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Re: bupropion to atomoxetine linkadge

Posted by SLS on October 28, 2022, at 21:06:13

In reply to Re: bupropion to atomoxetine, posted by linkadge on October 28, 2022, at 15:34:56

> >Your doctor made the right call on moclobemide
> I'm not sure I agree. The right move would be to try something different rather than the same things over again. I understand that Moclobemide is inferior to the irreversible MAOIs (generally speaking), but it can be effective for some, has a different side effect profile and may be better than SSRIs for apathy.
> Linkadge

Your logic is good. I would try moclobemide, too, were I in your place. I did when I was in my 30s. Nothing good came of it. In fact, it made me feel worse that any other drug I tried. It took 2-3 weeks after its discontinuation for the horror to dissipate. I got a wonderful antidepressant kick from moclobemide for the first few days at 300 mg/day. You can go up to 1200 mg/day. I haven't seen any clinicians go higher than that. The most important thing to consider is that you are not me. Moclobemide was a horrible, horrible drug for me. It left me in a fetal position on the couch and audibly groaning for hour on end. For you, moclobemide might be your miracle drug. I gave you some good information to work with.

May you remain different from me in your response to moclobemide...

- Scott

Some see things as they are and ask why.
I dream of things that never were and ask why not.

The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.




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