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Re: King Vultan-MAOI Diet? King Vultan

Posted by Ilene on July 10, 2004, at 0:10:37

In reply to Re: King Vultan-MAOI Diet? King Vultan, posted by KaraS on July 9, 2004, at 19:10:57

> > I chose Marplan because it seemed to fall between Nardil and Parnate in terms of side effects. The only problem I had was dizziness because it lowered my blood pressure. That went away when I went from 50mg to 40mg.
> >
> > Marplan is much more tolerable than many of the other ADs. I think the MAOIs are underprescribed. They went out of style when other ADs came on the market, and most pdocs by now don't have experience with them.
> How has it worked for you in terms of fighting depression?
That's hard to say. Marplan by itself didn't do much, but the combo of Marplan and Cytomel (thyroid hormone) works better than anything I've taken in nearly 10 years. I'm not sure whether I wouldn't do as well with Cytomel and some other AD. I'm not willing to try the experiment right now, though.

I still think the MAOIs have a lot to offer. They affect all three of the neurotransmitters implicated in depression (serotonin, norepinephrine, and dopamine).





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