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Re: Seroquel for sleep - doesn't work ed_uk

Posted by ronaldo on October 29, 2006, at 12:32:19

In reply to Re: Seroquel for sleep - doesn't work ronaldo, posted by ed_uk on October 19, 2006, at 15:33:10

> Hi Alan,
> >I wanted to come off Olanzapine and all that has happened is I have ended up on double the dose I was on before
> Do you think 7.5mg zopiclone might allow you to reduce your olanzapine back down to 5mg?
> Ed

Hi Ed

For the first time in I don't know how long I feel normal. Last night I had the first decent night's kip for years. This after persevering with the 10 mg nocte Olanzapine for two weeks. I don't know whether my present frame of mind is due to the Olanzapine or to the decent night's kip.

Hopefully I can keep the Zopiclone in reserve -all 7 tablets! I don't mind staying on 10 mg Olanzapine so long as the unwanted side effects don't trouble me. So far there has been zero weight gain although I am eating more - mostly biscuits between meals. The other side effect which I am wary of is flat affect, a feeling of over sedation. If that comes along then I will try to reduce to 7.5 mg. However if it continues like today has been then I'm laughing.





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