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Re: Lithium augmentation? BarbaraCat

Posted by jay on May 3, 2002, at 20:36:11

In reply to Re: Lithium augmentation? Dave1, posted by BarbaraCat on May 2, 2002, at 1:18:35


Sorry to jump in on your post, but I was wondering, with your Remeron and Lithium combo, what is your Dx besides BP2? Thanx...


> Hi Dave,
> I've had PHENOMENAL results with Lithium as an augmentor to Remeron 45 mg.. The Remeron first started working well for 2 months then pooped out, as all ADs do for me. Adding 600 mg of Li revved things up splendidly. I haven't noticed any tiredness from it at all. I also suspect that my problem is Bipolar II rather than the unipolar depression I've been diagnosed and treated for 15 years, so the positive Lithium results could be due to finally addressing the Bipolar symptoms rather than looking at it only as an augmentor to the AD. - BarbaraCat
> > Hi,
> >
> > Has anyone had success augmenting an antidepressant with lithium. If so which AD?
> >
> > I have had partial success by augmenting anafranil with lithium. I would like to try it with other antidepressants, because I'm somewhat treatment resistant. This could be a good strategy for me, but I want to know what AD + Li combinations have worked for other people.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Dave




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