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Re: Low dose venlafaxine basically an SSRI?

Posted by undopaminergic on August 13, 2021, at 9:15:26

In reply to Re: Low dose venlafaxine basically an SSRI? undopaminergic, posted by NKP on August 13, 2021, at 5:15:02

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> > > The psychiatrist said that future options would be to increase the dose of venlafaxine, and if that didn't work, to consider augmenting with quetiapine or lamotrigine.
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> > I would add the flupenthixol back much rather than quetiapine. Other options amongst antipsychotics are amisulpride, sulpiride, lurasidone, cariprazine, or even ziprasidone. All of them are less sedating than quetiapine, and can even be activating, especially with low doses. However, I think the lamotrigine is worth trying, and increasing the venlafaxine is not a bad idea, at least if you tolerate it well.
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> > As for motivation, stimulants come immediately to mind, including methylphenidate and dextroamphetamine.
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> > -undopaminergic
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> Then I doubt that I'll go on quetiapine because I'm already sleepy much of the time.
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As a piece of trivia, I am prescribed quetiapine at night PRN (as needed) for sleep!

-undopaminergic


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