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Re: Parnate stuff Lorraine

Posted by Elizabeth on August 31, 2001, at 9:16:05

In reply to Re: Parnate stuff Elizabeth, posted by Lorraine on August 29, 2001, at 10:59:03

> Washouts apply to other drugs as well though...Is there not washout TCA to TCA?

It's not really a big deal with non-MAOI ADs, no.

> > > It's been about a month, although I increase my dosage about 2 weeks ago.
> >
> > How much are you taking now?
>
> 15 mg.

Okay...I wouldn't base your conclusions as to how well it will work on how well it's working at 15 mg. (The minimum effective dose is usually 30, although I think that some effects become noticeable at 20.)

> Thanks for this input on sleeping meds, elizabeth. I really wanted your take on this. Actually, my hunch is if I keep taking 600-800 Neurontin at bed and use Ambien to sleep, I'll make it through the night.

Go with your hunch. (Works for me. < g >)

> I've read that long term use shouldn't be a problem with these (at least in terms of withdrawal or addiction).

Yes, that's true.

> But what do you think of the habituation issue--ie that you lose the ability to go to sleep without them.

I don't know about Neurontin; I never had that problem with Ambien.

-elizabeth


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