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Re: Seroquel users: a couple of questions (HELP) cpallen79

Posted by Sad Panda on July 11, 2004, at 11:48:25

In reply to Re: Seroquel users: a couple of questions (HELP) chemist, posted by cpallen79 on July 11, 2004, at 2:04:06

I've believe that the antipsychotics have no place as sleep meds. Seroquel at low doses is a bit like Remeron at low doses in that it only binds to H1 receptors. If all you want is some H1 blockade, then dirt cheap Doxepin or OTC Benadryl are all you really need to pay for.

If Trazodone does the job, then I would recommend you try Nortriptyline. Traz gives sleep via 5-HT2A & Alpha-1 blockade, Nort does this and is a good norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor. It would replace Buspar with ease, possibly reduce your Aderall consumption, fit in very nicely with Lexapro & add some extra antidepressant effect of it's own.

Cheers,
Panda.


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