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... I was just wondering if anyone else takes Abilify for bipolar. Ive been taking it for about 4 years. Deos it seem to work for anyone else? ... (6 replies)
... Hi, I've read, and my pdoctor has told me, that Abilify is really used for acute stages of mania. Yet, I'm reading here that people are taking it for maintenance. Is that right? ... (13 replies)
... and I consider my reaction to it as being positive. I did gain weight but considering how rational and calm I am on this, I feel it has done its job and was worth being a little "fluffy". ... (6 replies)

... I am doing my research because I have 2 more weeks to see the pdoc and my meds are so low right now that they barely work as I am ready to change to something that works for me, whatever that is. ... (34 replies)
... Hello! Im kindof frustarated now to hear about the weight gain as I just gained alot on abilify. I am started out on 450 mg what about you two? What dosage are you on? I am starting to think the Lamitcal was maybe the best one for no side effects..... (10 replies)
SSRIs?? Help!
Jan 25, 2010
... How does it work for you? ... (5 replies)
... Yes, I agree that going to the therapist is going to be vital to my daughter getting through this. And thankfully she does like him. After yesterday's session she came out feeling so much better....I could see t on her face. ... (13 replies)
... atient program so that I'm using my time off wisely and productively and getting the most help I can as far as therapy and med monitoring. I don't want people at work to find out that I was just loafing around for a month. Plus, being here at home does NOT increase my chances of improvement. ... (8 replies)
... My 15 year old son started taking abilify Thursday of this week. ... (3 replies)
... Ever since my pdoc added Klonopin to help control my rapid cycling, Risperdal is working great. According to what my pdoc told me, Klonopin is helping Risperdal work better than it does without it. ... (27 replies)
... hello again, sickofpain. I would have to say that, no, I am not prone to side effects. I do experience them, but it does not seem to be nearly as extreme as others I have read about. ... (5 replies)
... I use Topamax as a Mood Stabilizer and have been on it since 2002. It has been a great drug for me. However, it does have its downfalls. Short term memory loss can be a side effect. And cognative thinking difficulties. I have dealt with both since being on the medication. ... (2 replies)
... Currently my son is taking 20 mg. of Abilify which does curb his mood swings immensely. On meds his depression is not as deep and his mania isn't as scary. ... (1 replies)
... Today he started a new med called Abilify. The doctor just gave me samples in case it didn't work out like the last med. ... (2 replies)
Iam back
Mar 20, 2004
... yes he use to get Pa's but he is alot better he still has problems going around alot of people but hes better i just asked my husband how long he has been on abilify he said no longer then a year Its a new med on the doctors list but man does it work (12 replies)
... my daughtertakesTopamax and is helping her to lose weight ittook about 2 weeks to notice any difference she ddoes take 200mg. per day jusst tto let you know it does work for some (2 replies)
Nov 10, 2008
... g anything they can put together and claim it works. it makes me soooo angry. It's not that I'm knocking taking medicine. I believe that medications do work. but how come I can't find even ONE that will work for my problem? ... (7 replies)
... just started topomax 25 twice per day I already take lamictal 200, norontin, abilify also. dr gave me the topomax saying it had a weight loss quality to it. I want to lose the 7lbs I put on taking depakote last fall! ... (2 replies)
... I would constantly walk the streets of my neighborhood mumbling to myself. I would mumble terrible things about myself, how I ruined my life, how I was a terrible person, how I deserved to die, that I blew it, constant persecutory things. ... (0 replies)
... And always is depressed constantly fighting everyday. That's why I sometimes don't have the faith that I'll feel better, but I guess it's positive thinking that does a lot for you too. ... (27 replies)

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