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Lofepramine come back, all is forgiven

Posted by Shoobie Doo on October 17, 2003, at 20:18:07

I have suffered many major depressive episodes, some I endured without medication, some I self medicated with substance abuse, some I used ADs. The only AD which I have ever been able to tolerate is lofepramine/gamanil. I sank into depression in August, was given Cipramil/Celexa and couldn't stand the yomping gurning peppery eyed side effects. Was given Molipaxin/Trazadone but it sedated me too much. It's really sad, but I yearn for the gentle humane touch of my old friend Lofepramine, and I will this time be prepared for the constipation with a big jar of psyllium husks. Its a qustion of balancing the desired effect with the side effects. Sometimes its better the devil you know. Here's hoping.

Mainly, has anyone else had a similar positive experience with lofepramine? It seems less popular than the SSRIs. But I think its a great AD.




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