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General Health board

  1. Excessive perspiration
    ... the sweating just won't stop. Other meds I'm on are Emsam , Xanax, and Ativan (for eczema). I look around, and...

Sleep Disorders board

  1. Insomnia... what other prescriptions work?!
    ... selegiline, now available in a trandermal patch called EMSAM , but am not sure my family doc would be comfortable...

Cancer board

  1. I want my thyroid back.
    ... horrible mistake and started to abuse it) and the evil EMSAM patch (which made me suicidal and landed me in the...

Lyme Disease board

  1. Help. Any suggestions/ideas?
    ... antidepressant to see if it would help, I thought maybe Emsam (Selegeline transdermal patch) might be worth a try...

  2. I don't know what else to have done
    ... idepressant, which comes in the form of a skin patch called Emsam . To my disappointment, none of these drugs did anything...

Anxiety board

  1. Caffeine and Anxiety
    ... ve thought about is the new antidepressant patch, EMSAM . It's an MAOI, which some stimulating properties...

  2. Need help asking for meds from new doctor!
    ... get a script for Provigil, and was thinking about EMSAM . How do I convince them on benzos? I don't even want ... depression fatigue, ADD, and benzo fatigu? What about EMSAM ? Would this be hard to sell? I don't want to walk...
    ... The newly FDA approved EMSAM patch, an MAOI called selegiline, does not require...

Bipolar Disorder board

  1. Back at square one...
    ... Llama, Emsam is the only antidepressant that didn't cause severe...

  2. Depressants not working, Dr. added Deplin 7.5mg - ??
    ... part! SSRI's gave me insomnia, big time. I use EMSAM , it's an MAOI antidepressant but because it is a topical ... patch it does not carry any of the oral MAOI risks. EMSAM has helped me a lot. This Deplin sounds equally promising...

  3. Just released from hospital after 1 week of being Baker-acted!
    ... stuff, it made me a little jittery though, so I am on Emsam now. Take good care of yourself...excercise, eat...

  4. I'm going to lose my job. Please, I need help.
    ... frightening). I was also put on the "revolutionary" EMSAM (transdermal selegeline) patch, which increased my...

  5. Dr. Amen ~ The Answer To Our Prayers
    ... Is that where you went? My husband is going to try Emsam and if that doesn't help, we might seriously want...
    ... So, in a couple weeks my husband will be trying Emsam and we're going to see how that goes. But I am going...

  6. Anyone suffer from "Brain Zaps"?
    ... seizure thing related to coming off the med. I'm on the Emsam patch now, no more brain zaps...they were freaky....

  7. Bipolar 2
    ... have a very sensitive stomach. You might try the Emsam patch, it's a skin patch that I use. My antidepressants...

  8. Feeling too much energy...
    ... s. Lexapro was my favorite until I discovered the Emsam patch. I sleep much better with it. I still have...

  9. Eme's Marital Dilemna
    ... woud be, LOL...Stress! Hmmm, my current meds are Emsam , an antidepressant patch..ZERO sexual side effects...

  10. Possibly bi-polar??
    ... been wondering if I could have mild bipolar. I am on Emsam (antidepressant patch) and Xanax. I would love to...

  11. Lexapro...Is it worth the sexual side effect?
    ... me, LOL). I am now using the new MAOI patch called Emsam and I love it...no side effects other than I drink...
    ... Right. Now I take Emsam and Xanax, I am not bipolar....

  12. Marshmallow
    ... be strong enough to cope with all of this. I take Emsam (an antidepressant patch) and Xanax (mostly just at...

  13. What Are The Best Meds For Bipolar I Mixed/Anxiety/Borderline?
    ... tried me on virtually EVERYTHING, the latest being Emsam , which I've used for a month. I believe it's helping...

  14. Lithium and Lexapro --what happened?
    ... Maybe you could ask your Dr about the MAOI patch, Emsam . Very few side effects are it's claim to fame....

