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Re: Starting parnate

Posted by chrismeurer on November 10, 2017, at 7:17:48

In reply to Re: Starting parnate chrismeurer, posted by porkpiehat on November 9, 2017, at 21:15:37

> Typically washout period is 5xhalf life of existing drug. NE re-uptakes and SE antagonist some doctor will prescribe concurrently with MAOIs , so that could be a gray area. Drugs that are SRI or SE/DA releasers, I don't think you should deviate.
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> Your metabolism of certain drugs may vary, so be careful if you choose to deviate. For example gene testing says I'm a very slow metabolizer of effexor and doxepin. Doxepin at low doses is often used for sleep with MAOIs, but I need to be careful because my plasma levels will elevate.
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> See what your doctor says first of all. Some people will give more cavalier advice based on their own experience or research, but I would hate to be responsible for someone's accident based on science I think i have a grasp on. There are a lot of nuances. So make your decision carefully.
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> Good luck I spent 6 months on parnate and just switched to Marplan 4 weeks ago. If I can be any help just ask. They can be very rough on the ramp up and these forums were invaluable to me.
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> Cheers
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Thank you porkpiehat :)
Will be very careful, I waited a long time to have this opportunity. Stopped clomipramine, sertraline and buspirone and kept lithium since it slows me down in a good way. I am very hopeful. May I ask how was your experience and why did you stop it?


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