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Re: 25 years of treatment resistance = hopeless zonked

Posted by SLS on June 18, 2011, at 4:55:45

In reply to Re: 25 years of treatment resistance = hopeless alchemy, posted by zonked on June 16, 2011, at 21:57:48

> > Are there any successfull stories out there? The DSM questionaire asks about "changes" in mood, etc. Hello? what if it has always been that way?
> >
> > The longer one is depressed, the more med failures there are, and the variation of rapid cycling = very, very bleak possibilies.
>
> Hang in there. My case isn't as severe as yours, but I am also treatment-resistant and I have found that only Parnate and Nardil have TOUCHED the depression I have.
>
> I think it's *inhumane* not to prescribe opiods and/or amphetamines when all other options have failed (SSRIs, SSNRIs, Wellbutrin, NaSSAs, TCAs, MAOIs). And yes, I think those two classes of drugs should be tried *before* ECT, in particular opiods like buprenorphine.
>
> -z


Buprenorphine is the only drug that my doctor has refused to prescribe for me. The single study by Andrew Stoll that I showed him was not persuasive to him.


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