  15. lexapro side effects
    ... of the good results...no depression. I am now on Emsam , it's my favorite and I have tried lots of others ... . Gotta love the EMSAM patch : )...

  16. Afraid to take Lexapro -- bp depression
    ... SSRI's but still caused some insomnia. I love the EMSAM patch, not sure if it is OK to take with your other ... I LOVE it....you might want to ask your doc. EMSAM .....love it : )...

  17. Lamictal.. i want to know everything.
    ... effect, one of which landed me in the psych ward ( EMSAM patch). Good thing though, because it was there that...

  18. What to add to Seroquel...
    ... not hungry (which is great!). I stopped taking Emsam because it made me manic. I'm afraid to add it back...

  19. Treating BPII with...
    ... Is it proper to treat BPII with the Emsam patch and Klonopin? I felt like the Emsam made...

  20. Meds/Hunger/sleep...
    ... Ever since I started using the Emsam patch (I stopped it about a week ago) I have had a...

  21. Running out of meds!!!
    ... what to take. I am depressed and very moody. The Emsam seems to have really screwed me up. At first, the...

  22. Seoquel instead of benzo or Abilify...
    ... Emsam patch revs me up (does help with depression). Tried...

  23. Klonopin or Xanax for mania?
    ... The Emsam patch tends to make me a little hypomanic. I've tried ... mood stabilizer? Maybe I just shouldn't take the Emsam ....

  24. Confused...
    ... The Emsam patch actually made me feel hypomanic - I was taking...
    ... hi shiela my pdoc wants me to try emsam because i have treatment resistant depression and...
    ... I started with the lowest patch of Emsam . The first few days I felt great! Too great. Actually ... took diet pills (phentermine). Come to find out, Emsam actually has some amphetamine like effects, which...
    ... hi sheila, thanks for your reply on the emsam patch....you gave me a little hope that maybe i should ... s for at least 2-3 weeks before she can start the emsam .....i have to stay with someone for that time because ... anyone else out there who has any experience with emsam ? i welcome any input or advice or stories about how...

  25. Bipolar meds w/o weight gain...
    ... becoming hypomanic with them. I recently tried the Emsam patach and I felt very hypomanic. Are there any ... Abilify in at night (helps me sleep) and using the Emsam patch during the day. I tried Abilify by itself ... shakiness (akathesia). Possibly a small dose of both Emsam and Abilfy would work without weight gain? I also ... thought about adding Risperdal to the Emsam to counter any manic feelings. Thoughts? I've...
    ... My doc told me to add Abilify back to my Emsam patch. I think the patch is what was making me hypomanic ... for the first time in a while. I'm scared the Emsam could still cause mania though....

  26. Will I ever lead a successful life??
    ... OFF of the particular anti-d (the "revolutionary" EMSAM patch), my mood swings surfaced, and I exhibited ultra...

  27. Hospitalisation or ECT?
    ... more med they want to try. An MAOI Inhibitor called Emsam . Only problem with that would be getting rid of her ... waterbed as it's a source of heat and the Emsam patch can't touch it...so she's avoiding that one...

  28. Newly diagnosed-questions, comments, rants and raves
    ... tried. (Total of 5) I believe the latest one I was on, EMSAM , actually made my depression 200x worse, and drove ... started noticing extreme and rapid mood swings while on EMSAM , which only become MORE prominent and predictable...

Depression board

  1. MAO inhibitors questions
    ... on it? I am going to talk with my doc tonight about Emsam . Dave...

  2. Can I stop Effexor XR after 6 weeks?
    ... Effexor? My next medication will be Parnate and then Emsam . That will be it for me. Millstein...

  3. Effexor XR 75mg and eyes pressure
    ... helped. Parnate will be the next one and then the Emsam patch. I've decided against ECT. The beginning...
    ... helped. Parnate will be the next one and then the Emsam patch. I've decided against ECT. The beginning...

  4. Parnate
    ... Parnate next. The next medication after that will be the Emsam Patch. And after that, ECT, which I'm not sure I will...

