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Re: Anyone been prescribed an MAOI in the UK?

Posted by sowhysosad on April 16, 2009, at 17:34:04

In reply to Re: Anyone been prescribed an MAOI in the UK? sowhysosad, posted by jms600 on April 16, 2009, at 16:29:34

Great idea jms. I'll keep that in mind.

It's also great to see a UK psychiatrist thinking outside the box and not sticking slavishly to the NICE guidelines.

I'd be a bit nervous about taking an AP because of the risk of TD, but I assume it's very low with a modern med like Zyprexa.

> My main diagnosis is severe anxiety with moderate unipolar depression. My psychiatrist prescribed Zyprexa off label with an SSRI.
>
> As Symbyax has been licensed in the US for treatment resistant depression - and you are considering Prozac - you could speak to your doctor about a Zyprexa + Prozac combo. Not sure how effective it would be against atypical depression alone - I guess it's a suck it and see approach.


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