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Re: cytomel dosage for depressio

Posted by T_R_D on October 15, 2003, at 10:54:12

In reply to cytomel dosage for depressio T_R_D, posted by loolot on October 14, 2003, at 21:06:58

> > >
> > > Did your weight/metab go back to normalat some point after you went off cytomel?
> >
> > Not really...I've gained about 25 pounds or so since going off it. My weight might have dropped just a tiny bit in the last couple of weeks but I think it might be because of the AD change...and it's not that significant. It sucks. I don't fit into any of my nice clothes anymore :(
> Darn! What AD did you switch to? An SSRI?
> Thats scary about the thyroid going out of whack.
> How long have you been off?
> I take tyrosine and that seems to stimulate the thyroid a lot, too. You could try that, maybe

That's interesting...about the Tyrosine...I tried that years ago for the depression but it didn't do a thing. I've been on several meds over the last year so it's really hard to chart a course re: the weight gain. Some were supposed to not add any extra pounds, others...? Let's see...Effexor, Serzone, Moclobemide, Wellburtin and Celexa. These last two might be a good combination for loosing some weight supposedly. Perhaps once I start feeling better I might be able to exercise a bit more as well...that always helps! Thanks for all your wonderful information about the Cytomel. Who knows, maybe my Thyroid is just taking longer to get back to it's normal level of functioning?




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