Posted by Dragon Black on September 10, 2007, at 18:14:00
In reply to Re: Tianeptine appears to work - Dragon Black » Dragon Black, posted by fuchsia on September 8, 2007, at 6:07:26
> Dragon Black
> I presume the tianeptine is still going OK? Can you keep us up-dated please?
> I started taking it yesterday. I've had a bit of mental fuzziness and some anxiety; more yesterday than today. It's unclear from anything I've read how long it will take to work, if it's going to. I really hope it does work.
So far, so good. at first i had days where i could really feel the effects shortly after taking it. some people described it as alcohol in a pill, which doesn't really capture it, but it was pretty similar, though i didn't really feel impaired or anything. i also had one day, day 10, where i felt completely weird and couldn't figure out what was wrong with me. this has mostly passed and i don't notice anything when i take it now. i've dropped the dose, too, to 2 pills per day or 1 and 1/2 per day too, both to see what works best for me and because cost is an issue and i have to make these last as long as possible. also, when I started I was on 800 mg of SAM-e a day. I've tapered down to 200 and it hasn't been a problem, so I chalk this up to tianeptine too. Overall I've been doing okay with it, still lots of problems and such, but it definitely got me out of my depression. Btw, I am BPII, like you thought I might be. It's been a crazy week coming to this realization - may start a new thread detailing it. Do you use any mood stabilizers? Good luck with your trial - let us know how it's working for you : )