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Re: Alright, I'm doing it tecknohed

Posted by ed_uk on July 31, 2005, at 7:19:49

In reply to Re: Alright, I'm doing it, posted by tecknohed on July 31, 2005, at 3:04:24

Hi Kev!

>I actually found Lofepramine (a mainly Noradrenergic Tricyclic) benificial for Social Phobia and great for depression.......

LOL, I knew you were from the UK the minute you mentioned lofepramine! It's only available in a few countries.

>Just a pitty my Dr wouldn't combine either with an SSRI.

I took lofepramine 210mg + citalopram 60mg for about 2-3 years with good results.

My doc was scared that lofep + cit would cause the serotonin syndrome so he wouldn't prescribe at first, he didn't realise that lofepramine was (predominantly) a noradrenergic drug. With a lot of persuasion, I eventually encouraged him to let me combine them (he's very conservative so it was difficult). The hospital pharmacy were a pain in the a*s and they wouldn't give me the medication. I went to a community pharmacy instead and they didn't question it.

Kind regards





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