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1)Does anyone have any positive or negative experiences about using Serafem for mood swings?<br><br>
2) Any concerns about nursing a 3.5 year old while using Tryptophan or Serafem?<br><br>
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Hi - I'm not sure about mood swings. Ideally you should be screened for bipolar disorder before beginning an antidepressant. They can trigger a manic episode in those with bipolar d/o. If you are having PMDD (severe PMS - for which Sarafem is indicated) the medicine could very well help.<br><br>
That being said, I don't know if it's still available but if it is, don't pay for the Sarafem brand. Just get some generic Prozac (fluoxetine HCl) - it will be *much* cheaper!<br><br>
I'm not sure about the nursing - it does have a very long half life so that could be a factor. Does Kellymom have a link? I know there are some great BF/medication resources around but my brain is too tired to think of anything right now. HTH a little!<br><br>
(oh and I have no idea about the tryptophan)
 
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