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Re: Meds - what do I try next?

Posted by Renee on December 15, 1999, at 23:46:25

In reply to Re: Meds - what do I try next?, posted by Greg on December 15, 1999, at 22:01:37

> > Could anyone suggest the next step for me? Here's what I've tried so far:
> >
> > Zoloft 25-50mg wicked bad vertigo, no mood chg
> > Prozac 10-20mg insomnia, anorgasmic, no mood chg
> > Celexa 20-40mg anorgasmic, no mood change
> > Celexa 40mg + Wellbutrin 300mg STILL anorgasmic, but finally some relief from depression
> >
> > So, any suggestions for next steps? It would be just lovely if I could actually be rid of depression, and yet manage occasionally to see fireworks again.
> >
> > Remeron? TCA's? Nunnery?
> _____________________________________________
> If I understand you correctly, the last combo. did relieve depression somewhat but still problems with anorgasmia, correct?
> I had the same problems with all AD's so I tried Gabapentin as a last resort and it seems to work for me in both departments. Of course it is a mood stabilizer but it is showing some promise I understand in relieving depression when all other problems with side effects seem too obtrusive. You can read about it at Dr. Ivan Goldberg's Depression Central address:
> You think you had problems with these side effects with AD's? Don't even think about TCA's.
> Get thee to the nunnery? Nah....not yet anyway. As a last resort there is always augmenting with - what's that new stuff for erectile dysfunction that women are trying now too? Can't remember - probably will though after hitting the "submit" button.
> Best to you,
> Greg
> ________________________________________________

Viagra. Wellbutrin made me horny for the first time in over a decade. Unfortunately it didn't last. Aparrently it was a shortlived side effect rather than a true benefit of the med. I don't know sho is now more depressed---my husband or me!




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