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Antidepressant For Raynauds?

Antidepressant For Raynauds?

Has anyone been presribed prozac for raynauds and if so, has it been effective in reducing attacks?

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/11561116/

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

This is interesting and been studied about twenty years.
I’ve had overall improvement in Raynaud’s and cold/heat Intolerance using PEA (palmitoyethanolimide), a mast cell stabilizer (Vitalitust) recently.
Here is a search of updated info on fluoxetine, nifedipine, PEA...and Raynaud’s
PEA (few side effects)
https://scholar.google.com/scholar?hl=en&as...

https://scholar.google.com/scholar?as_ylo=2018&...

edited, originally posted about 1 year ago
A MyLupusTeam Member said:

I dont think the dr understands that Raynauds is an involuntary spasm of vessels- whether calm or not people with this syndrome go into this awful, damaging to the skin phenomenon.

posted about 1 year ago
A MyLupusTeam Member said:

Nothing has ever helped but gloves.

posted about 1 year ago
A MyLupusTeam Member said:

Thanks so much @A MyLupusTeam Member. I cant tolerate Amlodipine or nifedipine - after years of being on 2.5 mg of Amlodipine for raynauds, I got an incorrect dose of 10 mg and it caused severe edema. Now the edema comes back immediately when I take either of them so am in search of something different.
Appreciate the info and the links!

edited, originally posted about 1 year ago
A MyLupusTeam Member said:

That's interesting., with nifedepine. For so long nifedepine worked for me. The it stopped and I started getting grey black fingers. But i would just say make sure you can tolerate SSRIs. I dont tolerate them. I get shakes and headaches and fever.

posted about 1 year ago
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