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Re: Strattera dosing? Mama B? Anyone?

Posted by MamaB on October 20, 2003, at 11:07:23

In reply to Re: Strattera dosing? Mama B? Anyone? MamaB, posted by loolot on October 20, 2003, at 10:26:31

> I think he must mean 'day' not 'week'. Twice a week wouldnt do much good at all!!
> Did you have fatigue before? Is 80 mg the optimal dosage?
> Can you sleep on that amount?
> Do feel as many ups and downs as on a lower dose or did you ever feel that?
> I am frustrated with the roller coaster effect. I worry it will put my own adrenal function out of whack.

No, no I have never had fatigue while on Strattera. I don't know if 80mgm is optimal.
I have not had mood swings -- this time around.
I'm not certain if I mentioned this but while on the Strattera about three months ago for the first time (at 80mgm) I had what was a "mini-menopause", complete with vaginal bleeding. (I was finished with all of that 12 years ago) I insisted that it was the medication, but my psychiatrist insisted that it couldnt be. So --- because I did have some positive effect the first time, I was willing to try it again -- so far so good and I am at the place where the "difficulty " occurred the last time.




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