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Re: Marplan Dosage; Marplan vs. Nardil vs. Parnate

Posted by JAIME on July 24, 1999, at 7:38:29

In reply to Re: Marplan Dosage; Marplan vs. Nardil vs. Parnate, posted by Elizabeth on July 20, 1999, at 14:33:39

> I used marplan from 1978 to 1986 it works fine for me. I increase my weight about 20 kilos or about 40 pounds in a very short period of time.
I DISCONTINUE the use because it was no available in Mexico.

> Since Marplan and Nardil are similar. Does Marplan cause weight gain like Nardil?
> This is the big question! The rumor seems to be that it doesn't, but nobody can tell for sure. I hope not! I asked my pdoc to ask around and will let you know what he says.
> >Is it because it makes you hungry or does it slow down your metablolism?
> Possibly both. There definitely is a food craving aspect to it - I'm sort of embarrassed of some of the things I ate while on Nardil (basically, huge amounts of sugar in single sittings).
> It's not exactly that Nardil makes you hungry, but it blocks the thing in your brain that tells you when you're *full*. (Don't ask me how it does this, please! All I know is it takes place in or near the hypothalamus.)




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