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Withdrawal hell, which supplements worked best for you in the early acute stage

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Really in need of some advice here big time.

I am so irritable and angry during the acute phase that I am pretty sure I will lose my job if I don’t get a handle on my mood swings. Unfortunately I can’t get any time off for at least 3 months and don’t have parents/family I can move in with if worst comes to worst.

I can’t keep living like this and waiting for annual leave so I can withdraw from dexamphetamines. I am actually worried this shit will kill me before then. I find my days off are spent in bed feeling awful as I refuse to allow myself to take them on my days off now (which is some mild improvement from using everyday I suppose ).

I find my mood lasts like this for an entire month when I quit. I was lucky with quitting awhile back when I was in between jobs but don’t have the same luxury this time around. I spent a entire month in bed and was downright nasty to everyone, my flat mate even kicked me out for being such a bitch 24/7. 

Are there any herbs, vitamins I can take? I have bought L-tyrosine and starting taking a few days ago, am also taking a multivitamin and some extra magnesium. Wellbutrin isn’t prescribed here in oz (only as a smoking cessation aid under the brand name Zyban). I don’t really want to take anymore chemicals at the moment. I will keep reading the posts on here and see what others have suggested. Thanks for your help. Quitting really sucks. I can’t believe I was dumb enough to take Dex again all for the sake of fitting into my work trousers again :(. 

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Sounds like your already on the right track with a multivitamin and magnesium.  Maybe also add in some vitamin D.  I never really found any supplements that made a profound difference.

One of the best things you could do is make it to the gym and do some cardio and weights.  The thing is, your not going to feel like it when your irritable and having mood swings but if you can force yourself there, I think the fog starts to lift much quicker.

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16 hours ago, Socially awkward said:

I can’t believe I was dumb enough to take Dex again all for the sake of fitting into my work trousers again :(

lol yea it's pretty dumb but i've been there. as @Tom23Jones said, supplements will have a very subtle effect if at all. you can maybe try:

lithium orotate (for mood)

l-theanine (anxiety / stress)
kava kava tea (anxiety / stress)

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Thanks for your advice. I have literally spent the last 3 days asleep but did manage to do 1 yoga class. I am working my usually 0700 till 2000 hr shifts this whole week but I’m going to set little goals for myself at work even if it’s just going a full hr or 2 without my pills just to see how long I can last. They don’t offer any benefit to me anymore other than warding off the withdrawals anyway. I have also bought acetyl -L carnitine which I think might be helping my energy a little bit. I am still grumpy but not as bad as last time, just mainly tired and can’t stop eating junk foods like biscuits, chips and chocolate. Hopefully work won’t be too bad this week, am only working 5 shifts instead of 6 as cutting back to 60hrs pw from 72 now. Hopefully they will get more staff soon and I can cut back even more. I think I look even sicker than half the people I am looking after who are on life support :(. No job is worth risking your health and taking stimulants for I’m discovering even it means I have to find another field of work.

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You need to upregulate dopamine. Try 250mg Uridine monophospate 1-2xday with fish oil (higher DHA) and a b-complex.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B00C43H89C/ref=mp_s_a_1_7_a_it?ie=UTF8&qid=1545848796&sr=8-7&keywords=uridine+monophosphate&dpPl=1&dpID=410j6fhnBBL&ref=plSrch

https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B003O1U7AK/ref=mp_s_a_1_7_a_it?ie=UTF8&qid=1545848865&sr=8-7&keywords=now+dha+500&dpPl=1&dpID=41xJawLl8FL&ref=plSrch

https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B00DHTQNQ6/ref=mp_s_a_1_3_a_it?ie=UTF8&qid=1545848900&sr=8-3&keywords=life+extension+b+complex&dpPl=1&dpID=415LolQOv4L&ref=plSrch

tyrosine 500-1500mg 2x/day(empty stomach) L-Tyrosine has been shown to be better than the more popular “NALT”

https://blog.priceplow.com/nootropics/l-tyrosine

https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B01AMSMDY0/ref=mp_s_a_1_2_a_it?ie=UTF8&qid=1545848757&sr=8-2-spons&keywords=l+tyrosine+500mg&psc=1

Tributyrate 500mg  2-3x/day

https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B075NTPXY2/ref=mp_s_a_1_fkmr0_1_a_it?ie=UTF8&qid=1545848505&sr=8-1-fkmr0&keywords=Tributyrate+complete+biotic

phenylpiracetam 100mg once every 4-5 days. phenylpiracetam upregulates dopamine but repeated use will downregulate. 100mg every 4-5 days will keep it upregulated.

 

http://nootropicsdepot.com/phenylpiracetam-100mg-capsules/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI7Kr2kJC-3wIVjsVkCh3YQQtnEAQYASABEgLLG_D_BwE

 

SynaptaLean 2-6 tabs daily. SynaptaLean was designed to restore neurotransmitters and has 2 patented ingredients (Synaptamine and Zehntose) that help with dopamine upregulation.The original formula was called SynaptaGenX(kb220z) and is very expensive. SynaptaLean is the same thing at a better cost and amazon has it.

 

https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B0041P8GX8/ref=mp_s_a_1_1_a_it?ie=UTF8&qid=1545848935&sr=8-1&keywords=synaptalean&dpPl=1&dpID=515dsBCeEJL&ref=plSrch

 

these are some good links on dopamine restoration:

 

https://mybiohack.com/blog/all-ways-increase-dopamine-naturally

 

https://www.selfhacked.com/blog/ways-to-increase-and-decrease-dopamine/

 

https://www.selfhacked.com/blog/increasing-dopamine-can-make-successful/

 

https://www.selfhacked.com/blog/dopamine/

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