Posted by phidippus on September 4, 2012, at 16:09:00
In reply to Re: My place of relaxation is a place of dysfunction » phidippus, posted by Chris O on September 4, 2012, at 14:42:55
Anxiety is a very difficult thing to treat. I'm surprised so many SSRIs didn't work for you.
I have a couple of suggestions for you:
Clomipramine or Amitryptaline instead of Nortryptaline-they have better indications for anxiety and depression.
Mirtazapine at 60 mg. I have taken Mirtazapine and it treated my anxiety/OCD very well.
Nardil - nothing to be afraid of. Can obliterate anxiety.
Here are some off label medications that could augment treatment with an antidepresant:
Prazosin - has shown efficacy in treatment of GAD, PD and PTSD
Gabitril - case reports show its efficacy in the treatment of PD.
Lyrica - the stronger version of Neurontin. Double the max dose and it might work well for you.
Keppra - has anxiolytic properties.
Buspar - augments treatment of anxiety and depression.
Pindolol - may help with your PD symptoms and depresssion.
The Klonopin didn't work for you probably because the dose wasn't high enough.
How long have you been battling anxiety and depression?