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Re: remission )) SLS

Posted by Jay2112 on September 22, 2022, at 21:08:49

In reply to Re: remission )) Jay2112, posted by SLS on September 22, 2022, at 7:54:15

Greets Scott!

> Hi, Jay.
> > Hope you are doing well,
> > Jay :)
> I am still very much improved. You are kind to ask.
> I had to raise my dosage of nortriptyline from 100 mg/day to 150 mg/day. It should make a big difference. It already is. 100% remission is keeping my eyes on the prize.
> Nardil 90 mg/day
> Nortriptyline 150 mg/day
> Lamictal 300 mg/day
> Lithium 300 mg/day
> - Scott

I am very glad you are doing well, as I know how long it took you to find your 'mix'. Each of us...genetic blends...with uncertain ends...that's a song, I I have found nortriptyline to be both energizing (likely it's norepinephrine effect) and sedating (anticholinergic effects). But, glad it is working!

I have come down on Effexor, from 150 to 75mg's, and after 3 weeks, I don't know why the heck I didn't do it sooner! But, I have added 10mg of Trintellix, and wow, after a month, with these 2 changes, I have become the more relaxed guy I *thought* I was...but the damn Effexor, at higher doses, was way, way too stimulating!! Trintellix apparently has some type of small effect on the cholinergic system, and I don't think it is anticholinergic. Maybe, a small bump up of choline transmission, with all my anticholinergics, is a good thing! We will see.

But, honestly, I haven't felt this good in years! (And it is far from hypomania....little ups and downs each day...but a feeling like..'Ya...I can handle it!!')

Jay :)

P.s. I wish there was a (genuine) political party called "Let's All Be/Get Happy". Not 'toxic' phony happy...but just...let happy be a TRUE right. Let each person become a kid again! Ok, I am really going on ADD and Asperger's....uhhyyeee..

Humans punish themselves endlessly
for not being what they believe they should be.
-Don Miguel Ruiz-




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