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

Re:Interesting question-Anyone know??????

Posted by Leslie Loh on August 7, 2001, at 10:31:51

In reply to Re:Interesting question-Anyone know??????, posted by SHRINK on June 16, 2001, at 4:45:10

> Dear Paul,
> I'm glad someone else shares my curiosity (or is it *right to know*?). I've got hold of the manufacturers (Lundbeck) and asked them for information re: the mechanism of flupenthixol in depression/anxiety. Let's hope they know!? I'll post any answers I get out of them. I've got quite a few patients who are using it with great effect but I feel uncomfortable recommending medications when I don't adequately understand their mechanism of action. The same goes for low dose sulpiride (Dogmatil).


I don't know how to start but your questions attracted my attention. I have been consuming fluanxol (1mg) for the last 8 years with great results. But the problem is I can't seem to stop it. I have asked Lundbeck and a lot of physicians but no one seemed to be able to offer me a satisfactory answer. My question is - is it OK to consume fluanxol for a lifetime??? I had mild depression since 1992 and have been taking fluanxol (1mg) for the last 8-9 years. I attempted to quit the medication many times but the withdrawal is painful. Please shed some light on my predicament. Thanks




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:Leslie Loh thread:66539