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Does every antipsychotic elevate prolactin levels? And other questions;?

Posted 1 day 15 hours ago by mnpn00 2 answers

I know the chances are rare but I use to take Saphris last year for months, but I experienced high prolactin levels resulting in milk production and I'm an 18 year old female. I've started Latuda recently and notice a change in my breasts like last time. What should I do? Also, why ...

Melatonin Time Release - I took 5 mg Melatonin Time,release yesterday am on other?

Posted 15 Jan 2017 by michele harvey 3 answers

... medications,as,well and,slept good but is 5 mg too much because I slept all day today wanting to sleep is that,a side,effect or the,dose is too much?

Effexor and quetiapine (seroquel) why am I so scared to try another add in ?

Posted 18 Feb 2017 by Mumof2 1 answer

Hi everyone, Once again I'm due to start an add in of an anti psychotic but every time I do my anxiety gets worse and I panic I also get funny heart beats feels like it's slow and exaggerated... is this likely to happen with seorquel too ? I'm on 375mg Effexor which I tolerate well ...

Quetiapine - Another try at an add-in anti-psychotic for anxiety and ruminating thoughts?

Posted 29 Jan 2017 by Mumof2 2 answers

Hello again.. I always post when I'm in the same headspace..apologies. I have tried 2 anti-phycotics and one anti-convulsant for my anxiety/ruminating thoughts. Each time I seem to suffer with heightened anxiety ! Felt like I was being suffocated. I fainted on risperidone during the night ...

Bipolar Disorder - I need to find a non psychotic mood stabilizer for my bipolar 1?

Posted 19 Jan 2017 by Virginiachick 5 answers

I am applying for admission to TROSA, a drug recovery program. They will not admit me while on an anti-psychotic drug (olanzapine). I need to have a mood stabilizer for my bipolar 1, that is not an anti-psychotic. I am also taking Strattera for my ADHD and Escitalopram Oxalate, both of which are ...

Has anyone gotten OFF Abilify successfully and if so what Doctor did you use and what supplements?

Posted 28 Dec 2016 by Shari Kaye 1 answer

... were you put on? I have been on some sort of antipsychotic drug for over 25 years and have had brain damage done by my frontal lobes. ALL antipsychotic drugs cause atrophy of the frontal lobes which makes it harder to socialize.

Venlafaxine and pregabalin?

Posted 23 Nov 2016 by Mumof2 1 answer

Hi folks I have been taking 375mg venlafaxine which has helped me but I have been left still with anxiety and some racing thoughts. I have unsuccessfully tried some of the anti-psychotics even on a small dose I find them too sedating. So my psychiatrist has prescribed me pregabalin 75mg twice a ...

Using 2 antipsychotics? I'm currently taking Latuda and went from 60 to 20 mgs due to involuntary?

Posted 15 Oct 2016 by pete amora 1 answer

movements which is unfortunate because its 1 of the best meds I've taken. Seroquel is something I've taken for a few days at a time or 50 mgs for sleep. I would like to give Seroquel a proper shot because I've taken a medical leave from work until January 3rd. How long does it take ...

Can Seroquel cause weight gain, even at low doses (50mg)?

Posted 21 Sep 2016 by CareBear34 1 answer

I was just wondering if anyone knew if Seroquel can cause weight gain at low doses. I know that the antipsychotic drugs are known for weight gain and metabolism changes, but I am not sure if this applies to doses that are used for sleep (50mg). If anyone has any information on this, I'd really ...

Is it possible for some medications to bring on early on-set Alzheimer's disease or dementia?

Posted 1 Sep 2016 1 answer

I was wondering if some medications, such as antidepressants, antipsychotic, or anti anxiety medications, for example, could possible accelerate the rate at which these conditions could affect a person? The reason I am concerned about this is that many of the medications available cause memory ...

Seroquel added to citalopram?

Posted 5 Aug 2016 by Debs21uk 0 answers

Hi, I just saw a psychiatrist today who wants to add in seroquel to my current regimen of 30mg citalopram. I know it's mainly an anti-psychotic but the dose I will be on is 25mg and is an add in treatment for the anxiety I'm experiencing on top of my depression. I'm just wondering ...

Risperdal - Is it suggested to give such a strong antipsychotic to an abused 7yr old girl?

Posted 17 Jul 2016 by NanaTrish 1 answer

Very concerned. I was notified a few hours ago that my 7yr old granddaughter has been prescribed such a heavy antipsychotic medication. She was sexually assaulted by the schizophrenic boyfriend of my daughter. She has been in twice a week therapy at home, also has anger issues from not being able ...

By adding an antipsychotic medication to lithium will it help with bipolar mania?

Posted 21 May 2016 by Flo2015 1 answer

After more then a year on lithium my husband is still having very agressive an obsesive thoughts and behavior. Will it really help to add an antipsychotic drug to the lithium?'and how will the side effects be? He s already complaining about the lithium side effect.

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