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03 Feb 2004

NEED INFO ON ANTIDEPRESSANTS
My husband is a long term icu patient after heart surgery and heart attack. (2months so far).

My doctor has prescribed Lorien capsules (anti depressant) to help me cope at this time. I have never in my life taken anti depressants and is terrified of doing so now. I am using Alzam 0.5mg (half of the tablet .25mg) once a day. I do feel down from time to time, but how will this Lorien help? Isn't it natural to feel this way, seeing as this was a sudden episode. My husband not a heart sufferer or so we thought.

Would'nt it be a better option to take say vit b complex to give me some energy etc. I am not suicidal just very "down" from time to time and tired.

regards anxious
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CyberDoc

01 Jan 0001

Anxious, the Lorien® is safer than the Alzam®. Feeling the way you are is normal and to be expected, but the Lorien® is there to help you cope as the rest of the world is not going to stop and give you the time you need to just sort everything out for yourself. You can stop taking it again after six months or when everything has turned to normal. Good luck.
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