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I took Emsam for three months malcolm64

Posted by UgottaHaveHope on April 9, 2007, at 23:54:57

In reply to Re: You shouldve increased your Nardil dose, posted by malcolm64 on April 9, 2007, at 23:41:04

Malcolm: My pdoc was one of the founders of Emsam. I took it for three months and felt like 5-7 on scale of 1-10. I am trying Nardil because it could be a 10 for GAD. Or it could fail me. I'll never know unless I try. I will answer in ALL CAPS.


1) Is Emsam a drug that I can stay on for the long term or will it peter out the same way as the Nardil did? IT WORKS THE SAME AS NARDIL, WHICH SOME PPL I KNOW HAVE BEEN ON FOR 30 YEARS. HOPEFULLY EMSAM WILL BE GOOD TO YOU AND LONG LASTING.

2) Will insomnia be as much of a problem as the Nardil was (I developed some serious insomnia while on the Nardil)? NO, NO WAY. BUT YES, IT WILL AFFECT SLEEP. I TOOK EITHER BASIC BENADRYL OR 200MG OF SEROQUEL TO HELP WITH EMSAM SLEEP, AND THEN TOOK LESS AS WEEKS WENT BY. I EVEN TOOK OFF THE PATCH SOME NIGHTS.

3) How long does it typically take to kick in? IMMEDIATELY FOR ENERGY, 6-7 WEEKS FOR DEPRESSION. ALTHO EVERYONE IS DIFFERENT.

4) Does it affect sex drive/performance? NONE FOR ME.

I THINK IT IS THE MOST EXPENSIVE DRUG ON MARKET. MAKE SURE YOUR INSURANCE COVERS IT.

E ME IF I CAN HELP YOU ... sportscarvell@yahoo.com


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