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Re: nortriptyline + augmenting it psychobot5000

Posted by Maxime on April 10, 2007, at 12:52:56

In reply to Re: nortriptyline + augmenting it Maxime, posted by psychobot5000 on April 9, 2007, at 21:31:23

>
> I believe the average dose of nortriptyline is less well established than with other tricyclics. That said, here is what's given on SLS's site:
>
> Nortriptyline dosage:
> 50-100mg (per day)
> (150mg max)
>
> http://sl.schofield3.home.att.net/medicine/psychiatric_drugs_chart.html
>
> That dose range is in line with the dose I was on some years ago.
>
> Perhaps you could try augmenting it with another MAOi besides Nardil? If monitored carefully, the combination is supposed to be safe.
>
> If tiredness is your issue, however, perhaps you could try provigil instead. Of course, if you have a relaxed sort of doc, maybe dextroamphetamine, amphetamine mixed salts (adderall), or methylphenidate/ritalin, might help with that, too.
>
> Psychbot5000
>


I am taking 30 mg of Adderall XR. I can no longer tolerate MAOIs (I don't know why but I get a blinding headached from them now even on the lowest dosage).

Thanks for taking the time to make some suggestions. I appreciate it.

Maxime

 

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