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Re: question for SLS sigismund

Posted by g_g_g_unit on March 30, 2012, at 20:28:05

In reply to Re: question for SLS g_g_g_unit, posted by sigismund on March 30, 2012, at 19:46:16

> I have heard at least one person say that Parnate insomnia was unremitting.
> You stopped sleeping well a couple of years ago?
> Parnate won't help with that, as you know.

I don't know. That's kind of my dilemma at the moment. With the 5mg of Valium, it seems like I can finally tolerate taking 10mg of Parnate at once. The Clonidine helps me fall asleep, though I don't feel all that rested. So maybe I am in a position to reach a higher (or therapeutic) dose now. 60mg is my psychiatrist's target. I would hope to no longer need the Valium and (please God) the Clonidine at that point. My sleep-disturbances are the result of major depression, so my psychiatrist hopes that remission might help correct that.

I know insomnia is an unremitting problem at middling doses. However, there are reports on here from people who found that the insomnia disappeared at 60mg+ (bulldog2, Maxime, SLS? come to mind). Maybe that contradicts what you've read? Anyway, I'm holding on to that possibility out of desperation/hope.

It's just an incredibly frustrating process. Between the Valium and Clonidine I feel too dull and sedated to do much. I'm an incredibly impatient person and hate feeling out-of-control.




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