  5. Anyone tried The vagus nerve stimulator?
    ... understand what you say about the pills. I am on the EMSAM patch, Tegretol, Lamictal, Ambien, Cytomel, Seroquel...

  6. Am I going through withdrawal? Please help me, I'm miserable...
    ... situation even more so. So now I am going to try Emsam ( the MAOI patch ) which at the lowest dose doesn ... point where I am suffering even more, I will start the Emsam . I honestly wasn't expecting the worst part of being...

  7. MAOI Patch vs. Lamictal/Depikote
    ... looking into. However, I want people's opinions :) 1. Emsam (MAOI) Patch 2. Lamictal 3. Depakote...
    ... anything else, thats mainly why I want to try it...The Emsam patch doesn't have the dietary restrictions (or at...

  8. emsam patch
    ... time and during that period I have seen a handful of Emsam path posts and the majority of them are very similar...

  9. depression for you
    ... EMSAM , NO weight gain...

  10. anyone tried Actupunture?????
    ... find a GOOD ONE! I am going to ask my dr about EMSAM ....

  11. Frustrated, Depressed, No Hope, HELP!
    ... who had a similar plight and when he was given the emsam (sp?) patch he got a lot of relief. Did you try this...

  12. MAOI and Nitric Oxide Supplement
    ... I currently am on an MAOI called Emsam , it is a patch and I am taking the lowest dose possible...

  13. Anyone with previous weight gain find an acceptable med?
    ... Yes. The Emsam patch :) does not cause weight gain, I love it....
    ... [QUOTE=luckygem13;3084681]Yes. The Emsam patch :) does not cause weight gain, I love it. ... you take that caused weight gain? It seems like EMSAM was never really marketed well or promoted to doctors ... marketed to the public, and you'd see more people taking EMSAM ....
    ... MAOI because of the dangerous side effects. Because Emsam is a patch it is not processed through your liver...
    ... MAOI because of the dangerous side effects. Because Emsam is a patch it is not processed through your liver ... t surprise me that you're on the lowest dosage of EMSAM , since that's when it probably acts like an MAOI-B ... positive experience. How long have you been taking EMSAM ?...
    ... of people asking me if I'm pregnant! I've been on Emsam about 4 months now. I have a lot of anxiety and always...

  14. Once again, allergic to antidepressants!
    ... Have you tried the Emsam patch? I have some allergies too, not severe but...

  15. lexapro and HUGE weight gain
    ... Yes, so I switched to the Emsam patch. There is no weight gain side effect with it...

  16. Zoloft and sleep
    ... but how long can you keep that up? I am on the Emsam patch now, best one I've tried for no sleep interference...

  17. Can depression itself lead to sexual dysfunction?
    ... lexapro and did better but not perfect. Now I am on the Emsam patch, there are no sexual side effects with it and...

