Posted by Oppycat on July 18, 2007, at 6:34:44
In reply to Re: Parnate w/ out sleep aids? » Oppycat, posted by Jedi on July 17, 2007, at 11:55:42
> > Ozland is the first poster that I've seen that took Parnate without sleep aids. I took Parnate for many years and used Trazodone for most of the time. However, I did best with a combination of Trazodone and Lorezepam. Trazodone is very inexpensive now. It is one of Wal-Mart's $4.00 a month meds, which is less than the co-pay with my insurance. ...
> You still haven't seen one. Gabapentin(Neurontin) can be used as a sleep aid, especially in people with neuropathic pain.
> Be well,
> 1: J Psychiatry Neurosci. 2006 May;31(3):168-76.
> The search for new off-label indications for antidepressant, antianxiety, antipsychotic and anticonvulsant drugs.
> Chouinard G.
> Clinical Psychopharmacology Unit, Allan Memorial Institute, McGill University Health Centre, McGill University, Montréal, Que, Canada. firstname.lastname@example.org
> and our trials of gabapentin led to new indications in anxiety disorders (generalized anxiety, panic attack and social phobia) and sleep disorders (insomnia).
> PMID: 16699602 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
> Full Article:
That's interesting. I took Neurontin briefly, but it interfered with my sleep, despite what my p-doc had told me. Of course, I have paradoxical reactions to many meds. Thanks for the info.