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... I'm new to this board but I'm 22 and have been taking Abilify for almost three weeks now. ... (15 replies)
... I wanted to share something about abilify that I just found out yesterday. It has a possible side effect of restlessness, sort of like restless leg syndrome. ... (5 replies)
... I have noticed threads on here regarding Abilify and the side effects. ... (2 replies)

... There are others who can answer this better, but Abilify can cause a restlessness or some to feel like they are jumping in their skin. ... (6 replies)
... my son, who is 13, has been on Abilify for about a month now, he's only on 5mg. he hasn't had any of those side affects. ... (11 replies)
... If you haven't been on the abilify too long and the symptoms are annoying but not horrendous, I would try it a bit longer. ... (11 replies)
... If you are new to Abilify, I'd give it a few days to a week, then call it quits or reduced amount, play around when you take it. Instead of taking it a night, take at daytime. I have had this experience with Zyprexa and it was just awful, nearly destroyed my life. The correct terminology is akathisia - restlessness. All antipsychotics have the potential to cause akathisia.... (9 replies)
... I have been on lamictal for a year and a half roughly and I have been on abilify for about four months now I think? ... (8 replies)
... That is what abilify is best for, at least in my and my doctor's point of view. It has kept my voices at bay and my hallucinations have completely disappeared. ... (8 replies)
... I sleep at night rather easily and the restlessness happens during the day. I wasn't like this when I was on Zyprexa but it made me like a zombie. No emotion, no feeling, just a constant state of blahness. ... (11 replies)
... Thanks for the help and suggestions guys. The thing is I have told my psychiatrist about the restlessness and shaking and so forth, and he seems to brush it aside. ... (11 replies)
... is an often extremely unpleasant subjective sensation of "inner" restlessness that manifests itself with an inability to sit still or remain motionless. ... (2 replies)
... I am on abilify 30mg. I really think this is a good med. ... (5 replies)
... I am on both 200mg of lamictal and 20mg of abilify. I agree with steam. I think you may want to wait it out a little longer. I had the same side effects, the restlessness etc. But they have gone away. I still get a little tired sometimes but that is a small price to pay for stability. This med combo has worked the best for me. ... (8 replies)
... What kind of restlessness is it? ... (3 replies)
... How do you know if a med is causing side effects or if it is just your own stupid brain causing the problems? What I mean is, I've been having so much anxiety and restlessness that I just bite my lips raw (that is what I do when nervous). I have heard that this could be from the abilify. I kind of want off it. Help! I didn't take it yesterday but have taken it tonight. I'm... (2 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've been on ambilify and lamictal for 2 weeks, and am experiencing a lot of the same thngs. I can't sleep, my hands shake, and when I do sleep it is like I'm in this place somewhere between dream land and reality...and I'll have conversations with ppl when I'm like this....strange. Anyway, I told my pdoc and she gave me some seroquel to help sleep, but upped the abilify. ... (11 replies)
... I've been on Abilify for quite some time, a few years now I think. The highest my dose went was 20mg, but I stopped that quickly cause I couldn't stand it. Now I'm on 10mg. ... (11 replies)
... You should definitely talk to your pdoc about that. Abilify can have a side effect which causes restless movements and only s/he can determine if it's serious enough to change meds. Good luck. Hope (11 replies)

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