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Memantine dose and when to take..

Posted by Englishman006! on September 26, 2020, at 8:04:50

Hi guys, I am wondering whether 20mg or 30mg of memantine has been the most effective for tolerance to stimulants?

I am on my stimulants for 15 hours a day, ie 7am til 10pm. What times and at what dosage would you take the memantine?

Thank you for any feedback.

 

Re: Memantine dose and when to take..

Posted by undopaminergic on September 28, 2020, at 2:14:34

In reply to Memantine dose and when to take.., posted by Englishman006! on September 26, 2020, at 8:04:50

> Hi guys, I am wondering whether 20mg or 30mg of memantine has been the most effective for tolerance to stimulants?
>
> I am on my stimulants for 15 hours a day, ie 7am til 10pm. What times and at what dosage would you take the memantine?
>
> Thank you for any feedback.

From what I've gathered, it does not help tolerance to stimulants of the cocaine-like class (eg. methylphenidate -- Ritalin). On the other hand, a few people have reported that it works with amphetamines and opioids.

The dose is individual, you must titrate till you find the optimal amount. For antidepressant (if you can call it that -- it was a lot like (hypo)mania) effect, I needed less than 20 mg at first but later I required about 60 mg. Higher doses are safe -- I survived (it was kind of a suicide attempt) several grams.

In my experience, memantine has stimulant-like effects of its own.

-undopaminergic

 

Re: Memantine dose and when to take.. undopaminergic

Posted by Englishman006! on September 28, 2020, at 4:49:53

In reply to Re: Memantine dose and when to take.., posted by undopaminergic on September 28, 2020, at 2:14:34

> > Hi guys, I am wondering whether 20mg or 30mg of memantine has been the most effective for tolerance to stimulants?
> >
> > I am on my stimulants for 15 hours a day, ie 7am til 10pm. What times and at what dosage would you take the memantine?
> >
> > Thank you for any feedback.
>
> From what I've gathered, it does not help tolerance to stimulants of the cocaine-like class (eg. methylphenidate -- Ritalin). On the other hand, a few people have reported that it works with amphetamines and opioids.
>
> The dose is individual, you must titrate till you find the optimal amount. For antidepressant (if you can call it that -- it was a lot like (hypo)mania) effect, I needed less than 20 mg at first but later I required about 60 mg. Higher doses are safe -- I survived (it was kind of a suicide attempt) several grams.
>
> In my experience, memantine has stimulant-like effects of its own.
>
> -undopaminergic
>
I've always suffered fatigue, either from dexamphetamine or the memantine. Some think there should be a twelve hour gap between memantine doses. I've always taken 20mg. 10mg at 8am and another 10mg about 2pm. I just wondered how others take it. I tried 30mg and couldn't tell the difference!

 

Re: Memantine dose and when to take..

Posted by undopaminergic on September 28, 2020, at 5:50:17

In reply to Re: Memantine dose and when to take.. undopaminergic, posted by Englishman006! on September 28, 2020, at 4:49:53

> >
> I've always suffered fatigue, either from dexamphetamine or the memantine. Some think there should be a twelve hour gap between memantine doses. I've always taken 20mg. 10mg at 8am and another 10mg about 2pm. I just wondered how others take it. I tried 30mg and couldn't tell the difference!
>

I've always taken it once daily. The key is taking enough. It is easy to tell the difference between too little and too much -- you can *feel* it. If you take enough to feel weird, that is a good sign, so don't worry about it, it will pass.

-undopaminergic

 

Re: Memantine dose and when to take.. undopaminergic

Posted by Englishman006! on September 28, 2020, at 6:05:38

In reply to Re: Memantine dose and when to take.., posted by undopaminergic on September 28, 2020, at 5:50:17

Which stimulants have you tried whilst taking it?

 

Re: Memantine dose and when to take..

Posted by undopaminergic on September 29, 2020, at 10:21:18

In reply to Re: Memantine dose and when to take.. undopaminergic, posted by Englishman006! on September 28, 2020, at 6:05:38

> Which stimulants have you tried whilst taking it?

Methylphenidate and desoxypipradrol.

-undopaminergic

 

Re: Memantine dose and when to take.. undopaminergic

Posted by Englishman006! on September 30, 2020, at 3:25:46

In reply to Re: Memantine dose and when to take.., posted by undopaminergic on September 29, 2020, at 10:21:18

> > Which stimulants have you tried whilst taking it?
>
> Methylphenidate and desoxypipradrol.
>
> -undopaminergic
>

Have you tried experimenting with benzos for your apathy? Try a highish dose for two or three days then come off them. The apathy shouldn't return for weeks. Worth a try!

 

Re: Memantine dose and when to take..

Posted by undopaminergic on September 30, 2020, at 5:22:04

In reply to Re: Memantine dose and when to take.. undopaminergic, posted by Englishman006! on September 30, 2020, at 3:25:46

> > > Which stimulants have you tried whilst taking it?
> >
> > Methylphenidate and desoxypipradrol.
> >
> > -undopaminergic
> >
>
> Have you tried experimenting with benzos for your apathy? Try a highish dose for two or three days then come off them. The apathy shouldn't return for weeks. Worth a try!
>

I have some experience with benzos. I've even taken a bottle of ~90x 2 mg clonazepam tablets. I've also used midazolam for sleep. I haven't noticed anything good about them. The sleep on midazolam was worthless.

I would give it another try all the same, but I don't have any in stock.

-undopaminergic


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