Psycho-Babble Medication | about biological treatments | Framed
This thread | Show all | Post follow-up | Start new thread | List of forums | Search | FAQ

Re: What's Your Magic Pill? sigismund

Posted by Tomatheus on November 29, 2010, at 16:46:01

In reply to Re: What's Your Magic Pill? Tomatheus, posted by sigismund on November 29, 2010, at 15:00:11

> Tomatheus, what do you think the doxylamine was doing?
> That is a sedative antihistamine?
> It was an important part of the combo?
> Why did you take it to begin with?
> Etc


I originally took the doxylamine succinate to help me fall asleep faster while I was on Nardil because, as you mentioned, it is a sedative antihistamine. There was a night while I was on Nardil when I was feeling quite tired and decided to go without the doxylamine, as I figured it wouldn't be necessary to help me sleep. I fell asleep easily, but the next day I had a complete and total relapse of my depressive symptoms that cost me about a month's worth of income at a temporary job that I was working at at the time (I only missed one day, but it was a training day, and I needed to make every training day in order to continue on with a project that I was supposed to be working on). The next night, I took my doxylamine, and my remission returned the next day. Because of the relapse I experienced on that day after I skipped my nightly dose of doxylamine, I continued to take the doxylamine for as long as I stayed on the Nardil. I have no idea what the doxylamine was doing therapeutically in conjunction with the Nardil that I was taking (the doxylamine does absolutely nothing for my depressive symptoms when I take it alone), but going without the doxylamine turned out to be disastrous for me.


Diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder. Currently taking 5 mg Abilify, 12.5 mg Lamictal, 2.25 mg Hydergine, and four supplements.




Post a new follow-up

Your message only Include above post

Notify the administrators

They will then review this post with the posting guidelines in mind.

To contact them about something other than this post, please use this form instead.


Start a new thread

Google www
Search options and examples
[amazon] for

This thread | Show all | Post follow-up | Start new thread | FAQ
Psycho-Babble Medication | Framed

poster:Tomatheus thread:971548