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Re: Hi from another 'symptomological soulmate'; my 2 michael

Posted by S.D. on August 16, 2000, at 16:33:44

In reply to Re: Hi from another 'symptomological soulmate'; my 2 S.D., posted by michael on August 15, 2000, at 22:23:19

> Hey S.D. -
>
> Great summary of a lot of good info.

Thanks! (Like anyone, I appreciate being appreciated...)

> Just wondering - you mentioned klonopin, any
> idea how lorazepam (ativan) rates, relatively >speaking? (for SAD)

I seem to recall reading a couple of individual testimonials of it helping, either alone or in combo with an antidepressant. I'm not aware of any clinical trials testing its effectiveness for SAD, but haven't searched medline for articles.

>Or is it a case of same med class, but not
>typically used for this? Thanks for the
>info/summary. michael
>
I think that's the case. In absence of statistal info on its effectiveness, one reason to not typically try it might be its shorter half-life compared to clonazepam (Klonopin)

peace and health,

S.D.


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