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Re: Good combination for ADD/depression...

Posted by Roman on August 14, 1999, at 4:11:08

In reply to Re: Good combination for ADD/depression..., posted by MsD on August 12, 1999, at 13:28:08


You might want to give Wellbutrin a shot... it's is apparently more energising antidepressant(works on dopamine reuptake), and helps with ADD too. There is loads of info on the net.

> > Hi Everyone,
> >
> > I've been reading your postings with great interest.
> >
> > I'm being treated for depression and not ADD, but I have similar side-effects with my meds as you do. I would like to change from synthetic meds to natural ones, or at least supplement with the alternatives.
> >
> > My major side-effects are tiredness, sleepiness, physical fatigue, weight gain, and mental cloudiness.
> >
> > I'm taking Effexor XR and was taking Prozac with it. I stopped Prozac yesterday and started 5-HTP, 50 mg twice daily as an AD and an appetite suppressant (but it makes me sleepy!).
> >
> > I read somewhere that adding Ritalin to AD's can elevate the tiredness and weight gain.
> >
> > Can anyone help me out?
> >
> > Ania




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