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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 ...

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

Posted 27 May 2013 by lithium4cin 5 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 ...

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 ...

Can't bring myself to take Luvox for OCD?

Posted 11 days ago by Tormentor488 1 answer

I'm terrified, honestly. I'm convinced it's going to have some profoundly negative impact on me. I can't get over the idea it'll make me worse or cause hallucinations or psychosis. I desperately want to try it, but I can't bring myself to get over this fear.

Suffering from schiz and OCD. Sertraline not working at all?

Posted 14 days ago by froddo7 1 answer

I have schizophrenia and OCD. Have been taking Latuda now, and sertraline. The psychosis is under slight control, but OCD just doesn't stop! I keep thinking nonstop along with intrusive thoughts. Should I try Prozac (fluoxetine) now? Does it help for severe OCD? Please help as I'm at my ...

My son has been prescribed risperidone (0.5 mg increasing every 5 days to 2.0 mg) for drug-induced?

Posted 13 Apr 2017 by ConcernedDad58 0 answers

... psychosis. How do we know it's working? He hasn't had visions or heard voices but the doctor seems to feel he would be best served to use it for up to a year. Any info would be valuable

Steroid Induced Psychosis?

Posted 21 Mar 2017 by Wildflower7 0 answers

Hello, I would like to hear stories from other members that have gone through steroid induced psychosis? I developed this while taking 10mg of prednisone, once daily. I was put on prednisone by my Gastroenterologist as a maintenance drug for ulcerative colitis, to help pull me out of the current ...

Why is Compazine, being shown as discontinued on Drugs.com?

Posted 6 Jun 2016 by ted58 4 answers

This drug is not being shown as discontinued on any other site I have checked.

How long before I start to feel better from Fanapt?

Posted 23 Dec 2016 by Christy 1952 0 answers

I am having a hard time getting use to this medication after being on Seroquel for seven years. I feel anxious and restless and can't concentrate on the things I need to do. My doctor tells me to keep taking it until it gets into my system but I'm not sure I can handle these feelings.I am ...

Fluvoxamine - Does it get worse before it gets better?

Posted 12 Nov 2016 by Michellemelendy98 1 answer

I've been doing the trial and error with many medications I was diagnosed with Psychosis which was because my OCD that got so out of hand I turned manic. Latuda worked great but my new psychiatrist has added many and taken away some I just got off lamictal and weaning off Zoloft because ...

Bipolar I or schizoaffective disorder treatment?

Posted 29 Oct 2016 by mimi7 1 answer

My son is about 16 years old, he is suspected as Bipolar I (mania) or schizoaffective disorder, He used Valproat 650mg/day to stablise his mode and abilify 2.5mg/day to treat his psychosis. Valproat seams not effective, abilify is very effective and he lives a normal life, but he got blurred ...

Chantix Induced psychosis - As legal defense against assault in WA?

Posted 15 Oct 2016 by rebelblonde77 0 answers

Due to pending criminal charges involved, I am limited with what details/information I can can post for review. For now, I am searching, and gathering every bit of information related to what occurs during the episode of Chantix psychosis to both the patient and anyone in his immediate ...

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