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... I found Zyprexa to be a miracle drug. It helped with everything. But, I gained 25 pounds while on it. I'm not sure, though, if it was the Zyprexa or thyroid issues. ... (2 replies)
... When we had to make a choice between atypical antipsychotics the choices we got from our daughter's pdoc were Risperdal, Geodon or Seroquel. ... (2 replies)
... I have done some research on Seroquel and just about every source says that it can cause wieght gain or even diabetes. ... (2 replies)

... While bipolar disorder often requires a "medication cocktail" of sorts, there really should be no reason for a bipolar individual to be taking the mixture you're on. ... (9 replies)
... I've constantly feeling like breaking down and thus have to lie down and close my eyes. I can't last long doing even the simplest things. I'm very fearful cos I can't go on any recovery feeling like this all the time. ... (7 replies)
... can you break any of the pills in half to make them smaller and try swallowing them with some milk. apparently this makes it easier to swallow them. when your current meds are working so well it seems a pity to have to get used to new ones again. ... (12 replies)
... When I was at my BP support group, two people were refusing to take their Seroquel because of the same reactions (and weight gain). I hope you get something else - there are alternatives. Good luck with this. (6 replies)
... and ready to start high school in a few weeks. ... (5 replies)
... Ive tried it but i cant take it. It didnt have that effect on me, however just like in life it seems we always have to compromise here or there. ... (5 replies)
... of the things that she has said and done. The thing is....the meds will not medicate this is important that you realize that and work with a therapist to try to develop coping strategies and ways of perhaps changing this behavior with the help of a therapist. ... (1 replies)

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