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Did Prednisone cause psychotic event?

Posted 31 Mar 2013 by jockimo 8 answers

I was on Prednisone for almost three weeks for severe asthma issues. My pulmonologist prescribed first round, then I went to ER in the middle of the night because I couldn't breathe and ER doctor prescribed another round, then doctor was out of town so nurse recommended I stay on it until I ...

Lamictal + Abilify?

Posted 23 Jan 2015 by inphases 7 answers

I'm 46- dealt with depression my whole life and at 19 had a psychotic break/manic episode and then diagnosed BP 1. I refused to take the lithium that was prescribed to me and had 3 more complete psychotic breaks- I got the hint and since the last manic episode was so horrific- absolutely ...

Can an unusually high dose of prednisone - 160mg per day - cause a psychotic break?

Posted 25 Oct 2016 6 answers

Thank you to all my friends here, your concern is very touching! This overdose (doctor investigated and admitted that he mistakenly wrote my prescription for FOUR times the dose that he meant to write it for). It actually took me months, no, I take that back, YEARS, to overcome all the negative ...

Are "drug-induced" psychosis the same thing as pseudo psychosis?

Posted 19 Jan 2013 by julvanv 5 answers

My psychiatrist changed my diagnosis from "major deppression" to "Bipolar Disorder" after I was put on "Nardil"-(MAOI) and had a manic/psychotic episode. I think all my manic/psychotic episodes have been triggered by the Nardil, though I stay on it because it's ...

Confused about quetiapine?

Posted 18 Feb 2014 by comeoffit 6 answers

Hello,I am still confused why i was prescribed Seroquel,I know what the drug is used for and i was having a bad manic psychotic state when i was put on them,However if they are using these for a major depressive episode then my psychiatrist has completely defeated the object,Now 4-5 months on these ...

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

Posted 19 Jan 2017 by Virginiachick 6 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 ...

Can makers of prednisone be sued for severe side-effects that won't go away?

Posted 2 Jul 2016 by Gary Crocker 2 answers

My wife suffered a psychotic episode after 3 days on prednisone, stopped taking it, but had to be hospitalized for over a week, still having visual hallucinations that won't stop. She is now taking Aricept to lessen the symptoms, but gets depressed over not being able to stop seeing things and ...

How long did Latuda take to work for your delusions/psychotic symptoms?

Posted 2 May 2017 by MJJ17 1 answer

I've been on it for 2 months now and I'm stable but there is no decrease in delusions. I was on Latuda for a while a little over a year ago and I found it to be more helpful then but switched to loxapine because of bad fatigue, loxapine also made me fatigued. Anyhow, I had two major ...

Has anyone ever had any kind of psychotic reaction to Wellbutrin?

Posted 13 May 2013 by mitch63 3 answers

I was on Zoloft for about three years for anxiety and was switched over to Wellbutrin last week. There is a huge difference. Besides the very vivid dreams, I am feeling very lethargic and fuzzy headed most of the time. In addition, today I have started hearing "whispering" in my left ear ...

Anti-depressants, anti psychotics not working?

Posted 21 Jun 2013 by nellyat01 3 answers

i had a panic attack 2 years ago and i havent felt right since. Every medicine that i have taken doesnt seem to work. i use ativan for the attacks. Ive taken zoloft, celexa, prozac, effexxor, lexapro, prozac, seroquel, zyprexa. Anybody know a another medicine that might help?

Bipolar Disorder - Having a very hard time bouncing back emotionally from problems...anyone else?

Posted 29 Aug 2014 by Bailey67 6 answers

Hi... according to the Drs. I suffered from a Psychotic Break two years ago... I am 47 yrs. old, and for 30 yrs. they diagnosed me as having "Major Depression... " Once i had this Psych Break, they re-evaluated me, and changed the diagnosis as Bipolar 2. It makes more sense to me. ...

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 ...

What are the best medications to treat the bipolar type schizoaffective disorder?

Posted 31 Dec 2017 by helpcure1031 3 answers

Over12-different anti-psychotic medicines have been tried to treat schizoaffective disorder, but non have worked. Please advise the proven medicines that most effectively treat the bipolar type schizoaffective disorder?

Switch Zyprexa to Abilify - lose weight?

Posted 1 Feb 2018 by Canadian115 2 answers

I know Abilify is also known to gain weight. But I heard it is one of the least culprits when it comes to psychotic medicines. While Zyprexa is the worst culprit, by far. I am about to ask my doctor to switch me to Abilify from Zyprexa for that reason. Will I lose weight? My doctor first ...

Whats the difference between anti depressant and anti psychotic medications?

Posted 20 Nov 2013 by Shiah80 1 answer

How does one affect you compared to the other? Are they prescribed according to the diagnoses, if so why, and what are some of the diagnoses/symtoms for which each would be prescribed?

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