Posted by undopaminergic on May 21, 2008, at 6:16:08
In reply to Re: Clonidine Contributing to Depression?, posted by bulldog2 on May 16, 2008, at 15:28:38
> But there was a quick plummeting of mood. No desire to communicate with people, lost interest in a book I was reading and just sat there with almost no ability to feel any emotion.
What about drowsiness?
> Talked to my p-doc and we're stopping the clonidine. The klonopin is a better option for anxiety.
I find opiates and stimulants more effective.
> Also the end result of whatever receptors clonidine works on norepenephrine production is reduced.
Yes, alpha2-adrenergic agonists reduce noradrenaline (-epinephrine) production. This is good when you have an excess of it. Maybe you don't.