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28 May 2008 @ 09:54 am
Second update  
Saw Mark Pruitt, the Nurse Practitioner, this morning. Have two new scrips, neither for Lamictal. One is for Remeron, which is another SSRI but targets a different receptor than Prozac. The other is for Klonopin as needed, since I've had a couple of anxiety attacks since this depression hit.

I'm supposed to start the Remeron in conjunction with the Prozac until I'm stabilized, then come off the Prozac. Have follow-up appointment with Nancy Davis next week, and Mark Pruitt in three weeks.
 
 
 
fatcookfatcook on May 28th, 2008 02:16 pm (UTC)
*hugs* lots of *hugs*!
Jon Reidcrossfire on May 28th, 2008 02:20 pm (UTC)
Sounds like a plan. I'm glad you're taking care of yourself.
hedwig5221hedwig5221 on May 28th, 2008 03:17 pm (UTC)
Good plan...take care of yourself...you are important to us!
The World War 1 Flying Acetww1fa on May 28th, 2008 04:17 pm (UTC)
Remeron does have an effect on seratonin, but it isn't usually classified as an SSRI. It also increases production of norepinephrine. It's the stuff (well, the generic, Mirtazapine) I was put on after the Prozac tried to kill me. It's done great things for my brainmeats - I hope it works as well for you.
eyverska on May 28th, 2008 05:45 pm (UTC)
Klonopin derails my panic attacks quite nicely. It also makes me sleepy. It is generic, so it is affordable. Good stuff.
Steffirecat on May 28th, 2008 09:44 pm (UTC)
Thanks for the update. Hope it works fast!