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  1. Newbie..........Help!!!!
    ... tried many. Even Seroquel which was replaced with Abilify . She added a med that has weight loss side effects...

  2. Strattera For BP
    ... epinephrin content. I am also taking Lamictal, Wellbutrin, Abilify and Seroquel. Quite a cocktail! I am just wondering...
    ... function at work. As for my "cocktail" of meds....The Abilify and Lamictal are wonderful meds for BP and I tolerate ... AD's but am responding very well to the Lamictal, Abilify , Wellbutrin & Seroquel. I'm cutting out the Strattera...

  3. still having some prob's with son
    ... son is on Abilify .........7.5mg @ bedtime, he's 13. Still having some ... better. any suggestions??? possible upping of the Abilify ?? he is tall for his age, about 5'7" and about...
    ... and was having lots of troubles too. I am also on abilify . 20mg . I was on a lower dose and i got better but...
    ... rocrastinator...I know I always was. Also, I used to be on Abilify at 20mg. and it worked, but my pdoc worried it interfered...
    ... it gets better for you. your doc took you off the Abilify even though it was working for you?? was interfering ... Also too though, that's where he got started on the Abilify , started on 5mg once a day, and now he's up to 10mg ... he was on COMPLETELY and started him fresh on the Abilify . things have been getting so much better!!...
    ... Ativan. He ended up taking me off the Ativan and the Abilify and adding the Seroquel, so he wasn't really adding...
    ... me how medications work so differently on people. Abilify is supposed to be a great med it gave my son horrible...

  4. meds problem
    ... I take Cogentin Abilify Risperdal Lithium Depakote Advair Paxil Albuterol...

  5. What Changes after being diagnosed?
    ... it made me even more manic :S), Gabitril, Geodon, Abilify , and Ativan, all in a two-and-a-half year timespan...

  6. that was weird.........
    ... meds nothing seemed to be working. Though Limital and abilify have really helped me. The best thing I can tell you...

  7. help me get back into school!!
    ... lamictal, lithium, depakote, tegretol, topamax, seroquel, abilify , geodon and risperdal all as mood stablizers. I don...
    ... Lamictal (currently on 250 mg./day), is taking 15 mg. of Abilify , 81 mg. of Concerta, Zoloft (I don't remember the...
    ... like you noticed, I'm still having mood swings! Abilify , Risperdal- I took these both for a week or two each...

  8. Seroquel??????
    ... else. After her first hospitalization she was on Abilify and the pdoc weaned her from that after putting her...
    ... else. After her first hospitalization she was on Abilify and the pdoc weaned her from that after putting her...

  9. its getting the best of me
    ... know it wont. currently im taking, lithium, zoloft, abilify , klonipin, and ritilin and one for my headaches but...

  10. off of meds....big mistake!!!!
    ... Does anyone know about Abilify and resperidal? Can you still take them while being...

  11. Afraid to take Lexapro -- bp depression
    ... that's weird) -- prozax had panic attacks Tried Abilify (2 mg) and fainted from it. Tried depakote and gained...

  12. BP II meds: Lamictal, Seroquel, Tegetrol or... any others?what will work best?
    ... online. Lamictal Seroquel Tegetrol Topomax Abilify Geodon anyone on these or a combo and what side...

  13. How long before meds work??
    ... time. My son was 16 has been on depakote 1500mg and abilify 10mg at night but now he was put on prozac 20mg for...

  14. Losing weight on bi-polar meds.
    ... Was High. We Took Him Off Resperdal And Switched To Abilify . He Then Started Very Slowly Losing The Weight. He ... Hormone Level. My Son Is On 1500mg Deparkote, 10mg Abilify At Night And 20mg Prozac In Morning Along With Asthma...

  15. Anyone w/worsening of bp depression with menopause?
    ... on the hormones. I am on 3 bipolar meds (Lamictal, Abilify and Wellbutrin). I recently went to a holistic nurse...

  16. Has anyone found a decent med?
    ... been trial and error......was horrible. He is on Abilify ........and doing much better. Infact, went to doc ... that's when everything was d/c'd, and was put on the Abilify . he's been on it for about 8 weeks and last nite...

