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Re: antidepressant stimulants ccass

Posted by SalArmy4me on July 28, 2001, at 13:49:06

In reply to antidepressant stimulants, posted by ccass on July 28, 2001, at 13:41:17

Maybe venlafaxine, selegiline, or tranylcypromine. I found documented evidence of venlafaxine being not that bad as far as weight gain, and some people find it stimulating:

Journal of Clinical Pharmacology Volume 21(2) April 2001 pp 185-189. Sustained Response to Open-Label Venlafaxine in Drug-Resistant Major Depression." Schweitzer, Isaac MB BS, MD:

"...In only 32 patients (12%), study events resulted in cessation of venlafaxine... The most common study events were somnolence (21%), headache (18%), insomnia (16%), sweating (16%), constipation (14%), dry mouth (11%), nausea (10%), and dizziness (10%). There were no statistically significant changes in mean systolic or diastolic blood pressure or pulse during the extension phase. However, a slight but significant decrease (1.4 kg in weight) was noted in weight at month 4 (p = 0.007)..."



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