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  1. Top 3 things friends/fam did to help you?
    ... currently on Risperdal and Klonopin and they just gave her Abilify too. I'm doing my best to learn about the illness...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Klonopin Risperdal

  2. Is this psychosis or just my OCD?
    ... depression and used to take risperdal but now take abilify for OCD/possible other stuff. I also take Ativan...
    ... that's how they explained it to me, and i'd bet the abilify you're taking is whats taking care of the problems...
    ... real voice outside my head. I also take 20 mg of abilify now and that seems to have helped tremendously....
    ... met. But I haven't experienced it since being on Abilify . Besides last night when I heard several voices...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ativan Paxil Risperdal

  3. here's an actual experience with schizophrenia. No holds barred
    ... nothing much for me I vomit all the time because of the abilify and for a while (a year) no results were seen....

  4. Seroquel
    ... omfortable with (different psychiatrist) and ask them about abilify if you're not diggin seroquel....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Seroquel

  5. Do I have Schizophrenia?
    ... Right now I am on Haldol and I used to also be on abilify , but I had to go off that because the side effect...
    ... Right now I am on Haldol and I used to also be on abilify , but I had to go off that because the side effect ... about seeing a mental health specialist. I was on abilify for a week about 4 years ago, but I went off it because...
    Medications also discussed in this post: haldol Seroquel

  6. antipsychotic meds and weight gain/loss???
    ... any of the other Meds??? also does anyone take Abilify and if so what has your experience been with weight...
    ... back to seroquel and gained again.......hopefully the Abilify will result in more wieght loss but I am crious to ... how Abilify affects others...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Seroquel

  7. please, opinions about my paranoia
    ... I am on 30 mg of abilify for paranoid sz and still have problems with paranoia...

  8. Has anyone had success with orthomolecular treatment?
    ... well but the weight gain was unacceptable to him. Abilify (Aripiprazole) has been an excellent medication for...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Seroquel Zyprexa

  9. Any advice appreciated
    ... other stuff I don't want to go into. I was put on Abilify and Paxil which have really helped. The problem is...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Paxil

  10. (Potential) Relationship problem
    ... schizophrenic illness 3 years ago, but have been on Abilify since my diagnosis which has kept my illness under...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prozac

  11. Risperidone = brain death
    ... depressed.I will see my shrink in a month and maybe get on abilify , before i was very active in speech but its like everything...
    ... I've been on Abilify for about 8 months and am thinking of switching to ... Risperdal. Abilify works well and is very stabilizing and the only side ... too much though which is why I'm switching otherwise Abilify is great....
    ... him proscribe Geodon which was worse than death. Abilify and Seroquel were much better. As a result my major...
    ... oral medication. About a year ago he was prescribed Abilify (Aripiprazole) and although it took some time, he...
    ... oral medication. About a year ago he was prescribed Abilify (Aripiprazole) and although it took some time, he...
    ... givning me more pills to take the side efects away. Abilify made me more crazy but it works for my sister so who...
    ... givning me more pills to take the side efects away. Abilify made me more crazy but it works for my sister so who...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Risperdal Seroquel geodon

  12. Schizophrenia Eye Contact Problems
    ... bad but now ive gotten a lot better with it. im on abilify for schizophrenia and it had helped me with that problem...

  13. Thinking I'm schizophrenic...
    ... noises that aren't there. I currently take 20mg of Abilify and 200 mg of Lamictal daily. I think I have a very...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lamictal

  14. Confused
    ... until it gets me sick. Any thoughts if I should take Abilify which my doctor suggested I start? I am so afraid...

  15. akathisia
    ... for it (Haloperidol, Seroquel, Risperidone, Solian, Abilify , Largactil (Thorazine), Zyprexa. It has been really...
    ... better. i had really bad akathesia when i started abilify but it went away after my pdoc prescribed some additional...
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  16. New to the boards
    ... it works fast. There is a new medication out called Abilify . I couldn't get that because my insurance wouldn't...
    Medications also discussed in this post: geodon

  17. Still need meds advice!
    ... have some ideas to discuss with the dr. Anyone try Abilify ? Someone told me Lithium interacts with coffee and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lamictal Lithium geodon

  18. dreams
    ... nights. it weird. and it started when i started taking abilify 20 mg....
    ... My husband takes abilify and has very vivid dreams! Most every night and he ... several meds and I can not say for sure it is the abilify . He has had the disorder for 10 yrs and has had the...