  17. Ocd
    ... Yes, I am taking meds for bipolar (Lamictal 200mg; Abilify 15mg; Wellbutrin 100mg 3 times a day; and Seroquel...

  18. Zyprexa???
    ... Tyler has tried. If I followed the posts, he was on abilify ; then that was stopped and you tried seroquel, and...

  19. Zoloft
    ... Bipolar? I am currently taking Lamictal (200mg); Abilify (15mg); Wellbutrin (100mg 3times daily) and Seroquel...

  20. Need Help!
    ... much = ) I was once on Lamitical and I got a rash.. Abilify made me manic, obviously Prozac and Lexapro made me...

  21. BPII and Depression
    ... 200mg, which is what I am taking now. She also added Abilify , which we've been juggling dosages with. I was on...

  22. hear about mania, what about depression
    ... This is working for me. I am also on Lamictal & Abilify along with Seroquel to help me sleep (I was averaging ... night). I was taking the Lamictal (along with the Abilify ) in the morning; but found myself getting a little...

  23. Wellbutrin & Abilify?
    ... I take 10mg Abilify and 100mg (3 times daily) of Wellbutrin (the instant ... The Wellbutrin keeps my appetite "in check" and the Abilify is doing great things for me (along with Lamictal...

  24. Seroquel and weight
    ... lost 10 pounds while on it). I am also on Lamictal, Abilify & Wellbutrin. I think that Seroquel will make your...

  25. Lamictal.. i want to know everything.
    ... with Lamictal. My "cocktail" consists of Lamictal, Abilify , Wellbutrin (instant release) and Seroquel at night...

  26. How does Lithium work for people? Side effects?
    ... hear about the weight gain as I just gained alot on abilify . I am started out on 450 mg what about you two? What...

  27. Can only function w/adderall-other issues.
    ... and kept having hallucinations. Then he put me on Abilify and they've gone away), doing better, but I'm also...
    ... lithium, depakote, or tegretol, or is it just the abilify ? Good luck at your appointment today. :) Tsohl...

  28. Feel Alone
    ... Its just I have had so many med changes. Now I am on Abilify , Topamaz and Celexa and I was on Lamitcal instead ... of Abilify . I have tried it now for 3 mos and no sucess. Excpect ... in a lot.......:) The pdoc just swears its not the abilify but the other meds I have been on for over a year...

  29. ECT for BPD
    ... gained a ton of weight and then I switched him to Abilify which has been a very good medication for him. ...

  30. Our Bipolar Kids---take 3
    ... Or Hear Voices Since I Approved Him On Depakote And Abilify . And He Is Asthmatic But Since Bipolar Meds He Only...

  31. abilify or geodon
    ... personally, i lost weight on abilify . but, i did get eps which is not uncommon for me ... . abilify is activating, wakeful. geodon, i would only try...
    ... will work for you. My husband is BD 1, and is on Abilify . At first, it seemed like it helped a LOT, not they...
    ... any of them. It was scary. I personally take abilify now and love it....
    ... I take Abilify in the morning (15mg) and it has done great things...
    ... take any at night. My son has gained 55 pounds on Abilify and seroquel....
    ... I could be a poster child for abilify . I am a rapid cycle, and haven't had a serious episode ... in over two years since I started abilify , knock on wood. My cycles are very mild to non exisitent ... mood stabilizer on the market for 23 years before abilify , and this drug works wonders for me. However, this...
    ... My son is 13 and he is on Abilify , 10mg, in the evening. I would think that it would...

  32. bipolar & binge eating
    ... Told Psy Doc To Take Him Off Respidal And Changed To Abilify He Lost Half Of Gained And His Hormone Level Was Normal...

  33. Lamictal and Memory Loss/Confusion
    ... to me...it feels like eternity! I am also taking Abilify 5mg, Wellbutrin 100mg twice a day; and Seroquel 50mg...
    ... It is probably a combination of Abilify and Lamictal. I take these two meds and I understand...

