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Does Latuda cause weight gain in a lot of people or is it extremely rare to gain weight?

Posted 16 May 2014 by CetaTehila 18 answers

Does Latuda cause weight gain? I hope its extremely rare to gain weight while taking this medicine. I hope the odds are in my favor to not gain any weight or have any side effects at all that would be awesome!!Just started taking Latuda after stopping Abilify because of weight gain hope I made a ...

Latuda: to take or not to take?

Posted 21 Jul 2012 by baristajen 22 answers

My psych prescribed Latuda yesterday, to help me with my moods. I don't have an official diagnosis like schizophrenia or bipolar disorder; in fact my Dr and I differ greatly when it comes to what we think is wrong with me. My father, whom I was very close to, passed away suddenly last ...

I have been taking Latuda now for 4 days and no symptom relief, how long until it starts working?

Posted 22 Jan 2012 by Jordan89 10 answers

I was diagnosed with schizophrenia about 2 years ago I have been on numerous meds. I just started taking Latuda 4 days ago. For two days I took 40 mg now I am at 80 I feel any symptom relief at all it almost feels like I am not taking any meds at all. I am really disappointed because I heard good ...

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 ...

Schizophrenia - How can you help someone who doesn't want help?

Posted 30 Oct 2012 by rystall79 8 answers

I believe my mother has paranoid schizophrenia but she is resistant to even going to a family counselor with me. She doesn't trust doctors and doesn't think there is anything wrong with her. How can you get someone help that doesn't think they need help? She's not suicidal yet ...

Does Latuda help for panic and anxiety disorder?

Posted 9 Mar 2017 by mrdeuster 2 answers

I suffer from major panic attacks and anxiety I feel blue all the time my dr. Just put me on Latuda because she said it will help with that and my bipolar what do you guys think

What is happening to me? I am taking risperdal, Abiify and lithium, something is controlling me?

Posted 1 day 17 hours ago by JackyLost 1 answer

I can’t have a normal day to day life and what I mean by normal is simply have a regular transition from one thought to another. My perceptions are changing from a day to day basis sometimes from day to night where the world seems differently like a reality switch. I can’t analyze and I ...

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

Posted 1 day 6 hours ago 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?

What should I prepare for as I start Clozaril therapy?

Posted 5 days ago by rickmed 0 answers

I just had my first weekly blood draw for Clozaril, and was wondering what advice to you have to give to someone who is beginning 12.5 mg of clozaril a day? I am experiencing some rather annoying and intrusive hallucinations, both auditory and visual, and wish they would go away, or at least become ...

How long will it take for the full effects of risperidone to start?

Posted 15 Feb 2018 by Mel95 1 answer

My boyfriend was diagnosed with drug induce schizophrenia 2 years ago and was admitted to a mental health facility where he stayed for 2 months. When he was discharged he was given medications that he was suppose to take everyday (risperidone and Valium). He stopped taking the medication after 2 ...

Zyprexa - How quick does it work?

Posted 11 Apr 2018 by HELP000 0 answers

My husband suffers from Delusional Paranoia and has affected our family in the most horrendous way. We have finally started him on Zyprexa. We are praying that the medication will help his way of thinking of what is real and what isn't. The suspicious on the daily basis is mentally draining ...

Risperidone - I have been using 2mg for almost a year. But my question is for how long...

Posted 12 Apr 2018 by Amr_cylinder 0 answers

... am I going to be using it?

How is Abilify for 16 year olds?

Posted 27 Mar 2018 by aeroplane467 1 answer

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 ...

Invega - What happens if a psychiatric medication ruins your life? Compensation?

Posted 28 Mar 2018 by psalmist 1 answer

I read so many testimonials of people who've experienced this and I world weep for them if I wasn't getting flat affect from schizoaffective and decreased emotional connection from my medicines.

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