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Re: Mood stabiliser + antipsychotic for depression undopaminergic

Posted by SLS on January 15, 2023, at 21:49:36

In reply to Re: Mood stabiliser + antipsychotic for depression SLS, posted by undopaminergic on January 5, 2023, at 9:02:37

Hi, UD.

> > The side effects you are concerned about certainly sound like those of a serotonin reuptake inhibitor. I know nothing about flupentixol. Is it capable of producing the side effects you are experiencing?

> Flupenthixol is an older (atypical) antipsychotic with antidepressant effects starting at very low doses, but I don't know if it is more effective as an antidepressant at higher doses (typically used for psychosis). In my experience, it is capable of inducing anorgasmia -- this happened for me at a dose of several milligrams. But to reduce sexual desire? Possibly, but not as far as I know. Reduce motivation? As a dopamine antagonist, you might expect the possibility at high doses. Induce sweating? Probably not.
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> -undopaminergic

Thanks. Good info.


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