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Re: Marplan success stories?

Posted by JohnB on November 19, 1999, at 8:36:07

In reply to Marplan success stories?, posted by Scott L. Schofield on November 15, 1999, at 8:41:56

Hi, Scott. Have taken both Nadil (60 mg/day) and Parnate (40 up to 90 mg/day) for social phobia. Recently took Marplan 60 mg/day. I stopped the Marplan because I did not notice any significant efficacy for social phobia, and it did cause anorgasmia. Bupropion adjunctive therpay may have addressed this - I just didn't give it a try.

HOWEVER, you should note that I noticed a significant mood enhancing effect on Marplan which I have never noticed on any other drug, whether SSRI, SNRI, MAOI, benzo, etc. I was much more tolerant, patient, easy going, etc. Probably the experienced the best relationships with my children for some time. I may later go back to Marplan, and see if there's some chance to offset the anorgasmia, again, with something like Bupropion or a dopamine agonist.

Best of luck.

JohnB :)




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