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Re: Weight gain Anjul

Posted by LynneDa on May 27, 2004, at 15:11:20

In reply to Re: Weight gain, posted by Anjul on May 27, 2004, at 14:56:11

Hi Anjul -
I'm not sure why I skipped 15mg! I went straight up from 10 to 20 (after 10 weeks at 10mg) because I was still feeling depressed, etc., for too much of the month. I didn't have awful side effects, so I guess my doc thought the jump to 20 wouldn't be bad - & it wasn't in terms of headache, stomach problems, etc.

My doctor recently recommended the 10/20 combo because I reported still being soooo sleepy/foggy all day - after 5 months at 20mg - and because of the weight gain. It's a double-edged sword cuz I'm too tired to exercise to get rid of the extra lbs.!

I haven't gone a complete cycle on this new routine yet, so hopefully next month will tell if it works - decrease in fog without an increase in symptoms is what I'm hoping for!

Good luck to you on 15. Let me know how your bad week goes. I hope it's what you need!!
~ Lynne

Lynne, my doc suggested 1 week of 15mg for the hellacious period. 1 havent tried it yet. Why did you skip 15mg and go straight to 20? why did you go back down? Thank you!!
> Anjul




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