... irritable and just totally not myself. I have been taking phenlezine for 6 weeks will this get better? If so, when??
4 Aug 2009
I just saw your post and was wondering what other antidepressants you may have been tried on. Phenelzine is rarely used; usually when nothing else helped control the depression. It's supposed to start working within 30 mins to an hr. after taking it and last at least 8 to 12 hours. Have you told your doctor that it doesn't seem to be working? I would hope he would try and help you find some other alternative that might help you feel better. I see lots of patients who are just dragged down by their depression and I know it's not only an assault on their minds but their bodies and emotions as well. I wish you luck in getting relief and I do hope you will stay in touch here. There are lots of great people contributing to this website. I do hope you will stay with us and at least keep ME informed how things are going. I am a great listener.
13 Jun 2011
Hi I was on Phenelzine for over 20yrs they changed my life for the better they did take several wks to show effect and obviously have to watch what you eat and drink etc but for me they were my magic pill!! I was told they not used now and was put on oxycarboxizid the change over was fine but slowly symptoms returned that tab was then hard to get so was then put on moclobemide these have not been good for me and now i am in the process of coming off and due to start Cymbalta. I hope you have as much luck as I did with phenelzine please do make sure that they are going to be available though without any problem I know I wouldnt of come off them otherwise. GOOD LUCK!!
- Phenelzine Information for Consumers
- Phenelzine Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Phenelzine (detailed)
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
I have read about this and think It describes me, should I see a doctor or therapist? I have suffered from depression and mild agoraphobia since my ...
3 answers • 18 Feb 2010
sometimes it lasts for days an at other times it can last for weeks... i take lexapro for depression... so i dont no why this feeling comes on... i ...
10 answers • 6 Dec 2011
I gave Paxil 20 mg a chance for 5 weeks..I did feel considerably better but still feeling some anxiety. I upped to 30 mg 3 weeks ago and not feeling ...
4 answers • 30 Dec 2011
At a recent pharmacy Iwas told that the orange pills with 270 on them were the generic for Nardil , Phenelzine Additionally that they were made on ...
1 answer • 12 May 2014
Depression - hi, I feel so alone, back in april I was at my lowest point so we went in to see a new?
... shrink and she put me on wellbutrin, i started getting more energy but also started feeling suicidal so she took me off them. then i went to ...
5 answers • 26 Sep 2014