Psycho-Babble Medication | about biological treatments | Framed
This thread | Show all | Post follow-up | Start new thread | List of forums | Search | FAQ

Re: Stimulants for Depression--Advice?Anyone?.

Posted by CarolAnn on November 12, 1999, at 16:28:19

In reply to Re: Stimulants for Depression--a tangent, posted by Zannah on November 12, 1999, at 8:39:10

First to Zannah--I have been on 150mgs Wellbutrin twice a day for 6 wks. Only result has been 15 pounds extra(due to sweets cravings). My Pdoc was amazed at such an atypical response. 3 days ago, he added 75mgs Serzone(increase to 150mgs in a week). Too soon for anything but unpleasant side effects, but will keep you posted--you're right about new AD during the holidays-Aarrgh!.....Now for a question to anyone regarding stimulants....
I was on 20 mgs Ritalin 3 times a day, and was stupid enough to just take more on the rebounds, after a while, I was taking 40 to 60mgs at a time as I developed a tolerance(Please don't scold, I know how bad I was and finally went off altogether). I just could not control my need for the feeling of energy and well-being that such large doses gave. Okay, here's the question:

Any recommendations for a specific stimulant that would not be so compelling(yeah, I know-addicting)? I really do need something to pick me up without encouraging disabuse.
Ciao! CarolAnn




Post a new follow-up

Your message only Include above post

Notify the administrators

They will then review this post with the posting guidelines in mind.

To contact them about something other than this post, please use this form instead.


Start a new thread

Google www
Search options and examples
[amazon] for

This thread | Show all | Post follow-up | Start new thread | FAQ
Psycho-Babble Medication | Framed

poster:CarolAnn thread:14919