Posted by Sparkboy on August 30, 2001, at 1:43:11
In reply to Re: Most Effective Med For Social Phobia: Moclobemide, posted by petter on August 29, 2001, at 13:01:05
> I really agree with you Scott. But Moclobemide is approved for Social Phobia. I have worked many years in hospital, and talked with many doctors. I canŽt rememer none of them had posetive respons in these "weake" meds. I have tried it too. But with no success at all. SSRI are proberly mutch better, or the old mao Nardil.
> I reallaly doŽnt know whitch place Moclobemide have in generell.
> I know that in very resistent social phobias, some very knowledges psychian in these areas add an small amount of ssri. 10 mg Citalopram to monoclbemide can makes dramaticly improvment. But be very carfully, because of the seretonergic syndorom. I have never heare about it in this combo.
> Best Wishes//Petter
Hello, just a note, I've used moclobemide for
about 5 years now for atypical depression. I only
use half a 150 mg tab. a day. It doesn't get at
the core of the depression, but it gets me out of
bed, prevents the insomniac/hyper episodes I used to
get in the spring and fall, and keeps me from
lapsing into a more severe oversleeping depression
in the winter. I am pleased with what it does
for these more physical-type symptoms. I get mine
from Canada. I wish the US would just approve it
and let doctors and their patients decide what
it's good for. It's a safe drug that does have