[ibogaine] ibogaine and antipsychotic drugs

sara119 at xs4all.nl sara119 at xs4all.nl
Tue Jan 21 16:49:44 EST 2003

> I also have someone who is being given Risperdone who wants to take
> ibogaine
> to get off the withdrawl she feels from stopping the use of Risperdone. I
> don't know what to do here.
> Marc Emery
> Iboga Therapy House
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Hattie" <epoptica at freeuk.com>
> To: <ibogaine at mindvox.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, January 15, 2003 4:34 PM
> Subject: Re: [ibogaine] ibogaine and antipsychotic drugs
>> on 1/13/03 11:09 AM, preston peet at ptpeet at nyc.rr.com wrote:
>> I was wondering whether anyone can help. Someone has contacted me
>> wanting
> to
>> do ibogaine who has been suffering a crack induced psychosis. As a
>> result
> he
>> is on antipsychotic drugs - 2ml 2 times a day of RISPERDONE. He knows I
>> am
>> not currently facilitating sessions but wanted my advice.
>> My initial response was to advise against on principle that taking a
> strong
>> psychoactive to help deal with an incidence of psychosis was generally
>> not
> a
>> good idea! Then thinking about it I thought that perhaps the risperdone
>> would merely block the psychoactive effects of ibogaine.
>> I am guessing and was wondering basically if there are any
> contraindications
>> with antipsychotic drugs, any physical dangers for him. And also whether
>> anyone knows if it would block the psychoactive effects of the ibogaine.
>> The guy is in a catch 22. He wants to give up drugs because they are
> making
>> him mad (in his words) and yet the one thing that may help may also
> interact
>> badly with the drugs he is taking to control the madness! He has said
>> that
>> he missed taking the medication a few times and suffered no psychotic
>>  effects. His episode of psychosis involved voices in his head among
>> other
>> uncomfortable physical effects. I asked him why he hasn't tried coming
>> off
>> the medication and he said that he only saw the psychiatrist every 3
> months
>> and the last visit was uneventful and no suggestions to come of the
>> drugs
>> were given.
>> Can anyone give more info on crack induced psychosis?
>> Could he take the ibogaine on top of the medication, or should he come
>> off
>> the medication, or should he completely avoid taking ibogaine.
>> Any medical and psychiatric advice would be most welcome.
>> Thanks
>> Hattie
>> PS He is using crack, heroin and methadone daily
>> >
>>Hi ,

There is a way to treat patients who take anti psychotic drugs in
combination with other drugs ,

I have done it many times without any problem ,

this is not a treatment someone can do on his own , and it takes two weeks
treatment with a special care and multi dosages in small amounts,




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