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Re: Nortriptyline question for a woman? sl

Posted by Cam W. on June 14, 2001, at 20:56:14

In reply to Re: Nortriptyline question for a woman?, posted by sl on June 14, 2001, at 11:09:06

sl - I was talking to a psychiatrist about SSRIs and PMS. He felt that the serotonergic antidepressants really don't do much for PMS. I have heard some women on this board say that they have helped decrease the intensity of their PMS symptoms and have read some studies saying that Prozac, starting 5 days premenstrually did decrease symptoms. So, in essence, what I am trying to say is, I don't know.

Nortripyline is a tricyclic antidepressant with some serotonergic activity, but I haven't heard of it being used for PMS.

- Cam




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