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Old 02-02-2013, 06:24 PM   #2
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Colchester, Vermont
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Re: Panic Disorder - No longer able to get medication

Google norepinephrine antagonist for help in answering your questions. I had two panic attacks in November (visits to the ER) of last year. I was not in any threatening situation and had no logical reason to feel fear or severe anxiety. This had never happened to me before. I have been on fluoxetene and olanzapine to stop the attacks. The main thing to remember is that your brain (pituitary gland) signals the adrenal glands to make norepinophrine that triggers the panic attack and all the symptoms. As long as you can block the norepinophrine, you will not experience a full blown panic attack.

Last edited by agelbert; 02-02-2013 at 06:29 PM. Reason: left something out of the first post