  18. MAOI Patch
    ... You talking about EMSAM ? I've heard good things about it. MAOI always were ... dangerous with the dietary restrictions and all. With EMSAM though there are no dietary restrictions up to a certain...
    ... sounds awsome!!! now that quiet_storm mentioned it's EMSAM , i've heard about it before. i just didn't know it...
    ... Emsam rocks. I've been on it for over a month now. The...
    ... Michigan. Is there a separate board for Lamictal? Emsam is not an SSRI, its an MAOI....
    ... [QUOTE=quiet storm;2973414] Emsam is not an SSRI, its an MAOI. I know Emsam is not...
    ... the time, knew about it, and he actually mentioned emsam to me. i told him i'm not doing too well at this ... a regular basis. that's when he told me about the emsam . apparently he has quite a few people on it already ... to get a refill...but i did get that info about the emsam from him. fortunately, he was the one who initially...
    ... would you care to update your experience with the Emsam once you have begun treatment?...
    ... I have been on the 6mg/24hr EMSAM patch for almost a month now. Bear in mind that ... is pretty good and my brain actually feels alert. Emsam is not interfereing with my sleep at all and I feel ... have had a couple of 'surges' of feeling great on EMSAM but it is not consistantly there yet. I have an appt ... discuss maybe increasing the dosage or augmenting EMSAM . This med is promising for me even though I am...
    ... any other antidepressants before to compare them to Emsam ? And like you said the low motivation is likely from ... being off the stimulants and not from emsam itself... good that your having success with it.....
    ... Hello, I quit stims and started EMSAM the next day. I have been on Emsam 1 month today...
    ... QUOTE=AxXiom;2996405]Hello, I quit stims and started EMSAM the next day. I have been on Emsam 1 month today ... here in search of people who have experience with Emsam . I'm 53, and have been depressed to one degree or ... had me go off Paxil and Lamictal before starting the Emsam . I *think it's helping but am not real sure yet. The ... kick in. I just read somewhere that Doxepin and Emsam together can possibly be fatal. Does anyone know?...
    ... Paxil is famous for wiping out your sex drive. Emsam has had practically NO side effects. My mood is better ... today and I am very optimistic about it. I bet EMSAM will help you. Be patient-I feel like I am just now...
    ... Paxil is famous for wiping out your sex drive. Emsam has had practically NO side effects. My mood is better ... today and I am very optimistic about it. I bet EMSAM will help you. Be patient-I feel like I am just now...
    ... tell...everybody has a story. Does anyone know if Emsam helps people to deal with everyday life and problems ... or perspired as much. Wonder if it was a result of Emsam or Doxepin, or the mixture? I want to find time...
    ... the time, knew about it, and he actually mentioned emsam to me. i told him i'm not doing too well at this ... a regular basis. that's when he told me about the emsam . apparently he has quite a few people on it already ... to get a refill...but i did get that info about the emsam from him. fortunately, he was the one who initially...
    ... [QUOTE=PattiChati;2973639]I know Emsam is not an ssri, I was asking about Lamictal causing...
    ... I asked my Dr. about emsam last month and he wanted to try another anti-depressant ... the "right" medication. I have a friend who started emsam months ago and it's been like a miracle for him. ...

  19. Emsam?
    ... stop taking all other anti-depressants if you take Emsam ? What about at just the 6mg dose? thanks, Dave...

  20. MAOI patch
    ... unless i'm down to the very last option. it is called emsam . doc made it sound like a good and safe option, but...

  21. Depression, Apathy, OCD, WHATTT?
    ... from my drop from 75mg dose. I have now been on the EMSAM patch for about 2 weeks. My decision to go on EMSAM ... in this story. I just don't know what to do. The EMSAM is supposed to take 3 weeks for me to feel it (my...

  22. seeking medication help
    ... thanks: ::) I don't know a lot about MAOs but isn't Emsam and Selegaline in the same category or at least similar...

  23. Has anyone taken anti-depressants over 10 or 15 years?
    ... years ago on oral Selegiline (the drug used now in the Emsam patch). But that only worked for me for about a year...

  24. Admittance to hospital-I feel there is no other option. Please help.
    ... ago. (I'm now 21) I am currently on 6 mg of the new EMSAM patch, have been for over a month with ever-worsening...

  25. My changing faces of depression and Anxiety... Please Read!
    ... SSRI. (YUCK!) I actually want to try the new MAOI EMSAM , but don't know if he'd think of it or be willing...
    ... being said, I think I'm still going to try for my EMSAM prescription from my doctor when I go back. I'm just ... SSRI) antidepressants and 2. He know's what EMSAM is and hooopefully has at least read an article or ... I haven't heard of many who have been prescribed EMSAM by anyone other than a psychiatrist. But who knows...
    ... making you dysfunctional. print out an artical on emsam and show it to him if you're afraid to speak the words...

  26. different anit-depressants
    ... EMSAM (the recently FDA approved Major Depression Disorder...

  27. Nardil Info Please Help
    ... Also there has been a reformulation of an MAOI called EMSAM wich contains seligiline. It is a transdermal patch...

