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Re: Really inconsistent

Posted by ColoradoSnowflake on October 3, 2009, at 17:29:20

In reply to Re: Really inconsistent ColoradoSnowflake, posted by SLS on October 3, 2009, at 16:55:32

> > > How much nortriptyline are you taking?
> > >
> > >
> > > - Scott
> >
> > Still only 25mg.....because I'm still afraid it will make me tired. Why?
> I don't think you are taking enough nortriptyline. You would probably do better at 75mg.
> What would lead you to believe that it would make you tired? My guess is that, at worst, you would feel a little more tired for a few days after a dosage increase. I don't think the presence of Parnate changes the dosage/response to the nortriptyine. Perhaps you can go to 50mg first and then get a blood level. You have too much at stake to remain inadequately treated by a subtherapeutic dose of nortriptyline.
> - Scott

I upped the Nortrip. to 50mg, a month or so ago and it made me tired, but I didn't have much Provigil then. I'll try it again now. Should I take the additional 25mg at night with the other 25mg Nortrip? That appeals to me because of it helping me sleep. But if some other time has a better chance of improvement I'll do that. And I'll give it five or more days this time. But I have to say, I'm feeling pretty darn good right now!

So what time of day/night do you think?

Thanks again, Scott, for you continued help!!





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