  19. schizophrenic or not?
    ... not all the time, because im on a medication called abilify . it works sometimes...but not very well. i dont understand...
    ... Maybe you need to get your medications upped? If Abilify is working for you sometimes, perhaps increasing the...
    ... hallucinigens or even alchoholic beverages at that. my abilify is already at 30 mg. i dont think it goes any higher...
    ... to try something else, or something adjacent to the Abilify . Can your mother go with you, have you told her what...

  20. Dopamine
    ... of have a visual way of hearing music, but on meds ( Abilify ) I lose that as well as about a dozen other rad side...

  21. How high is your propensity for craziness?
    ... was immediately sent back and prescribed Risperdahl, Abilify , and Lexapro..all of which made me more depressed...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lexapro

  22. serious side effects- advice welcome
    ... an unusual eye conditon. On my current medication, abilify , that conditon just comes on about once every two...
    ... an unusual eye conditon. On my current medication, abilify , that conditon just comes on about once every two ... brought on by stress. . I have this side effect on Abilify as well. I've found that if I take a dose of Xanax...
    ... QUOTE=Sophia85;3136482]I have this side effect on Abilify as well. I've found that if I take a dose of Xanax...
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  23. is anyone here gaining weight
    ... active. No advice but you're not alone. I hope the abilify works well for you....
    ... active. No advice but you're not alone. I hope the abilify works well for you. oh man my sister asked me if...
    ... weight on Risperdal for his autism. He got switched to Abilify , also, and he didn't seem to gain any more weight...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zyprexa Risperdal

  24. Schizophrenia or Schizo-affective disorder?
    ... schizophrenia, but my doctor won't change it. She says the Abilify I'm on takes care of the mood stabilizing as well...

  25. Does This Journal Entry Sound Delusional? The doc. says I'm schizo.?
    ... Abilify , and Trileptal. Haven't had meds in two months....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Trileptal

  26. subjective view of best and worst meds
    ... were obscured and askew. Another worst - abilify . No sleep. Two days wide-eyed-open! Incredibly manic...
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  27. risperdal
    ... I had unpleasant experiences with abilify and geodon. Abilify made me very manic, sleepless...
    ... This is the opposite for me. Abilify and Geodon are working best for me. Risperdal gave...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Risperdal Seroquel Zyprexa geodon

  28. Abilify and when to take it
    ... good but it has horrible side effects. Worse than abilify if you ask me. Do a search on the web for the side...
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  29. Problems
    ... on 4 different meds and thank god we finaly found abilify and zoloft. the abilify has worked great. he has finaly...
    ... Thankyou very much.I have been on abilify also I was taking 40mg along with risperdal consta...
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  30. What is this?
    ... if you are seeing a doctor, ask them to try you on abilify and zoloft. it has done my husband a world of good...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zoloft

  31. irrepressible disturbing thoughts
    ... prozac sucks. i dont know. now on 20 miligrams of Abilify just until my medi-cal comes in then switching to...
    ... said made him tweek on things to much. he is taking abilify and zoloft and finaly it is working great. dont give...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prozac geodon Zoloft

  32. i need help
    ... more help with a therapist or switch your meds to Abilify . It works for me. PS, You are never an idiot, don...
    ... more help with a therapist or switch your meds to Abilify . It works for me. PS, You are never an idiot, don...
    ... more help with a therapist or switch your meds to Abilify . It works for me. PS, You are never an idiot, don...

  33. I ve been unmedicated but am now.
    ... I take abilify and effexor. I lost my meds. I am fine now....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Effexor

  34. my story and a question. (can SZ go away?)
    ... been going on with me for so long. he then put me on abilify for my symptoms. it was amazing. for the first time...
    ... been going on with me for so long. he then put me on abilify for my symptoms. it was amazing. for the first time...
    ... different med. This is why I chose to stay on my abilify . It works for me with few side effects. I will not...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zyprexa

  35. How Can This Be,help Please
    ... hacking my computer, things like that. Now I'm on Abilify , ask your doctor about it, it works great for me....

