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Re: Use of opiates in treating depression rally

Posted by BrittPark on January 3, 2003, at 19:00:03

In reply to Re: Use of opiates in treating depression BrittPark, posted by rally on January 3, 2003, at 18:33:19

It's very hard to say whether the depression is made worse by opiates or better. My guess though is that since you've been taking opiates for a long time that they are doing little one way of the other. I think, on average, more people are made to feel better by opiates than worse. However, tolerance to opiates tends to develop rapidly for most people. You might try tapering off the opiates, wait a little bit and try again. You might find improvement then. Also if you aren't seeing a psychiatrist I suggest that you do so. An AD might be the thing you need. I believe that opiates are very effective ADs (for some people) but the currently available opioids are with perhaps a few exceptions (tramadol, buprenorphine) not effective for long term use. Tolerance builds all too rapidly.

Feel Better,





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