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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 ...

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 ...

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?

What level of care is needed?

Posted 19 Dec 2017 by Scientific mind 0 answers

I take Lamictal and Depakote DR once a day in the morning. After a series of very messed up hospitilizations, I now, am again, on mood stabalizers and no anti psychotics. I took Lamictal successfully for 10 years. Every hospital I went to took me off, then realized I needed it. Depakote is new ...

Antipsychotic - I discontinued risperidone two months ago. I have not experienced any psychotic?

Posted 3 Oct 2017 by Danny156 1 answer

... symptoms in the past two months. I believe my schizoaffective disorder is in remission. However, could I possibly still have effects from the risperidone after not taking it for two months?

Levocetirizine - Can it make me a crying agitated psychotic mess suicidal and wanting to hurt?

Posted 18 Jun 2017 by Luvabull22 0 answers

I just realized when I started taking xyzal again all of a sudden I was crying happy or sad and at anything all the time. I was a major witch and everything upset me and started accusing my hubby of things I knew weren't happening and was ready for a divorce and I wanted to hurt people and I ...

Has anyone on lexapro noticed there facial expressions have changed. or you look medicated?

Posted 26 Jun 2017 by Reny44 0 answers

Could it be that my facial expressions are changing. My ex-husband came to see his kids and he asked me what I was on and I told him I just started taking on my psychotic medication do you think it's possible to look medicated and has anyone noticed that they sweat more while on this medication

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 ...

Looking for others who have had a psychotic episode as a result of cortisone?

Posted 26 May 2017 by Marlene48 0 answers

A membrane had grown over the macula in my right eye, making it nearly impossible to see. Dr. Robin Ray, a retina specialist in Savannah, GA surgically removed the membrane, but it grew back. His next course of action was to inject my eye with cortisone. Soon after the painful injection, I ...

Combining anti psychotic haloperidol with Zoloft and other heart, dementia meds?

Posted 29 Apr 2017 by MissouriMom 0 answers

We seem to have a relative who is wife/caregiver for a dementia patient who, for the 3rd time we know of, has gone to the doctor to get more medications because patient gets agitated. We notice he gets agitated when she is hurrying him, or yelling at him. Among a total of 7 pills daily (heart and ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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