I had such a great outlook and endless energy. I wanted to live this life, not just exist. I had never felt as good as I did in those first 6 weeks. I have gone from 5mg to 10mg and still the depression hasn't lifted. Why would a drug work so well and then just stop?
The drug did not stop, it is still working though you do not feel it, because your organism has built up tolerance to the medication,. That is the reason why your dose has been increased.
Same thing happened to me took 5mg pm and 5mg pm, now I am on 15mg pm and 15mg am.
You need to discuss this with your Dr., and I agree with you, it is a great second generation atypical anti psychotic, but like with all meds we build up tolerance to the chemicals which makes up the med.-
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