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Re: How common is hypomania on MAOI's?

Posted by malcolm64 on May 2, 2007, at 7:18:08

In reply to Re: How common is hypomania on MAOI's?, posted by willyee on May 2, 2007, at 7:10:47

> > I'm just wondering how many people here have experienced hypomania as a result of being on an MAOI?
> >
> > I'm not talking about a crazy kind of reaction, I'm referring to just a wonderful feeling of being super-relaxed and super-confident (which is the entire reason for taking an MAOI, b/c nothing else has worked).
> >
> > I did a year ago on Nardil. I first noticed the effect at about 45 mgs after about three weeks. But it slowly diminished to the point where the med wasn't having that effect anymore. So I stopped it (I went up as high as 90 mgs).
> >
> > Now I'm on Parnate (I'm on 20 mgs, but go up to 30 mgs later this week). I'm hoping that it replicates some of the superconfidence I felt while the Nardil was having its peak effect. But hopefully, it won't poop out on me like the Nardil did.
> >
> > I guess I'm experiencing anxiety alone just from waiting to see if the damn med is going to work.
> >
> > Malcolm
> Are u using klonopin as needed,it sounds like you really really should,your anxiety is getting in the way of any benifit,id seek some sort of anxiety med as needed of course just a response.

Yes, I'm on 1.5 mgs (3 tabs of Klonopin). Is this a high enough dose?





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