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Summary for Patent: 5,114,976
|Title:||Method for treating certain psychiatric disorders and certain psychiatric symptoms|
|Abstract:||There is disclosed a method for treating psychiatric disorders including circadian rhythm disorders, borderline personality disorders, personality disorders, Late Luteal Phase Dysphoric Disorder, psychoactive substance use disorders, sexual disorders, and schizophrenia and certain psychiatric symptoms including stress, anger, worry, rejection sensitivity and lack of mental or physical energy with administration of a nontoxic dose of a serotonin re-uptake blocker. Preferably, the serotonin re-uptake blocker is fluoxetine or norfluoxetine.|
|Inventor(s):||Norden; Michael J. (Seattle, WA)|
1. A method for enhancing the treatment of a disorder selected from the group consisting of circadian rhythm disorder, borderline personality disorder, hypochondriasis, late luteal phase
dysphoric disorder, psychoactive substance use disorder, sexual disorder and schizophrenia comprising, administering a therapeutically effective, nontoxic dose of fluoxetine, and derivatives and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof.
2. The method of claim 1 wherein the serotonin re-uptake blocker is fluoxetine or norfluoxetine.
3. The method of claim 2 wherein the daily adult dose of fluoxetine or norfluoxetine is from about 2 mg to about 80 mg.
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