleasureless orgasms)
[?] Weaken Response to Alcohol
What (if any) treatments have you undertaken to recover from your side effects since discontinuation of the drug?
Trialing drugs, visiting doctors, blood test, having sex…
If you have pre or post-drug blood tests, what hormonal changes have you encountered since discontinuing the drug (please post your test results in the “Blood Tests” section and link to them in your post)?
I was told that each of my numbers was in range, but it might be not accurate.
Anything not listed in the above questions you’d like to share about your experience?
The only reason why I am still alive despite this nonsense is that I believe in the possibility in the cure.
Tell us your story, in your own words, about your usage and side effects experienced while on/off the drug.
I am not that much important. Just a dude who wants to get rid of this bullshit. If you wonder anything about me, just send your questions under this post.