  34. Help me, PLEASE!!
    ... wellbutrin, lamictal, and seroquel and then she rx'd abilify . She wants me to be at 25-30 mgs of the abilify by...
    ... just takes time (and a LOT of patience). I am taking Abilify also (started at 5mg; bumped up to 10mg......didn...
    ... to find and talk to a pdoc, etc. Regarding the abilify , it sounds like what you are experiencing is called ... akethisia. Abilify is the one med my 25-year old son absolutely could...
    ... I think that the culprit in all of this is the Abilify but you will need to take yourself off of that slowly ... covering and discuss your need to get off of at least the Abilify . My daughter did terribly on the Abilify...it was...
    ... who and this #" This woman seriously thinks that abilify is a wonder drug. She wants me to be at 25 mgs in...
    ... My advice would be to not increase the Abilify anymore and if it continues go down to 5mgs....the ... Wellbutrin could tirgger mania and having the Abilify is important so do not take yourself off of it. If...
    ... along the same lines as Goody. Be careful of the Abilify . My mother could not tolerate that med either. Try...

  35. pulling hair out!!
    ... Hey everyone........son has been on Abilify for a little over a month now. I can honestly say...
    ... morning. i'm going to see about upping the dosage of Abilify a little bit. he's only on 5 mg at bedtime. he can...
    ... help his emotions or mood swings. When we put him on Abilify , this helped tremendously. From 3/05 until 1/07 it...
    ... the Asst. principle's office since he started the Abilify on Feb.21st!! woooohoooo and he is taking ... nothing else, just the Abilify . strssd_mom...........i totally agree with you. ...
    ... school or elementary (depending on state). The Abilify is a good medicine. Since my son has been on it his...
    ... tomorrow. your son........what's the dosage of the Abilify ?? if you don't mind me asking. take care...
    ... tomorrow. your son........what's the dosage of the Abilify ?? if you don't mind me asking. take care...

  36. weight gain with apilify!
    ... doesn't really make much sense. I take Lamictal and Abilify . Lamictal being the mood stabilizer and Abilify being ... the anti-psychotic. And yes, Abilify does make you more hungry, for me it does at least...
    ... I never really had that problem when I was on abilify . I heard it's supposed to be a more weight neutral...

  37. Bad parenting?
    ... Depressed. He Just Put On Prozac With Depakote And Abilify . But In 10th Grade School Is All Over Me. He Goes...

  38. can't sleep
    ... no i'm not on sereqel...just abilify and resperdal and zoloft. thanks for the benadryl...
    ... which should be interesting. I started taking the abilify I had left over about a week ago. I know I shouldn...

  39. sleepless nights
    ... and has been for since age five. He recently started abilify in november 06. But up until this past month or so ... he has not had any trouble sleeping. Does abilify cause sleep problems later on after you have been...
    ... I don't know if this helps but I've been on abilify for about three years and have had no sleep disturbances...

  40. Wellbutrin to help...
    ... too scared of weight gain and grogginess. I like Abilify , but I don't like feeling bloated and hungry. If ... I took either Seroquel or Abilify and added Wellbutrin, would the Wellbutrin help with...
    ... supposedly weight neutral meds are: lamictal, geodon, abilify , topamax, etc Hope that helps Forgot to mention...
    ... I have been taking Wellbutrin XL, along with Abilify and Lamictol. The extended release was not lasting...

  41. what actual, physical feelings do you get when you take an anti-psychotic?
    ... atypical ap's. zyprexa - zombie, big weight gain abilify - eps, blank brain geodon - horrible eps seroquel...
    ... Combo Of Meds That Work For You. He Is On Depakote And Abilify At Night. Recently He Was Depressed And Not Sleeping...

  42. Best anti-psychotics?
    ... I am currently taking Abilify for my anti-psychotic, but I think it's time to try ... something else. I have been taking Abilify for at least a few years. What is the best anti-psychotic ... of reducing psychosis and helping concentration? Abilify tends to make my mind race and makes me restless....
    ... agree with Michael-i'm on a combo of risperdal and abilify and its working for me........

  43. has anyone heard of topiramate?
    ... my wonder drug. I take it along with Lamictal and Abilify . I've been taking it for 14 months and it works great...
    ... Was Skinny And Grew Up Alot. Now He On Depakote And Abilify And He Hasnt Gained On This Combo. Since A New Med...

