I have gained 35 lbs in just over 7 months on Latuda. I also take Vivactil 10mg and Lithium 100mg daily. I have just tried Saphris with no appreciable results: no mood difference, restless for a few hours and a rash covering one side of my face that is still not resolved 5 days later. Does anyone have any experience with weight loss on an antipsychotic? Thanks!
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:
Agitation; anxiety; diarrhea; dizziness; drowsiness; fatigue; light-headedness; nausea; restlessness; stomach upset; vomiting; weight gain.
HELLO 2Bipolar the above is copy paste for side effects of this drug also water retention is listed can you tell if you are retaining water not a lot of weight sound like 5 lbs a month,but agitation you said I really recommend you check with the doctor on this one asap thanks for listing your other meds helps alot sounds like not a reaction between other meds but make very sure that you let your doctor know if you start to take anything different many interactions with this med and others But this drug does say extra agitation or weight gain check with your doctor that is where i would start,,Thanks for posting this i had to look in several sights this one must of come out after i retired..if i can help please let me know.Chuck Wise Sr. Retired pharmacy techneician Cpht. by the way if you don't know if your retaining water push down with a finger on you arm or leg if it does not come right back up and stay down for a little while that is a sign of water retention. I hope this help you some have a great day and keep plugging along i know its frustrating but we must beat this..smile and enjoy the moment my friend. Chuck
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