  36. Treatment for Paranoia
    ... problem as you. I'm currently taking both Geodon and Abilify for it. Do a search on this site on the top and see ... about the medications and see if it is right for you. Abilify has helped me more with the delusions and Geodon with...
    Medications also discussed in this post: geodon

  37. whats wrong with me??
    ... celexa but it didnt really help. and i was put on abilify but at that point i couldnt even see! i am now living...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celexa Prozac

  38. drug induced psychosis or schizophrenia?
    ... much better. I just feel tired a lot. How do you find abilify ? Does anyone in your family have mental illness?...
    ... Yeah things are good!!,i feel a lot more alert on Abilify ,sometimes the restlesness can be too much but i...
    ... mometum as a treatment. Perhaps you could tolerate Abilify in a smaller dose? Also, there are a few suplements...
    ... been really helpful. I was only on the lowest dose of abilify and it was awful. I went onto olanzipine which seems...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Seroquel

  39. Going off meds
    ... risk with the novel atypical antipsychotics, like Abilify (although the risk is lower.). Here is the ****pedia...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prozac

  40. Impact of Long Term Use of Anti-Psychotic
    ... It's called refractory something. I would suggest abilify or respiraldal for the psychotic symptoms. The Seroquil...

  41. Medication TRIAL AND ERROR
    ... which works great for the depression. I have tried Abilify which seemed to make me tired. Not sure because I...
    ... this was giving me high cholesterol. I am now taking Abilify 15mg. However I have the opposite effect and don't...
    ... I'm on abilify right now. It makes me tired so I simply take it...
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  42. Risperidal?
    ... a good drug... if you must take one, take that or abilify ...they are the newest and best out there. now zyprexa...
    ... ve taken it for two years and I'm fine (now I take abilify ). I think the most important thing for you is to give...
    ... ve taken it for two years and I'm fine (now I take abilify ). I think the most important thing for you is to give...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zyprexa Risperdal

  43. what should i expect from my medications?
    ... paranoid schizophrenia. my pdoc has me taking 45 mg of abilify and 200 mg of seroquel daily. i also am taking cymbalta ... breakthrough symptoms. my pdoc is keeping me on the abilify because it has done a world of good toward clearing ... increase the seroquel dosage and see what happens. the abilify , though it works well, can't go any higher. i'm...
    ... improving over time, too. before i started taking abilify (about a year ago) i too would sit and listen to my ... reminding me that i have so much to be thankful for! abilify really has been a wonder drug for me. perhaps ... will help with the breakthrough symptoms that the abilify isn't taking care of for me. i'm sorry this is...
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  44. Insomnia on Abilify
    ... Hi, As anyone had insomnia on abilify before or any other anti-psychotic. I was given a...
    ... I keep a supply of Abilify on hand, even though i take Zyprexa.. I've found ... though that Abilify makes me so high that i can't sleep while on it either ... . I think it's the Abilify that's doing you in. Now, i'm not expert either ... psychiatrists persuade me into overdosing myself. Abilify , i keep on hand because there are days when i feel ... be adapting and recreating me. I rarely take Abilify , though. But the times i have taken it, i have found ... you can't sleep. I don't know about taking the abilify with a sleep agent. Seems like those 2 don't correspond ... stimulant and a depressant at the same time? But if Abilify is all you have then maybe you should do what the...
    ... I'm beginning to wonder if the Abilify i take (25mg) is causing me trouble in the sleep department...
    ... was giving me high cholesterol. I've just started on Abilify but don't have any problems sleeping. I was advised...
    ... that i am swinging into bipolar mania, AND i take the abilify at nighttime. i'm going to schedule an appointment...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zyprexa

  45. I know this get's asked a lot....(newbie in need of advice)
    ... idepressant and antipsychotic out there and am currently on Abilify , Lamictal, Buspar and Cymbalta. None of these have...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Buspar Lamictal Cymbalta

  46. schizoaffective venting can you relate
    ... But I am 100x better now. I've gotten well on Abilify , Seroquel, and Cymbalta. The combination of those...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Seroquel Cymbalta

  47. Restless legs from meds -- help!
    ... and Risperdal and they both gave me akithisia) but Abilify (second generation atypical) might not give it to ... if you're lucky. I was unlucky and not only did Abilify give me akithisia, it gave me stiff joints. Oh...
    ... to try the folic acid. I have a prescription for Abilify but was waiting for my Zyprexa to run out before starting...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Folic Risperdal Zyprexa