  28. Need some opinions please (sorry for long post)
    ... have, I suggested to my psychologist the new MAOI Emsam as another route of treatment since I hadn't tried...

  29. Has anyone talked to their doctor about EMSAM?
    ... failed trials. I've read so many mixed reviews about EMSAM , I don't know what to think, but I feel I'm a good...
    ... past? Does you doctor have a favorable opinion about EMSAM ? I'm wondering if it has any sort of reputation yet...
    ... depression is clearly better. i am using both the emsam and the parnate (most doctors won't combine maoi's ... pressure problems (i check it regularly). as for emsam 's reputation to date, i don't know...it's so new. ... will begin with patients and doctors. selegiline ( emsam ) is what's called an maoi-b (parnate and the others...
    ... come in 6, 9, and 12 mg. Did your doctor suggest EMSAM to you, or did you do research and present it to him ... anxiety? Do you take anything else beside Parnate and EMSAM ? Has Parnate caused weight gain for you? Sorry...
    ... come in 6, 9, and 12 mg. Did your doctor suggest EMSAM to you, or did you do research and present it to him ... anxiety? Do you take anything else beside Parnate and EMSAM ? Has Parnate caused weight gain for you? parnate ... that diminished. since starting the high dose of emsam , my appetite has increased a little but when i first...
    ... Hi, I have tried Emsam as a last resort type thing for treating my depression ... my psychologist, and I've heard good things about Emsam from other people, so just because it didn't work ... working quickly. Having said all this I think that Emsam could be good for many people and may one day become...
    ... So had your family doctor been aware of EMSAM or did you bring up the idea, forcing her to research...
    ... like the poster just prior to your last one, the emsam is not working as quickly with me this time. when ... almost immediately. i am a little disappointed with emsam to date but will continue with it for a bit longer ... sorry for the mis-statement about a 30 mg. dosage for emsam ....
    ... So had your family doctor been aware of EMSAM or did you bring up the idea, forcing her to research...
    ... BorkBork, How has EMSAM been working out for you?...
    ... I am on Emsam 9 mg now, have been since June. I've had a severe ... but slowly i have returned to my motivated state. Emsam has been a blessing. Sure there are lots of drug ... productive life again. The unfortunate part of the Emsam for me is that I have a rather severe allergic reaction ... ago with 10 lb first year, 10 lb 2nd year. With Emsam I 've had rapid weight loss - just no appetite. ... insomnia over the years with depression; but since Emsam I'm up most every night all night (it's 5:40 am now ... to hold down a job with this insomnia. To sum up, Emsam is working well for my depression; i can manage the ... on some message boards depressed patients are using Emsam (selegiline) 5 mg oral but it's not available in the...
    ... issues. This could help, but I'd really like to try EMSAM ....
    ... Lulu, How are you doing with the EMSAM ? Are you still taking it? If so, how's it helping...
    ... well! This is partly why I'm hesitating to discuss EMSAM with my doctor. I fear that either he will be against ... have samples of. I know they don't have samples of EMSAM . I wonder if the EMSAM reps have even started making...
    ... Hi, I started the Emsam patch in the last week. I must confess, being very ... therapy to help me. I will try share my experiences on Emsam over the next few weeks and would love to hear from...
    ... going through, although I'm actually interested in EMSAM for its antidepressant properties. While my anxiety ... possible. The valium will help calm you down, the EMSAM with give you the stamina you need to get out and ... ones on board. Does your doctor have high hopes for EMSAM or any other patients on it? If it helps with your...
    ... Hi again, I have been on the Emsam patch for a few more days since my first post. As ... although I haven't checked it since starting the EMSAM patch. I have not felt dizzy at all either, which ... least lessen, I don't think I will be able to stay on EMSAM , since I don't think it is healthy to be awake half...
