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Re: wait 5 weeks for prozac- Ross, Cybercafe cybercafe

Posted by hildi on July 30, 2002, at 11:05:33

In reply to Re: wait 5 weeks for prozac- Ross, Cybercafe, posted by cybercafe on July 29, 2002, at 21:44:46

> perhaps if you are a natural bipolar (not necessarily medication induced) you could take a mood stabilizer to keep turn the mania into euthymia, and then stay that way

Yeah, I may need to add a mood sabilizer, But Would I need one on parnate?

> .... hmmmm... how do you know if it's the other SSRIs making you feel tired/lazy or the depression itself?

Good question. I don't really know. I think I may have a combo of laziness/tired/not doing anything without the meds -but i mostly am realy jacked up when I'm med-free- (I'm already starting to feel that way again). I'm shaky, have tremors, jumping out of my skin, irritable, shallow breathing, racing and repeating thoughts, inability to concentrate, completely nervious and about ready to come unglued, restless, more . . .

> > Interesting. Do any of the MSOI's have these same side effects? Apathy? Mania (or mild mania for me)? Racing thoughts?
> ... parnate caused some h-mania early on, then i got rid of that with some gabapentin ... it wasn't as strong as with paxil ... or effexor..

Is gabapentin similar to neurontin or lamictal?

i don't know the difference between racing thoughts and mania... thought they were the same thing

Maybe they are- I don't know much about this, all I know is how I feel

> > Would eithr one work well for anxiety/agitation? How about for motivation? (I have trouble with all three areas)
> ... i find parnate works for anxiety and motivation... (it has been studied for anergic depression)... though i might need a stimulant for ADD sometime in the future... have to wait and see what parnate is like at full effect





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