Is Abilify safe for teens?

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27 Sep 2010

I assume you mean abilify? If your talking about abilify, I'd first look into a therapist or psychologist as these sorts of drugs are more likely to have a negative long term effect on teens than on non-teens, around 20 and up. Abilify is an atypical antipsychotic, and really is a very potent drug that makes you feel like the walking dead. It has a long list of possible side effects, and is a drug that I would consider to be way more severe than a prozac or lexapro (although, those meds can actually cause bipolar on the first dosage). So, I guess it's really comes down to how bad are the symptoms, and are the negatives associated with the drug more or less than the negatives associated with not taking the drug, also thinking long term...

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