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Antipsychotic Questions

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Is Latuda a mood stabilizer or an antipsychotic?

How does Rexulti work?

Metformin - off label use - weight loss?

First off, I take a boat load of psych meds, some of which tend to lead to weight gain. Second I recently gave up a 36 year cigarette habit that I loved to death, and have gained quite a bit in the last six weeks. I AM NOT seeking weight loss tips. Because of the weight gain, my Dr.prescribed... read more

Does anyone else experience emotional numbness from medication invega/paliperidone???

I've been recently prescribed the medication Invega which is an antipsychotic that helps with my psychosis/schizophrenia. I have been on this medication for the 2nd time for 3 weeks..I am also on a antidepressant medication Effexor 225mg which has helped emencly with my depression and anxiety.... read more

Why am I gaining weight on Seroquel? I eat LESS than I did before I took it?

I started Seroquel about a month ago, since then I’ve gained 13 pounds!!! I used to eat a lot and now I only eat dinner and maybe a few snack size oranges throughout the day. I also just purchased a treadmill about two months ago. In the first month before Seroquel I lost 4 pounds and I only... read more

Would usage of antipsychotics (Abilify, Risperdal, Thorazine) cause long-lasting harm to a 8yr old?

That eight year old was me, decades ago. I took about 45 different antipsychotics and various meds of that type between ages of 7-17. They were used to treat some situational behavioral issues. I have list of pills I was prescribed in early childhood, and I took anything from Apriprazole to Zoloft.... read more

Erectile dysfunction - is there a fix for ED from risperidone?

I've been taking risperidone for several years. I was on a high dose, but have tapered down to a low dose. For many years, I wasn't concerned with having sex. Over the past 2 years I have has a desire to have sex, but have had very little success. I researched my all medicines and found... read more

Is Rexulti a fast-acting medication, or does it take weeks to work like other antipsychotics?

I have been trying to get a simple answer to my question: Upon first administration of med, will I experience any mood changes, or a slight happiness? And for the record, I hate euphoria. I am speaking of depression combined with physical disability. Can someone call me so I could describe my... read more

Doctor wants me to take Abilify with my Cipralex?

I am currently on 40mg of Cipralex. Lately it has not been working as good as it has been. My doctor wants me to start a low does of Abilify. I am not comfortable with this as it is an antipsychotic. I do not have any psychosis. Can anyone give me some advice?

Alcohol and antipsychotic medication help for bipolar?

Can you drink alcohol while taking Seroquel?

Mild anemia while taking a antipsychotic?

Has anyone who has taken high doses of Seroquel or other drugs of the same caliber experienced mild anemia, specifically a drop in hemoglobin? Thank you for time to respond!

I was just put on Seroquel along with Zoloft and Klonopin which aren’t working.

Treatment resistant for four years now - 47 meds. Addicted now to Klonopin. Just started the Seroquel, and I hate antipsychotics- have already tried four before this. Been on for a little over a week. Worse anxiety, agitation, anger, hostility ... you name it. Increasing suicidal thoughts. All... read more

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