  48. Will the voices ever stop?
    ... I recently began taking Abilify and it has effectively stopped all auditory hallucinations...
    ... I recently began taking Abilify and it has effectively stopped all auditory hallucinations ... issues with spacing out and focusing. I am now taking Abilify for about 4 months and the voices are lessened even ... enviroment. Dresden: What dose are you taking of Abilify ? How long were you taking it for this to eliminate...
    ... several years i started getting help 11 years ago abilify made me sleep a lot but did not help in any other...
    ... [QUOTE=Dresden;2361787]I recently began taking Abilify and it has effectively stopped all auditory hallucinations ... much especially in the morning so I got switched to Abilify (Aripiprazol) as well. My question is this Dresden ... ... How much abilify are you on at the moment? I'm only on 10mg at the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zoloft Zyprexa

  49. Abilify and Resperdal
    ... I haven't been on abilify (one of the few I haven't been on), but I am on Risperdal...
    ... I haven't been on abilify (one of the few I haven't been on), but I am on Risperdal...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Risperdal

  50. Has anyone d/c'ed or tapered from abilify?
    ... Effexor), and I regret it. I suddenly disocntinued Abilify as well, and at the same time as others, so it is...
    ... i guess it may be different with some....i took abilify 15mg tablets for about a year and stopped cold turkey ... except for the constant need for sleep did return. abilify helped with that greatly. don't know if that helps...
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  51. procyclidine
    ... anxiety/ agitation) of the anti-psychotic I'm on ( Abilify ). It's helping with my anxiety/agitation; but it's...

  52. Zyprexa w/o appetite increase?
    ... which made me sleep for 20hrs a day! Now I'm on abilify , which doesn't make you sleepy and doesn't cause weight...
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  53. Benadryl helps prevent Tardive Dyskinesia
    ... for newer medications it isn't impossible. Meds like Abilify and even Risperdal can cause TD, even though it is...
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  54. Hello and some questions.
    ... closet before I go to bed. My doctor prescribed Abilify for my bi-polar which I know is supposed to help with...
    ... what they think is the issue and how to stop them. Abilify is actually used more for Schizophrenia (and psychosis ... hallucinations, paranoia) come before or after the Abilify ? How long before or after? And was it after an increase...
    ... jittery for some reason. I didn't start taking the abilify yet because I found out about that side effect when ... attention to that kind of stuff. I checked the Abilify and it is 15mg. I don't know how high that is. ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Paxil Zyprexa

  55. depersonalisation
    ... on various anti-psychotics (seroquel, olanzapine, abilify ) and anti-depressants (citalopram, cipralex, zoloft...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Seroquel Zoloft

  56. schizoaffective disorder
    ... klonopin. I am hoping this works. He already has tried abilify and zyprexa. Goog luck to us all! Hailey...
    ... I have schizoaffective disorder. I take abilify , effexor, and restoril. I've been having some major...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Klonopin Zyprexa Effexor Restoril

  57. Abilify
    ... I've been on abilify for a year and a half. The only time I've had side...
    ... Handcuffed2Life, I've been on Abilify for a year and I have to say I bared minimum side ... subsided after a week or two. All in all, I think Abilify is prabably one of the best Anti-Psychotics for some...
    ... make sure that this wasn't going to be the case with Abilify . I'd rather be crazy then have all these other heath ... problems their talking about. But Abilify seems to be a miracle drug for me. I haven't gained...
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  58. Do I need medication
    ... schizophrenia" medication-do you mean the new stuff like Abilify , Seroquel, Geodon...ect or do you mean the older stuff...
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  59. Wanting some insight about schizophrenia..
    ... medication; Popular medications include Dyprenzal and Abilify . Also about 60% of schizophrenics have a family...
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  60. Do I need an antidepressant?
    ... For a period of time I was fairly stable on Abilify and Wellbutrin. Then I started to get depressed again ... began having severe insomnia. So they switched me to Abilify , Lamictal, and Restoril. The Restoril helped with ... of my system. Right now I feel fine on just the abilify and restoril and am questioning whether I really need...
    ... m thinking Restoril is a sleeping agent? I thought Abilify was more of a bipolar drug- is it indeed an atypical...
    ... ended up adding prozac to my other meds. So I'm on abilify , prozac, and restoril. So far I seem to be doing...
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  61. seeing things
    ... prescribed for Bipolar and Schizoaffective are Zyprexa, Abilify , Geodon, Risperdal, Clozaril and Seroquel. Risperdal...
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  62. Seroquel
    ... but I saw your post and had to check in. I am on Abilify and Lamictal along with other meds and doing great ... . The Abilify and Lamictal don't sedate like the Seroquel did for ... it does a good job of controlling my symptoms w/ Abilify . I would like Seroquel for the sleep benefit. I take...
    ... I am back on Seroquel-100 mg at PM, along with Abilify , Lithium, Topamax, and Lamictal. The trazadone is...
    ... I was wondering about side effects, if any, from Abilify and Lamictal. I am currently on all three, but I took ... taking serequel i slept for 3 days strait... I'm on abilify now which doesn't make me tired at all, I even take ... morning. I don't understand why they would have you on abilify and seroquel.....
    ... the Seroquel if I tried. :) I am on 150 mg with my Abilify , Topamax, and Lithium Carbonate. The Seroquel helps...
    ... I was wondering about side effects, if any, from Abilify and Lamictal. I am currently on all three, but I took...
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  63. medication, worsening of illness, and a million other questions
    ... and make sense, and etc. so they're talking about abilify , and part of me wants to go on it to feel better,...

