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Re: Any benefit to taking a very low dose AP? undopaminergic

Posted by NKP on April 13, 2020, at 7:55:55

In reply to Re: Any benefit to taking a very low dose AP?, posted by undopaminergic on April 13, 2020, at 6:59:58

> > I recently began taking 50 mg/day sertraline, together with 0.5 mg/day flupenthixol.
> >
> > According to most documentation online, the standard dose of flupenthixol for treating depression, is 1 to 3 mg/day.
> >
> > Am I wasting my time taking so low a dose of flupenthixol? Is there a threshold at which anti-psychotics cease to have any beneficial effect whatsoever?
> >
>
> Flupenthixol (FPX) is particularly anti-depressive of the anti-psychotics. Amisulpride and sulpiride likewise. Aripiprazole (APZ) and cariprazine (CPZ) in low doses can also be activating.
>
> Higher dose is not necessarily better, particularly so in the case of APZ and CPZ. The standard dose of FPX for depression as far as I'm aware is 0.5 to 1 mg.
>
> -undopaminergic
>

Thank you for the useful information.


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