I JUST read that I have to take Latuda with the 350 calories and it explains why I have been feeling so crappy lately. I would take it with food in the beginning when I was taking the 20mgs with no side effects. Once I started taking the 40mgs, I became super sleepy a couple hours after taking it and therefore decided to take it at night instead. Since, I don't really eat heavy meals at night, I started getting nausea and a headache with the Latuda at night but no sleepiness like before. I have been taking Latuda 20mgs for the first week and 40mgs for two weeks , so I'm now on my third week of the 40mgs. I started reading up because of the crappy feeling I've had for about a little over a week now. I am gonna start taking the Latuda with my lunch tomorrow and see how that goes. Has anyone else gone through this food issue?
Hi, Bunny! Yes, when I was taking Latuda I had a terrible time because I'm a very light eater and you require that food for proper absorption of the drug. For me this was a blessing because I also began losing weight while taking it.
You can take it earlier in the day if you wish ~ whatever's most convenient for you. Remember, too, no grapefruit juice.
Best wishes, WCV
I’ve been taking latuda and always have been taking it at night. Recently I had to switch the time of taking it because I am regularly eating dinner earlier in the evening. I’ve been noticing nausea and weakness, what should I do?
I don't eat much in the mornings so I started taking it at lunch I noticed I get real sleepy around 3 or I forget to take it. I was thinking about taking it before I go to bed with a bowl of cereal.
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