    ... did the same. I honestly didn't even know that the Emsam was a stimulant. My pdoc just knew that I couldn't ... genetic predisposition is there, and apparently the EMSAM can trigger it. But my pdoc told me to trust him, ... authority figure. I do have a strong feeling the EMSAM patch could help people with depression. I don't feel...
    ... it's lulu yes, i am still on Emsam patch - i really don't know what my alternative is...
    ... but they haven't worked well for me. I think the EMSAM may help during my other periods of depression, so ... with meds and reactions. I didn't end up getting EMSAM or any AD at my appointment, however, got Provigil ... want, just to bring up the matter. Then may throw in EMSAM . My insomnia is not so bad right now. Tne idea is...
    ... SSRIs. But now I find myself taking the stimulant, EMSAM patch, and continue to have the severe insomnia. I ... saw my pdoc yesterday and he did acknowledge that EMSAM can cause insomnia, but he believes there is something ... I also told the pdoc about my hyper state from the EMSAM and he acknowleged that the EMSAM can cause Mania ... way, having to take SSRIs and a stimulant, or taking EMSAM and a sleep enhancer, -both seem unacceptable to me...
    ... about getting on an stimulant anti-depressant, like EMSAM , and even possibly discuss an alternative to the Xanax ... you have the reaction that I've had so far on the EMSAM , you might lose weight instead of gaining like with...
    ... to be. Hence, its use for minor surgeries. The EMSAM would be a good idea for stimulation. I don't think ... anymore, but maybe could lower the Provigil if I add EMSAM . I doubt I'd get EMSAM anytime soon. My doc seems...
    ... for over a week that I fell asleep without it. The EMSAM patch supposedly works for both depression and social...
    ... I am on Emsam 9 mg now, have been since June. I've had a severe ... but slowly i have returned to my motivated state. Emsam has been a blessing. Sure there are lots of drug ... productive life again. The unfortunate part of the Emsam for me is that I have a rather severe allergic reaction ... ago with 10 lb first year, 10 lb 2nd year. With Emsam I 've had rapid weight loss - just no appetite. ... insomnia over the years with depression; but since Emsam I'm up most every night all night (it's 5:40 am now ... to hold down a job with this insomnia. To sum up, Emsam is working well for my depression; i can manage the ... on some message boards depressed patients are using Emsam (selegiline) 5 mg oral but it's not available in the ... allergic problem with it. Good luck lulu emsam IS available in the US, it's just not called emsam...
    ... something that helps. I'll continue to look into EMSAM and appreciate your input....
    ... It's been about 3 weeks now since I started Emsam . 4 or 5 days now with the 12 mg patch. A little inconsistan ... and Librium. Parnate was the superior treatment. If Emsam with some augmentation is'nt effective I will likely ... of medications seems like a good method. Hopefully Emsam will help many sufferers....
    ... HPG... any new updates on EMSAM ? Have you ever considered seeing an endocrinologist ... monitoring? How are our members doing with their EMSAM ?...

  30. Anyone ever taken an MAOI?
    ... worked for me. I recently started taking an MAOI ( Emsam transdermal patch) and am wondering if anyone else...

  31. MAOIs and other antidepressants
    ... could switch to the Selegiline antidepressant patch ( Emsam ) once I get out of school and get a good job (which...

  32. selegiline
    ... d that is coming out in a transdermal patch called Emsam . If anyone has heard of this drug please reply....
    ... needs to for it to be released. It's brand name is EMSAM , and it will come in a form of a patch, and not in...

  33. Nardil Question
    ... understand it, it’s the same medication used in the Emsam patch, but at a fraction of the cost. I only pay...

Panic Disorders board

  1. Burning feeling throughout body - rx Emsamm
    ... through. Its catching up to me now. Did anyone hear of emsam ? Or the liver excuse? I was so panicked that I asked ... now I have no help at all. THe side effects of that emsam are far worse than anything... can worsen panic and...

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) board

  1. Best Medicines for PTSD
    ... prescribed. Has anyone had success with the MAOs, namely Emsam , the patch? People have also warned me that PTSD is...