  64. Geodon....
    ... younger years. I'm scared. Maybe I should suggest Abilify ? I'm sure he'd be reluctant to prescribe Geodon again...
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  65. Am I Schizophrenic?
    ... even put me on a anti-psychotic medication called Abilify for my pre-morbid schizophrenianess. It all started...
    ... premorbid symptoms of schizophrenia" and prescribed me Abilify (which I only took for 1 day because it made me start...
    ... in the middle part of the day. my meds (including abilify ) make me wake up with a hangover (plus they make me...
    ... t seen a psychiatrist for months. He prescribed me Abilify , I took it for 1 day. I only took 1/2 of the lowest...
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  66. withdrawal from seroquel
    ... the only drawback as far as I went. They switched to abilify and for sleeping they went to trazadone. It's only...
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  67. Abilify
    ... I'm 16 and i'm pretty much have beneifited from Abilify . I'm on a small dose of .25 mg (was higher.) It had...

  68. I have Schizophrenia...and I can't focus
    ... now. I have schizophrenia and I'm treating it with abilify , but I also have problems staying alert. Lately I...
    ... energy drinks you use to help. I don't know about abilify but with the med I am on, Clozaril, the use of caffiene...
    ... I have schizoaffective disorder and ADHD. I'm on Abilify , as well as Dexedrine for the concentration problems ... be worth you giving it a try. The combination of Abilify and a stimulant has been very helpful for me....
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  69. abilify
    ... like to know of the good qualities and side effects abilify . any body taking abilify i would like to know the...
    ... Hello, I'm 16 and i'm on a very small dose of abilify ,.5 mg. I have to say even the small dose has turned ... but we don't know if it was from the serquel or the abilify . But that doesn't matter, what matters is i don't ... thoughts anymore. I'm currently on serqouel, lexapor and abilify . out of the 3 medications that they tried- Abilify...
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  70. Help - Need antipsychotic with no dangerous side effects
    ... abilify is the med my wife takes. so far with no side effects...
    ... i've taken abilify and it's it may very well have saved my life....

  71. Relation between giftedness and schiz.
    ... as schizophrenic. I take one pill a day now. I'm on abilify and it has saved my life!! Just one pill and I am ... not as bad as they seem! The only side affect of abilify that I have is that it makes me feel a little woozy...

  72. internal voices
    ... The best ones to try first , i think, are Geodon or Abilify , because they have the lowest risk of side effects...
    ... all to aware of it. It doesn't happen anymore>im on abilify ...probably everyone on this board knows it by now ... pretty well. I have more energy. My side effects of abilify are poor concentration or just mental tiredness....
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  73. Beginings of schizophrenia?
    ... is nagging you and you can't stop worrying. I'm on abilify and I have schizophrenia unspecified...which isnt ... to think of all the possibilities. I find that abilify , along with making me think rationaly and stopping ... I have slept perfectly every time I have taken abilify ..and even dreamt really cool dreams and never had...
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  74. I don't know what to think. . .
    ... Well, I started taking abilify and it helped me stop being paranoid, but I also lost...
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  75. PS: Forgot this bit!!
    ... place, which will prehaps mean in addition to the abilify takin also an anti-depressant. However, she might ... want to wait a little while and see how she does on abilify -- I know that abilify has really helped a lot of...


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