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Re: wash-out before maoi King Vultan

Posted by Sad Panda on May 22, 2004, at 5:48:33

In reply to Re: wash-out before maoi, posted by King Vultan on May 21, 2004, at 12:25:12

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> > You need some H1 blockade to set your mind into sleep mode & some 5-HT2A blockade to keep it there. :)
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> > Cheers,
> > Panda.
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> >
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> Hey there Panda,
>
> I know Remeron has those characteristics, but after my negative experience with trazodone, I am done with sedating antidepressants, as I have found nortriptyline difficult to tolerate also. I am getting some H1 blockade from the Benadryl I am currently taking but wake up several times a night. I've already decided to ask my pdoc about stuff like Halcion or Restoril, which I can take every other night or whatever is necessary to avoid any dependency/tolerance issues. I am not going to take the damned atypical antipsychotic he had brought up at my last visit. It's too expensive, and I have grave misgivings about this class of drugs being prescribed for people with unipolar depression who are just suffering insomnia because of their AD meds.
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> Todd
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>

Hi Todd,

What sort of bad rections did you have to trazodone & nortriptyline? I am against the atypical AP for sleep for unipolar people, but they may be a good option for bipolar people needing sleep & mood stabization.

Cheers,
Panda.



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