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Re: Nardillians - lend me your ears

Posted by Treehugger on September 11, 2008, at 1:32:54

In reply to Re: Nardillians - lend me your ears Quintal, posted by Tomatheus on September 9, 2008, at 16:39:52

Q, hey! My memory is pathetic, but I will do my best. I used to be a musician, jazz, but I always had anxiety so I drank & took valium - started at 20, quit cold turkey when I was 30 - the valium & the music - the detox was pretty much Hell! - I am now 64 and the only relief I ever got from my Social Phobia (I have it Bad!) was about 10 or 12 years ago when I started Nardil (old version). After 6 weeks all of a sudden I just woke up a different person - I was on stage playing again & I wasn't nervous! I honestly don't even know how I got up there, I just changed - it was like a total miracle. I was on 60mg - I tried going back to 45 because of being really tired & drinking a lot of coffee in the afternoon to just be alert, but the good stuff started to disappear, so back to 60. I don't remember any other side effects. I can't even remember how long I took Nardil, 5 or 6 months maybe. I quit because of anorgasmia - I just didn't feel alive - I got my life back in one sense, but lost something that, at that time, I was not willing to let go of. I understand your saying it's a "Deal Breaker"! My desire for sex was great but erections would come & go, and it was extremely frustrating, especially since I had little trouble finding partners (new phenomena!!!) - along with being able to play music again, I seemed to become this kind of free communicator (I just said whatever I was thinking) and my life opened up to things I had never experienced as an extreme Social Phobic. I don't know what would have happened if I had kept taking it? I have two bottles of the new Pfizer stuff, but have never gotten up the courage to try it - just too much bad press out there. So now I am more depressed, anxious than when I started valium (my first med) 44 years ago - sometimes I think maybe my brain is fried after all the med trials. Nardil, hmmm? Tree


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