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I'm wondering if Lithium is very often used for treating depression?

Posted 27 May 2013 by lithium4cin 6 answers

For me, the worst of my illness has been severe clinical depression. I am diagnosed with Bipolar 2. Over16 years, I had six extremely debilitating 3 to 4 month long depressions, including psychosis. Since I started taking Lithium, I have not had any depressions! I feel it has saved the quality of ...

My daughter has psychosis she is taking olanzapine 15mg at present, how long does it take to work?

Posted 9 Jun 2012 by hazel hgte 4 answers

She is still hearing voices quite clearly, but has only been on 15mg for three days. When can we expect things to improve. Also she has gone back to this med as Aripiprazol had bad side effects. She has put on 3 stone in the last six months after always being very slim, Can we mix in any other ...

What other medications are there similar to Seroquel (XR) without weight gain?

Posted 2 Aug 2014 by Correlation 5 answers

I take Seroquel XR 700mg (currently lowering from 800mg to 600mg) for psychosis and like many I am finding it very hard to control my weight. I'm not obese nor hugely overweight but I've been on the drug for roughly 6 years now and I always fail at trying to keep my weight down. I'd ...

How long does Corticosteroid Psychosis Last?

Posted 14 days ago by AKastrat12 1 answer

It’s been 12 weeks since I’ve taken methylprednisolone. I was stupidly prescribed a dose pack for freaking bed bugs. A few hours after taking my first days dose, my first ever panic attack hit me. I’ve never had anxiety, so I had no idea what was going on. Got rushed to the ER, ...

My son has had psychosis after taking abilify a few days. Can I abilify cause psychosis?

Posted 15 Jul 2018 by Loriebratcher 0 answers

My 22 yr old son was diagnosed schizophrenia effective bi polor type several months ago. He has had odd behavior. I noticed that hearing voices, paranoid thoughts, and odd behavior have happened anywhere from three to seven days after he has consistently taken eithe Zyprexa or abilify. I wonder if ...

What is the safest medicine for a 13 yr old who has bipolar type 2 disorder?

Posted 2 Jun 2018 by Kinmatoby20 1 answer

It's not Lamictal or Trileptal or Abilify? She takes the last 2 medicines now. Well they have a moderate interaction together. Trileptal has a moderate interaction with psychosis. Abilify has a moderate interaction with Bipolar Disorder.. now why would they prescribe these to anyone who is ...

Psychosis - What do you do to calm yourself down when hallucinating?

Posted 31 May 2018 by 1Wildcard 1 answer

I have panic attacks due to not being able to calm myself down when hallucinating.

Psychosis - Hello, no matter what antipsychotics I have taken has never totally made me well.

Posted 21 May 2018 by Buggs333 0 answers

I still have symptoms of psychosis. Right now I take Latuda. Was wondering if that is normal? I am almost 50 so I've been on a lot of them. Latuda helps me the best. I just can't seem to get rid of extreme paranoia. And it affects me every day. Is anyone else having this problem?

How is Abilify for 16 year olds?

Posted 27 Mar 2018 by aeroplane467 3 answers

I'm 16 year old, female. And i've dealt with anxiety and depression for a few years now. The last 3 years or so i believe, i have developed psychosis. I live in a constant state of anxiety, fear, disordered thinking, etc. I always have worried to start any new medicine, im sure most ...

Why do I change so much right before my period, it's not typical PMS?

Posted 22 Mar 2018 by sweetSilence14 2 answers

I'm a 20 year old female, and I was wondering why I turn completely psycho right before my period? I have had a past of being suicidal and even admitted into psych hospitals during my youth which I realized I was almost always on my period. It makes me crazy I'm just looking for answers ...

Psychosis - can I take gabapentin?

Posted 27 Dec 2017 by sharronbrewer 1 answer

I can not sleep at night and mt friend who has the same sickness as me takes this to help him. I wanted to know if it was ok

Has anyone come off risperidone without going on another med?

Posted 19 Jan 2018 by gemini88 0 answers

I was diagnosed with psychosis this june, and the pdoc told me that I would not be on it for life. she told me that she thought it was just a reaction to ptsd. I was in an abusive relationship, and started getting very paranoid. Well now its time to taper off the drug, and Im a little worried about ...

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