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Re: First time Parnate -- common side effects? ColoradoSnowflake

Posted by Girlnterrupted78 on August 23, 2009, at 2:45:47

In reply to Re: First time Parnate -- common side effects?, posted by ColoradoSnowflake on August 23, 2009, at 0:54:59

> I think if you're patient and kind with yourself all those side effects will gradually disappear!

Yeah, I have high hopes that they'll go away, since that's what happened with Nardil. I was on Nardil for 1 year and I only felt those side-effects during the first 2 months. After that, they were completely gone. The only thing that never went away with Nardil, though, was the weight gain, which was quite bad. But from what I hear, I won't be having that problem on Parnate.

I do notice, though, that the hypotension is quite a bit worse on Parnate than on Nardil. The other day I half-passed out right on a busy street, getting out of the subway in Columbus Circle, NYC. I went up the stairs and by the time I was at street level, I lost consciousness for miliseconds and fell down. It wasn't fun to fall down in a crowded street. Not for a socially anxious person like me. Then have people ask if they could help me get up. I ended up telling them that I wanted to stay right where I was, on the floor, lol. Which is what you have to do when your blood pressure is that low. They probably thought I was a bit nuts or something, but won't be happening again. Next time I'll just get out of the subway, go up the stairs, and run to sit down somewhere before this can happen again.

Thanks for the comments :)


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