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Re: substitute for lithium? Christ_empowered

Posted by Roslynn on May 21, 2022, at 15:14:03

In reply to Re: substitute for lithium?, posted by Christ_empowered on May 21, 2022, at 9:04:55


>
> was there a calming effect?

Yes, it was calming I think as well as helping my overall cognition/executive function.

<did it make the other meds work better?>

Yes especially the ritalin which helps me with mood and motivation in the morning.

> have you ever tried supplements? some people swear by taurine...small studies suggest that 4 grams/daily help people with psychosis who are also on tranquilizers. by itself, there is a calming effect...GABA-ergic, if I recall correctly.
>

Thank you for the suggestion.

> how long have you been off of the lithium? just asking because I remember skimming over an article...both lithium and clozapine have well-documented discontinuation syndromes. maybe...and I hate saying it, I do...but maybe try to just give it some time?
>
> hope this helps. :-)
I didn't realize there was a discontinuation syndrome.

Thank you for all your feedback!


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