  44. Running out of meds!!!
    ... manic. Xanax wasn't helping. I tried taking some Abilify at night (helped me sleep), but made me shaky and...

  45. Shaking or Restlessness on Abilify?
    ... Abilify has a side effect that makes someone feel like they...
    ... You should definitely talk to your pdoc about that. Abilify can have a side effect which causes restless movements...
    ... I think it is probably the Abilify . How long have you been on it and at what dosage ... 3 mood stabilizers. If you haven't been on the abilify too long and the symptoms are annoying but not horrendous ... deal with it and want to try something to replace the abilify . :) Tsohl...
    ... I've been on Abilify for quite some time, a few years now I think. The...
    ... gave me some seroquel to help sleep, but upped the abilify . We'll see how it goes....
    ... :) Hey my son, who is 13, has been on Abilify for about a month now, he's only on 5mg. he hasn ... trazadone, but that was d/c'd when he started the Abilify . they may need to up the Abilify just a bit, to...

  46. Homosexuality and Bipolar?
    ... to be gay...it's very irritating. I also take Abilify and Lamictal, so they may have sexual side effects...

  47. 22-year-ols Bipolar I male
    ... Klonopin, 3mg divided into three doses daily, and Abilify , 15mg once daily. I've previously been on Zyprexa...
    ... Klonopin, 3mg divided into three doses daily, and Abilify , 15mg once daily. I've previously been on Zyprexa ... risperdal, and seroquel (the sleepy meds), and also abilify (sexual side effects and leg cramps) and geodon for...

  48. newbie with a med switch ?
    ... cholesterol so we have made the choice to switch her to Abilify . We have stuck with the doctor who diagnosed her simply ... has anyone had experience switching from seroguel to abilify ? We are terrified of what MIGHT happen. As Im sure...
    ... I switched to Abilify and found it worked better for me, but I switched ... from Zyprexa. Abilify was thought of as a "miracle" antipsychotic because ... was 18 and I'm just now trying to cope with it, but Abilify DOES seem to work better for me than anything else...

  49. Seasonal Bipolar I Disorder
    ... SSRIs but they all induce mania, Zyprexa, Wellbutrin, Abilify , and Klonopin, as well as Elavil, Desyrel, lithium...
    ... I needs meds to calm me, like the Klonopin and the Abilify , but something that isn't so rough and sedating. ...

  50. Coping with Bipolar/ADHD child
    ... He has a psychologist who put him on Adderall and Abilify and now Lamactil. Some days are great, but most days...
    ... the good in his behavior since the start of taking abilify . He has been on adderall since five. Ablifiy since...

  51. Lamactil and child
    ... today. He is also taking Adderall for his ADHD and Abilify for the bipolar. Even on his first night I saw a...

  52. Klonopin or Xanax for mania?
    ... to make me a little hypomanic. I've tried taking Abilify with it, but it makes me soooo hungry (even at a tiny...

  53. Abilify and Insomnia?
    ... Hi....I think that when my daughter was on Abilify she had the same thing happening.....waking up a few ... night with broken sleep. When does he take the Abilify ??? Sometimes just changing the time he gets it or...
    ... Abilify is known to be activating rather than sedating in...
    ... Hi....just looked up Abilify and sleep problems (insomnia) is listed among it's...
    ... I take Abilify in the morning and still end up sleeping only 4-5 ... uninterupted sleep). I am now backing off to a mere 5mg of Abilify to see it that works....
    ... My son has been taking Abilify for many months and he doesn't have insomnia. He...
    ... new to this board but I'm 22 and have been taking Abilify for almost three weeks now. I started at 30mg per ... Klonopin) to help with anxiety and the restlessness the Abilify causes. Just an idea, but a decrease in the dosage...
    ... I seem to sleep well on Abilify , but my dreams are extremely bizarre and out there...
    ... I'm on 5mg of Abilify and have terrible insomnia as well. I can sleep from ... it's not the perfect solution, but I find that the abilify has helped me greatly and I don't want to stop taking...
    ... I just began treatment with Abilify this afternoon. This is the first round of fumble ... the day. His specific instructions for taking the Abilify were to take one 5mg tab before bed. I did that around...
    ... [QUOTE=mb240d;2876938]I just began treatment with Abilify this afternoon. This is the first round of fumble ... the day. His specific instructions for taking the Abilify were to take one 5mg tab before bed. I did that around ... fairly rested the next morning. I'm taking 20mg of Abilify before bed with 0.5mg clonazepam (Klonopin) and 750mg ... Depakote. The Abilify keeps me up a little bit, but the Klonopin and the...
    ... on Seroquel at night and are backing him off of the Abilify (he was only taking 5mg), but at that level, had the...
    ... fairly rested the next morning. I'm taking 20mg of Abilify before bed with 0.5mg clonazepam (Klonopin) and 750mg ... Depakote. The Abilify keeps me up a little bit, but the Klonopin and the...
    ... Hi my son is also on abilify and he takes it in the morning and at night. The night...

