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Apr 4, 2011
... My doc thinks I am bipolar and put me on 2mg. Resperdial in addition to the Celexa I take. I have had terrible side effects from Resperdial. I sleep but other than that I feel aggitated, bloated, angry, and I am swollen and miserable. I am going to try to see if I can be changed to Abilfy. Reperdial makes me constantly hungry and when I exercise any I feel like it is more... (1 replies)
... talk about BP taking over. When Iwent into this last breakdown, it seems like I,ve lost everthing Oh and I can'right, hehe I was on Seriqui, stayed in bed and ate. New Dr took me off cold turkey, I got a bad nmanic state, didn't seenm to know this one. I got on a different coctail I', 5' amd gained 200 lbs paranoid too I am now on lamictal Topamax (1 replies)
... My Pdoc mentioned putting me on Abilfy to replace Seroquel but I read that it causes weight gain, and that's why I'm going off of I said no. ... (7 replies)

... abilfy worked so good for me that i havent slept but 1-2 hours a day. I was so active that my legs are so swollen i hd to go to the er. i dont know if it finally lifted my depression or if im manic(since ive always been depressed i dont know what happy is) i know i love it swollen feet n all! i have started to force myself to lay down every few hours(per my feet) (6 replies)
... Thanks, Llama! Yeah, he is very nice, and said that with working with kids, it could be a distraction from the voices. I am glad that Abilfy works for you! It helps to know that it worked for someone else. It gives me a little peace of mind. ... (19 replies)
Jan 22, 2008
... How long do you have to take abilfy for before you start to feel the full benefts of it. ... (4 replies)
... so i have been dignosed with sever manic depression about two and a half years ago and i have been doin well for a few month. untell a few weeks stages are going from good to bad faster and faster like i have no control the meds i'm on don't seem to be helping i'm on celexa,abilfy depacote,nurontin,trazadone,visteral,please what elsecan i do to keep from going crazy my... (4 replies)
... i am on celexa abilfy trazadone lithum nuronton depacote and i was on crank and pain meds i have a bad back and got hooked on the meds and yes i have told the doc everything about my addiction and been in treatment 3 times i lust relapesed 3 months ago and trin to stop i had 6 months sober i see a pdoc every month and i see a tharipist every week see i recently moved 3 hr... (6 replies)
Did it stop?????
Jul 27, 2007
... I had been on abilfy for about 1 1/2 months, feeling okay then the last week, Pdoc upped my dosage from .5 to 10, then I became antsy, I could not see well (blurred vision) and I did not feel like myself, I could not hold a conversation, could not focus or concentrate at work. So, I stopped taking it, I now feel normal and have not had any episodes. My Pdoc Dx me w/BP but my... (1 replies)
... Hello, Just wanted to start out by saying what works for me may not work for you, everyone reacts differently to each med! I have the samething as you BP 1/Anxiety/Borderline, I also have PTSD as well. Right now I'm on Tegretol, Trazadone, Lithium and Xanax my pdoc is still playing with the mgs for Tegretol and Lithium. I've tried Abilfy, didn't like how it made me... (9 replies)
... Thanks for the reply. I'm also taking Lamictal and Abilfy. I guess I could try and do it with just those two meds if I had to, but I would hate to have to take another weight gaining med. That would just put me into depression again. As far as the ED goes, one day I think I definately have it, and the next I think I'm OK, that I can stop when I want. But I'm afraid to... (5 replies)
... Possibly a small dose of both Emsam and Abilfy would work without weight gain? ... (5 replies)
... polar when she was 12 yrs old. She is now 18yrs and takes Abilfy and Topamax. I want you to know that before my daughter started her meds,she would cry after having a episode. ... (4 replies)
... tylersmom, as long as you trust your doctor and his credentials. do what you feel is right for your are all hes got and you know whats best for him. (6 replies)
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... I thought bipolar disorder was pretty common in children at least that is what the doctors say. And Tyler is doing so much better now that he is on this med. Despite the problems in the morning he is doing better at school and at home. And his eatting habits have gotten better he has gained five pounds!Plus I have educated myself on pediatic bipolar disorder and Tyler fits... (6 replies)
... Nine?! Jesus Christ. Why is he on these meds, I thought they were only for adults. Bipolar disorder and other mental disorders are VERY uncommon in young children like that. (6 replies)
... Tyler is nine and has been on ablify since november o5 (6 replies)
... How old is Tyler? (6 replies)
... My son has been on ablify for about two months now and we started out on the lowest dose which was a 5mg tablet cut in half one half at night and one half in the moring. Now he takes a full 5mg tablet in the morning and a half in the night. He seems to be doing really well on this combanation but he still struggles to get up for school in the morning. It is not every morning... (6 replies)

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