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Re: Is Reboxetine worth the wait?

Posted by JohnX2 on March 30, 2002, at 22:34:10

In reply to Re: Is Reboxetine worth the wait? OldSchool, posted by Else on March 30, 2002, at 22:27:37

> > You wont ever see Reboxetine marketed in the USA. Forget about it...dont expend any mental energy thinking about it. As far as meds already available that work mostly on NE like Reboxetine, there is desipramine a tricyclic. Also, high dosage Effexor is similar to Reboxetine.
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> Thanks Old (School),
> Actually, I live in Canada and we do have moclobemide (even though my pdoc wont prescribe it because he insists it's useless) so this is not completely hopeless although Health Canada does tend to comply with FDA regulations. Not that it matters... If it does, indeed, feel like high dosage Effexor, I think I would pass anyway. But thank you for the info (I remember spending several consecutive nights awake while on 300mg Effexor, not manic, just excrutiatingly tired and too keyed-up to sleep. It was most unpleasant and I wouldn't want to go through that again.)

Hi dose Effexor made me very irritable and anxious. Reboxetine was very tolerable except for the urinary retention and erectile dysfunction.

The two medicines beared no resemblence to me.

BTW, maybe some Zoloft added to the Remeron would help with the hypersomnia? Just a thought.





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