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Re: stimulants for depression? JerryPharmStudent

Posted by paulbwell on July 9, 2006, at 0:17:20

In reply to Re: stimulants for depression? nickguy, posted by JerryPharmStudent on July 7, 2006, at 3:18:14

> > Has anybody heard of this, or have experience with it? My pysch mentioned it and I was a little surprised because I know stimulants carry a lot of stigma. I think he would want to try this before an MAOI, but I'm not sure.
> Stimulants are a widely used tool for depression. Ritalin, Concerta, Adderall, Dexedrine - they all work VERY well when paired with SSRIs.
> I've been on stimulants for depression for years. Doctors would rather prescribe stimulants than benzos sometimes!
> There's more stigma attached to mental illness than there is to using stimulants for depression. Without Adderall - I'd not be able to get out of bed.
> Jerry

Hi Ya!

I know medicine changes according to fads n fashions...I have a 1951 magazine ad here for a med called "Norodin"-Methamphetamine Hcl, 2.5 5mg tabs. This medication is being advertised for depression, and weight control~

~"Norodin"-psychomotor stimulant@antipressant, sure this was 50 tears ago.. BUT i converse with fok who taks Desoxyn (same thing) and done sofor years, i womder if infact they are 'treating' their Narcolepsy, or simply prefer the effects the pills have on them.

I'v taken 6 legal dope company AD's-and gen Ritalin is the only 1 which doesn't make me fat, and stupid-it is of course illegal to give for low moods, luckly i have an issue with concentration, and overactivity:).





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