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Re: Duplicating an MAOI (safer/effective/possible( jaby

Posted by Ilene on July 14, 2003, at 20:39:18

In reply to Duplicating an MAOI (safer/effective/possible(?)), posted by jaby on July 14, 2003, at 10:50:00

> My dr. says that he thinks he can duplicate the effects of an MAOI without the dietary resctriction by using high doses of say effexor (5-HT & NE) and a stimulant (DA), or other combinations you can imagine, that would increase levels of the three monoamines like an MAOI does.
>
He *thinks* he can? Has he tried it? Has anyone else tried it? Is there any research to back him up?

> This is obviously done through a much different mechanism. I wondering what you guys think of this. Seems to me that it would only work from a conceptual standpoint. Otherwise people would have the same reaction to nardil, parnate, selegiline, etc. I would think they all have their own additional subtle mechanisms.

I don't think the dietary restrictions are a big deal. When was the last time anyone died from a hypertensive crisis brought on by a wine and cheese party? I'd be more worried about weight gain and sexual dysfunction. Not like I know, but I may be presented with the MAOI option soon.

I.


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