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Re: Nardil and MAOI diet restrictions Sad Panda

Posted by cornycon on February 21, 2004, at 8:07:48

In reply to Re: Nardil and MAOI diet restrictions cornycon, posted by Sad Panda on February 20, 2004, at 8:19:55

> > Nardil is a high level side effect generator. If you decide to commence a self tretment program then I would strongly advise you to also put in place some sort of monitoring program.
> >
> > With regards the warning on Tomatoes: This item is included on the list because there is a certain level generated via Alkaloid biosynthesis. This level is variable and is dependant on the growing environment, contact with insects (they stimmulate response mechanisims as well as depositing protiens onto and into the fruit), stage of development and control sprays used during the growth cycle.
> >
> > There are a lot of things that I havent tried, so I can't give an answer on your question regarding Provolone. However based on its characteristics I would say that it would have high levels of Tyramine.
> >
> > I have come across some research that may be of interest. The drug Selegiline ( Eldepryl. Deprenyl) is selective for MOA type B, which is the accepted triggering agent for the Tyramine reaction. It appears that with small doses of this drug the MOAB levels are inhibited to the extent that significant levels of Tyramine can be tolerated before there is any reaction.
> >
> > The down side to this is that if you take too much with your MAOI you could end up in BIG trouble. For more info consult the following site ( It may not appear like a relavent site but carefully read the info):
> >
> > RE: Parnate. Have you checked out what this supposed salvation drug can and will do to you???? For more info. check out the following site:
> >
> > Rather you than me is all I can say.
> >
> > Regards and best of luck to all
> >
> > Cornycon
> >
> Thanks for the heads up Cornycon. :) I won't be self medicating as that costs too much money that I don't have ATM.
> A snip from that page
> "Uses: Treatment of major depressive episode without melancholia. Not a first line of therapy; is used when clients have failed to respond to other drug therapy. Investigational: Alone or as an adjunct to treat bulimia, obsessive compulsive disorder, and manifestations of psychotic disorders. Also, treatment of social phobia, seasonal affective disorders, adjunct to treat multiple sclerosis, and to treat idiopathic orthostatic hypotension (e.g., Shy-Drager syndrome) refractory to conventional therapy."
> This med looks nearly like it was made for me as I am having a "major depressive episode without melancholia"(Atypical) + some social phobia + some problems with obsession + nil drive or motivation. I guess if I end up on Parnate I will soon work out what I can & can't have to eat. :)
> Cheers,
> Panda.

Hey Panda

Do a lot of cross checking first, then if think it might be your "Holy Grail" then you use your charm an persuasive personality so that you can end up on it. And like I have said all along care, care and more care. Panda's are an endangered species and I hate the idea that a little bit of carelesness may cost us another one. So for the sake of us all, when trying any new things take the time to be shure about any adverse reactions that may be starting to manifest.

Keep a list of all of the things that could potentially cause a problem, and in a very conspiciuos place, for consultation purposes.

As a victim of a number of reactive effects there are times that it is not a hell of a lot of fun. Doudle vision, fuzzing, shaking, minor seizures, heart palpitations, loss of muscle control, etc. etc. and they are difficult to combat as the interactions are so numerous and the lists are getting very long.

Best to you





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