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Re: Atomoxetine helping - fingers crossed

Posted by PeterMartin on July 3, 2020, at 3:20:25

In reply to Re: Atomoxetine helping - fingers crossed PeterMartin, posted by linkadge on July 2, 2020, at 17:23:53

> Yeah, do watch this combination.
> Although atomoxetine is (on paper) an NRI, I remember reading that in vivo (in higher doses) it can begin to occupy the serotonin transporter (as the norepinephrine transporter becomes saturated).
> There was a study in primates suggesting that in the 1-2 mg/kg range there was a notable inhibition of serotonin transporters.
> At 18mg, I don't think there would be an issue, but I would raise the dose more slowly / cautiously beyond that.
> Linkadge

Hmm....this is a little scary actually. Is there ever a situations where serotonin is increased in some parts of the brain w.o. potentially causing SS?

Maybe I should quit while I'm ahead. Meh.

I wish I did better w desipramine. It gave me massive sweating....and I was also somewhat concerned about the possibility of mania w. It being a TCA and me having bp1 (although only been manic when pot was involved).




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