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Mirapex seems to work!

Posted by Peter S. on September 17, 2001, at 12:12:18

In reply to Re: dopamine drugs or supplements, posted by ChrisK on September 17, 2001, at 4:29:38

After many, many, many med trials over many years, I've been on Mirapex for a couple of months plus Prozac. Prozac pooped out before, but the Mirapex really seems to help with my energy and possibly synergistically with the Prozac.

The jury is still out because I've been disapointed before, but so far I've been very impressed!


> Don't even think about Ziprasidone if it's sleep you want. I tried to switch from Zyprexa and gave it several months before giving up because I couldn't sleep anymore. Others have also written that it was too activating for them and caused manic episodes or increased anxiety.
> I'm not much for the technical hows and whys things work but Mirapex was the final med in my long running battle with depression. It has been great for my anhedonia and I wouldn't give it up for anything.
> Good Luck,
> Chris
> >
> > 2- Id like to switch from seroquel (a dopamine antagonist) to amilsupride (a dopamine agonist), but my pdoc favors ziprasidone for a switch (I use seroquel for sleep, and mood stabilizer, I am untra-rapid-cycling bipolar). I found a chart that the two have equivalent D2 agonist action, but no mention of D3. Also, is amisulpride supposed to help sleep?
> >




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