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Re: EDRONAX and urogenital probs ! ben

Posted by dreamer on May 29, 2001, at 10:14:00

In reply to Re: EDRONAX and urogenital probs !, posted by ben on May 28, 2001, at 14:31:41

> > > > Any good experiences with Edronax ? Should work for less of motivation and self esteem as I read.
> > > > Whats about onset of action and dosing scedule ?
> > > >
> > > > Thanks
> > >
> > > Onset of action should be similar to the SSRI's and other convnetional antidepressants-two-three weeks, possibly a month. Dosing schedule will be determined by your MD. Yes, should work for low motivation and self-esteem but not a co-existing anxiety disorder but rather low self-esteem as a result of depression. I think Edronax(Reboxetine)is a good, new SNRI; v-potent and highly selective like the SSRI Paroxetine.
> >
> > Yes you will be motivated but beware of the first 3-7 days it tends to increase anxiety it made me very angry as brain gets used to the surge.
> > This week I've had to reduce my dose due to late prescription and the anger/irritation and a booming headache has been really bad just by reduction of 4mg [I'm bashing this keyboard!].
> > Dry mouth can be a bitch and weird jaw pain when starting .Don't know what it's like on its own I take it with effexor due to tiredness.Supposed to help with social probs ????.Caution ,be careful if youve had mania.Start with small dose 4mg then you can increase up to 12mg.
> >
> > Good luck .
> Thanks
> I experienced urinary retention after the first tablet of 2 mg. Is this a side effect which will probably subside ? I am a little scared of impotence which was described under Edronax treatment.

I haven't had the urinary retention could be that it just affects men ? my pdoc said that I'd just go to the toilet more often which is nothing new.The side effects should dissapear after the first week~I don't have any accept the dry mouth.
As for the impotence I haven't read anything about this infact reboxetine has increased my libido and does help with sexual side effects of effexor.
Just for rthe record , I recently cut down my dose [thought effexor discontinuation was hell] now on the full 8mg dose the anxiety and anger has gone, so it is one potent pill and if you hate housework you may start enjoying it.




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