I was prescribed 20 mg of Latuda as an add on to my antidepressant. I have treatment resistant depression and general anxiety. I'm on wellbutrin xl (generic,) klonopin, and was prescribed recently Latuda. Having depression mix with anxiety can cause mild psychotic features. At least that's what's going on with me. Anyways, Is there any studies showing 20 mg of latuda to be effective mainly for depression and general anxiety? My psychotic features are raising thoughts and mild paranoia. The reason why I was put on a low dose of Latuda is because antipsychotic medication sedate me and makes me so drowsy and out of it to the point that it interact with my ability to be able function in life with the therapeutic dosages. Thanks
Yes NYCMale; This is very common for the use your asking and the dose is right this is to give the boost you need and it works with the Wellbutrin do not think this is weak you can't compare mg. On different drug Also if the doctor did not tell you when you start this medication it is common to make our anxiety or depression worse for a week or two before it gets better then most those side effects go away. And it can take 6 to 8 weeks to reach the blood level where it well work at it's best. Sounds like your in good hands. and feel free to come back and ask questions anytime we are just a bunch of people like you with same type problems and share experience that we have also had. Have a great day and hope this does it for you.
I have just started Latuda to help with my depression and it has helped a lot. I also have general anxiety. I was on 20 mg daily for 2 months, and just started 40 mg daily about a week ago and I really felt a huge difference there. I am also titrating off other medications so the first two months I was feeling worse rather than better. Hopefully it has a similar effect for you because I am feeling a big positive change, though like all depression meds it did take a little while.
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