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

Re: Here you are(at least a start)

Posted by Stephanie L. on January 4, 2000, at 16:53:27

In reply to Re: Here you are(at least a start), posted by Stephanie L. on January 4, 2000, at 16:45:38

> > > > I will search further for a more concrete example. That could take awhile (most laws are of the form "Thou shalt not" instead of "Thou can do")
> > > >
> > >
> > >
> > > James here....
> > >
> > > It's called off label perscribing. Fhen/Phen would be a good example. Stims for adult ADD till reciently. Using anti-sezure meds for moods.
> > >
> > > j
> >
> > Yeah, that's a good example. Another example is treating premature ejaculation with SSRIs.
> >
> > If I read her post correctly, I think Stephanie wanted assurance that her doc could prescribe a drug that is unapproved for ANY condition in the US.
> > Sort of like the situation with moclobemide, which is not approved for use in the US for anything at all (depression or otherwise). I have asked a physician and been told
> > that he could prescribe it anyway - the difficulty then becomes obtaining it. She wants a more concrete quote/example/reference than my say-so...I think.
> >
> > Bruce


Your interpretation of what I'm looking for is exactly right. To give you a little more detail --
the drug is reboxetine, and I obtained some from England. I'm on four medications already
for depression and hesitate to try the drug
on my own. I want my Doc to be involved, but he will need proof that it's ok. thanks again.




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:Stephanie L. thread:16003