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Re: agitation, anxiety, fatigue and insomnia med_empowered

Posted by llurpsienoodle on July 5, 2008, at 18:36:30

In reply to Re: agitation, anxiety, fatigue and insomnia, posted by med_empowered on July 4, 2008, at 22:26:26

> have you tried any old-school stimulants, like Ritalin? *****nope****If wellbutrin helps, but Klonopin sucks, maybe its some kind of ADD-ish disorganized stuff that would respond to something stimulating, like the Provigil you mentioned or something old school like Ritalin or Adderall.

That would be fun- to be able to fix this problem.

> I hear you on the sleep thing. Personally, I like old-school Ambien (not the CR) best b/c when it works it works on both ends of the sleep prob: getting to sleep and staying asleep. There's also bunches of benzo sleep aids out there (Restoril rocks, btw) that could help w/o too much of a hangover effect.

I will ask pdoc about it. ambien has worked well for me too. Gives me a feeling of well-being right before I fall asleep. It only lasts about 5 hours for me, but when I *do* wake up, I feel perfectly rested.

> Just out of curiosity: does Klonopin make you dysphoric/pissed off? I was just thinking you might want to try xanax xr or serax...something with a little less of a "downer" effect on mood. Then again, I'm not your doc, lol.
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> I hope everything works out for you.
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klonopin makes me psychomotorically agitated and kind of dysphoric, yeah. I've tried xanax, and it makes me very dizzy and sleepy and grumpily
Thanks med_e for your support
-Ll


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