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... I am new to the board but was searching for any answers on Abilify and insomnia. I have treatment resistant depression with Bipolar I. Since going off Zyprexa and the weight gain of over 100 pounds my pdoc put me on Abilify . As she tapered up the dose the less and less sleep I have gotten. ... (25 replies)
... Hi my son is also on abilify and he takes it in the morning and at night. The night med is only half of five mg. But he still has sleep problems. ... (15 replies)
... I'm on 5mg of Abilify and have terrible insomnia as well. ... (15 replies)

... Hi....just looked up Abilify and sleep problems (insomnia) is listed among it's side effects. My daughter, as I have often said around here, often has a rebound effect/paradoxical effect with meds, that is, it does the opposite of what it is suppose to do. Meds affect our children differently that is why it is important to inform your doctor what affect the med is having on... (15 replies)
... I was prescribed 5 mg Abilify last week to take with the Lamictal, which I've been taking for four months. The insomnia began the first night I took Abilify and has been going on for a week now. It's driving me crazy. ... (1 replies)
... I started on a low dose of 5mg last Friday and I'll tell you, I've barely slept a wink! ... (5 replies)
... Even though I don't agree with loading down kids with pharms, Seroquel would be what I gave them first. I went back to my doctor and asked him to not send me to a specialist anymore. ... (15 replies)
... by Lady....I think that you and your son may actually benefit from a little Seroquel given at night. ... (15 replies)
... Doc had me on 500mg of Depakote a day by itself a while back, and I had some pretty bad anxious nightmares while on it. ... (15 replies)
... but at that level, had the akathisia pretty bad. We cut the tabs in half and the restlessness stopped, even though he was always bouncing his leg... Serequel has been a god send... ... (15 replies)
... I have problems GETTING to sleep, but not staying asleep and I tend to feel fairly rested the next morning. I'm taking 20mg of Abilify before bed with 0. ... (15 replies)
... I just began treatment with Abilify this afternoon. This is the first round of fumble and guess on my doctor's part. He gave me that and Clonazepam to get me through the day. His specific instructions for taking the Abilify were to take one 5mg tab before bed. ... (15 replies)
... I seem to sleep well on Abilify, but my dreams are extremely bizarre and out there. Thoughts that I have before I fall asleep are inexplicable and make no sense. ... (15 replies)
... I'm new to this board but I'm 22 and have been taking Abilify for almost three weeks now. ... (15 replies)
... My son has been taking Abilify for many months and he doesn't have insomnia. He has quite the opposite, one 5mg pill will put him to sleep within an hour or two. ... (15 replies)
... I am now backing off to a mere 5mg of Abilify to see it that works. ... (15 replies)
... Abilify is known to be activating rather than sedating in most people. Does he take it in the morning? (15 replies)
... Hi....I think that when my daughter was on Abilify she had the same thing happening.....waking up a few times a night with broken sleep. ... (15 replies)
... Has anyone had a problem with insomnia while on Abilify? ... (15 replies)
Abilify anyone?
Oct 21, 2013
... My Dr gave me this for depression. I started on 1 mg for a week. It gave me such horrible anxiety and insomnia I had to stop it! It has been 1 weeks tomorrow and still my anxiety is high and my head is "weird!" anyone have a reaction like this? ... (2 replies)


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