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Re: Klonopin and sleep and 3 am to 6 am Dinah

Posted by Sad Panda on August 31, 2004, at 9:50:38

In reply to Re: Klonopin and sleep and 3 am to 6 am Sad Panda, posted by Dinah on August 31, 2004, at 9:44:13

> I didn't have much luck with tricyclics. Too much effect on norepinephrine. :( And I never made it past a weekend test on Remeron, because I slept all weekend. :)
> I take the occasional Risperdal as needed. But I think I'm just going to play around with the Provigil and Klonopin doses, cut back on my diet coke, and try to change my lifetime practice of only going to bed when I'm sleepy.
> I'm surprised about TCA's and sleep. When I was on nortrip(? - one of those) I hardly slept at all. But I have an extreme reaction to NE.

I would try Remeron again at very low doseages & creep up slowly. Another TCA worth trying is Surmontil(Trimipramine) it has very little to no effect as an NRI & no effect as an SRI, but is the most potent of 5-HT2A antagonists as far as TCA's go. 5-HT2A antagonist improve sleep overall, while benzos cause it to deteriorate.





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