  54. Confused...
    ... great - as all pre manic episodes are. Then I took Abilify to calm down. Abiify tends to make me hungry and...

  55. Bipolar meds w/o weight gain...
    ... getting fat, fat, fat? My doc said to try adding Abilify in at night (helps me sleep) and using the Emsam patch ... during the day. I tried Abilify by itself, but it made me really, really, hungry and...
    ... My doc told me to add Abilify back to my Emsam patch. I think the patch is what...
    ... Hi, Sheila ~ Abilify is a new atypical antipsychotic that so happens to ... so happened to be one of them. But I was told that Abilify would counter that so since you are already on the ... Abilify that is good. Risperdal also causes breast enlargement ... helps out wonderfully with sleep. I hope that the Abilify continues to show you impovements. Good luck and...

  56. Can a stimulant (ritilin?) bring about hypomania in a child?....
    ... medications. My husband is also BP and ADHD and he takes Abilify and Metadate XL. Another good book is Driven to...
    ... medications. My husband is also BP and ADHD and he takes Abilify and Metadate XL. Another good book is Driven to ... conditions. You mentioned that your husband is on Abilify and Metadate XL. Would you pls fill me in on if this...

  57. Tardive Dyskinesia
    ... Anyone had any problems with this while on Abilify ? I'm reading up on all the side effects and such ... and Abilify boast a low risk of this, but I would like actual ... patients imput. My son is 14, BP, ADHD, OCD and on 5mg Abilify 1x day in AM....
    ... unknown side effects? Lots and lots of kids are put on abilify and do very well on it. There can be a period of ... adjustment though. My 25-year old was on abilify briefly. It caused akathisia and he felt like he...
    ... unknown side effects? Lots and lots of kids are put on abilify and do very well on it. There can be a period of ... adjustment though. My 25-year old was on abilify briefly. It caused akathisia and he felt like he...
    ... I think I have this from the Abilify . I tend to be very restless, my mind races and I ... shake sometimes. I am on 10mg of Abilify and I take it at night. Are there any anti-psychotics ... that work like Abilify but don't cause the shaking and everything?...

  58. Abilify
    ... yes...........ADHD/BP/ODD he is currently on Abilify and the ********. He is very mouthy, not the normal ... have calmed down drastically since he started the Abilify , and spent a few days in a behavioral center away...
    ... the most unbelievable response to being just on the Abilify . I've decided to always go to baseline and not do ... same elements you describe. The first 2 weeks on Abilify we had notes home from principal/teachers saying what...
    ... continues to work for him too. My son, 13, is on Abilify 5mg 1x a day...in the evening. I can't believe how ... as he says he doesn't think he needs it with the Abilify , and his doctor said he may not. So starting today ... .........no ********. The abilify tonite and i am also giving him Omega 3 Fish Oil 1000mg ... hoping that this will work for him,,,only being on the Abilify . I don't want him to be on anything he doesn't need...

  59. Concerned about daughter
    ... meds around and now she is hearing voices. She is on abilify , zoloft, and cencerta. The voices she hears are mine...
    ... the Con-certa and Zoloft combo does worry me....the Abilify may not be enough to keep things balanced out as a...

  60. Newly diagnosed... looking for support and info
    ... the Seroquel that my doc put me on he changed me to Abilify - Anyone know much about it? Basically I have...
    ... but hang in there, as the results are worth it. Abilify is a newer drug that is often tried first. If it...

