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Re: Ssri induced insomnia/any experience?

Posted by Beckett on August 15, 2014, at 22:43:21

In reply to Re: Ssri induced insomnia/any experience?, posted by linkadge on August 14, 2014, at 8:32:39

> I have taken SSRIs with and without every mood stabilizer and antipsychotic.
> I would say that (from my experience) valproate is not a great antidote to SSRI induced insomnia. Valproate is a heavy med and is probably not targeting the problem.
> I would opt (if you have not tried already) something that blocks 5-ht2a receptors. For instance a weency dose of risperdal, cyproheptadine, mirtazapine, doxepin or trimipramine might be a more effective option.
> I get bad insomnia from Effexor and adding benzos / anticonvulsants is like b.o. + cologne
> Linkadge

Interesting. Most agents you mention have worked but eventually lost efficacy. Do you cycle them? What do you think about Ramelton?

I'm not sure ssri insomnia can be remedied in entirety.. Overall, sleep is lighter and fitful. I feel like there is a constant low level buzz.




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