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Depression U-Turn
Selegiline & Phenylalanine
Citation:   AgentD. "Depression U-Turn: An Experience with Selegiline & Phenylalanine (exp24981)". Nov 1, 2007.

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5.0 mg oral Pharms - Selegeline  
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  T+ 96:00 5.0 mg oral Pharms - Selegeline  
  T+ 0:00 200 mg oral Phenylalanine (daily)
I had very successful results in treating depression using Deprenyl (Selegiline, Jumex) three mornings a week, at a 5 mg dose. Added to this 200 mg of DLPA once a day, around lunch.

Basically, spent quite awhile in a clinically depressed state, that treatment with SSRI's didn't help at all. This MAO-B inhibitor/amino acid combination was available over the counter (outside USA), so figured I'd give it a try.

Had excellent results, and enabled massive change in my life.

The smallest change was that while on the substance, I got to a point where it was trivial to quit smoking. The most major change is that I now work a 50 hour/week job without fatigue, depression, or side effects. Took the Deprenyl/DLPA combo for three months, and stopped treatment two months ago with little difficulty.

Exp Year: 2003ExpID: 24981
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: Not Given
Published: Nov 1, 2007Views: 35,338
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Pharms - Selegeline (228), Phenylalanine (445) : Unknown Context (20), Depression (15), Health Benefits (32), Combinations (3)

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