  61. 14 yr old son diagnosed with BP, ADHD, OCD... what now?
    ... diagnosed him with BP, OCD and ADHD. They put him on Abilify and I can tell a bit of a difference, but the side...
    ... subside as the body gets use to them. The doctors try Abilify first because if it works it often eliminates the ... My daughter is hypersensitive to meds and the Abilify didn't work out for her. It had too much of a sedative...
    ... pdoc...this could be a dangerous side effect of the Abilify and an EKG should be done. I don't want to scare ... you but sometimes the Abilify could lead to dangerous heart rhythms and I don't ... know if it was just the Abilify OR the combo of the Abilify and Benadryl. Benadryl...
    ... They usually knock him out cold. Unless being on the Abilify has caused him to have a paradoxical reaction to it...

  62. 2 mentally ill people in relationship, opinions needed
    ... I saw the doc.....found out that he is upping his abilify 5 mills, so he will be on abilify 25mg. n topamax...
    ... Trileptal, Valium and Topamax, he takes Trileptal and abilify (which they moved his back up to 25mg. from 20mg....
    ... live with and deal with adhd. He is medicated with Abilify (25mg.) and Trileptal 1200mg. because he has bipolar ... ADHD and Topamax 200mg. (the weight loss thing, the abilify when it was first coming out, he was a 'guinea pig...

  63. Troubles with Sleep
    ... am currently taking 100mg of Lamictal and 10mg of Abilify . I take both in the morning. I was, at one time,...
    ... I just got diagnosed with BP II, I just started Abilify today; but previous I was on Cymbalta (antidepressant...

  64. Meds???? I'm scared
    ... best for you. Good luck and keep us posted! I take abilify was on zyprexa gained 70 pds....
    ... they give me? If you dont want to gain weight ask for abilify ....

  65. Lamictal support!!
    ... about this med, but don't know if the Lamictal or the abilify is causing my downward spiral....
    ... drugs is causing your wakefulness, I would bet on the abilify . But unless you really can't tolerate it, I would...

  66. ADD vs. BP
    ... short, he is now on Concerta as well as Lamictal and Abilify and it has made a huge difference! He feels much...
    ... might not have worked as well without the Lamictal and Abilify doing their job so I guess it's everything in its...
    ... ADHD. He was on 200 mg. of Lamictal and 15 mg. of Abilify and he seemed better, but not quite there. With the...

  67. zoloft and carbs/sugar cravings?
    ... decreased but still I crave carbs/sugars. I also take abilify and lamictal and was told the abilify doesn't cause...

  68. Awake for + 48 hours
    ... here- but we can listen. Pam 200mg lamictal, 15mg abilify , 100mg zoloft-bipolar 1...

  69. just another newbie
    ... Bipolar I 200mg lamictal 100mg zoloft 30mg abilify thanks again in advance....
    ... are doing nicely on the combination of lamictal and abilify . Their episodes are being controlled and they don...

  70. disappointed in new med
    ... venting. Thanks for "listening" 200mg lamictal 30mg abilify 100mg zoloft Any suggestions as to what to try...
    ... work as effectively as it should. Lamictal and abilify are two of the newer drugs that are working well for...
    ... two- I''ve been on lamictal for 3 years- it's the abilify that is new. I've been on it for 6 months- just that...

  71. Agoraphobic, anyone????
    ... my Dr today and we are eliminating zoloft, changing abilify back to zyprexa and leaving lamictal alone. I'm hopeful...

  72. What other ailment have you got???
    ... to sweets, to carbs; Could this be due to the Abilify and Lamictal?????...

  73. Does Manic episodes have to be treated
    ... the right ones. My son is currently on Lamictal, Abilify , Concerta (for ADHD) and Seroquel as needed. Make...

  74. Medications are beating me up...
    ... mY son was having some issues with lithium too, abilify gave him terrible headaches..hes off both now..i think...

  75. Lamictal and Mania
    ... see no reason to go higher. I am also on 10mg of Abilify and 20mg of Lexapro and Ativan as needed at night...
    ... functioning at 2:30am for the past week). I also am taking Abilify 10mg (that was just increased this week) and am at...


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