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My boyfriend was put on this medicine for anger

My boyfriend was just recently put on risperdal about 4 days ago.. they said it would help him with his anger problems..will this medication help him or does he need to quit using it and be switched to another one.?? ## Risperdal is an excellent drug for anger management, however, the benefits will not become apparent for several weeks. Psychotherapy always helps. ## Risperdal contains the active ingredient Risperidone, it is used to treat various mental health issues, and for its sedative like properties, so yes, it may help him a lot, with his anger issues. Ref: Risperdal Information The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, drowsiness, somnolence, and weight changes. Is he on any other medications? What dosage did they put him on?

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invega sustenna is poison

I was forced 6 injections. I'm dying from it. IT is the worst torturous death you can imagine. over 50 side effects. don't ever try this crap ## Hello, Shane! How are you? I'm sorry that you're miserable. What types of side effects are you experiencing? Invega Sustenna is a very potent medication that's most commonly used to treat schizophrenia and such drugs are well known to cause a lot of side effects. Those listed by the FDA may include administration site reactions, sedation, dizziness, dry mouth and somnolence. ## How about loosing my feet and tinnitus and 100 others now. ## I feel just like you. It's the worst drug ever. I hope we all get normal again. I've been off for 3 months (pure hell). Looking forward to it being out of my system. Anyway, here...

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invega sustenna side effects

After my serious episode they started me on 156 invega sustenna injection. Lets see the first 2 weeks I am extremely tired.Laid out. It even makes me drool. In my 25 year history of taking meds. I started 14. I have not been this tired. I am completely useless. its been 4 months now. they even decreased it. im ready to get off of it. I need some kind of life. im thinking about getting on the invega pills and ween off of it. I am bipolar mostly and probably need something else.as far as my paranoia. everything is the same. no improvements. I gave it a shot. everybody different. ## Hello, Cookie! How are you doing? Those are pretty typical side effects for potent antipsychotic medications. Are you on any others, or is this the only one you take? You may also experience dry mouth, weight g...

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Invega Sustenna and insomnia

I am having a lot of secondary effects after stopping invega. 1. anhedonia 2. cognitive problems 3. walking problems 4. insomnia Is anyone experiencing the same? Especially the insomnia. It's almost 4 months without the medication and I sleep 1 hour. Please help. ## Sorry to hear about your insomnia and other issues after stopping Invega. I didn't see it specifically mentioned in the consumer drug information from Medline Plus. However, I did a bit more digging and pulled up the full clinical document from DailyMed, and it states: " Other Adverse Reactions Observed During Premarketing Evaluation of Paliperidone The following additional adverse reactions occurred in insomnia, nightmare 17 PATIENT COUNSELING INFORMATION Physicians are advised to discuss the following issues w...

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Invega horrible drug

I was given two shots of invega sustenna, the 234mg loading dose and then the 154mg starting does and it as been the most horrible experience of my life. I curse the doctors who prescribed me this horrible drug. I wake up at least three times per night, I can't focus on anything. I also suffer from severe anedonia and restlessness and have trouble verbalizing my speech when I try and talk, that is the most frustrating thing that I have experienced. I have done some research and many of the people's comments I read said it would take anywhere from 6 months to a year to get the drug out of your system. I pray it is not that long. If anyone has successfully gotten off this drug sooner please email me {edited for privacy} I really need to hear a successful story of someone coming of...

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Coming off Invega Sustenna

Hi, I was given Invega Sustenna at 100mg a month for 10 months since Dec 5th. My last shot was on August 29th 2013. The medication gave me severe anhedonia and I have lost the motivation and willpower to do anything. I can no longer experience joy, happiness, or pleasure from anything I do and I have no interest in doing anything. I constantly feel restless and uneasy and I just can't shake this feeling away no matter what. All of these started about a week after my first IV. I have been off this medication for almost 3 months now and I have yet to feel any improvements. I have read that it has a long half life of 25-49 days and that it can stay in your body for 300 days. So does that mean I will have to wait a year to start feeling better? Any info on someone who has been off this ...

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Recovering from Invega

In April 2020 I was put on a community treatment order depot shot of Invega every 4 weeks for roughly 6 months after a month long episode/hospitalisation of drug induced psychosis. I suffered from EXTREME depression, anhedonia, suicidal thoughts, anxiety, inability to function or stand up for long periods of time. After roughly 6/7 months of being OFF the medication I am starting to return to my old self, feeling much more optimistic about life and find myself laughing again (still have the inability to fully cry) but it’s no where near as bad as it once was. This medication is toxic and I wouldn’t wish it upon anyone, but if you are someone who has been experiencing ill effects, just know that it IS possible to get better. I promised myself if I ever got out of the hell I w...

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Latuda and drug testing

I was wanting to know if latuda would show up on a drug test and if so what it would show up for? ## I was wondering if I take a Latuda pill tonight what it show up in a urine drug test tomorrow or the following day ## I believe so. I failed a drug test for the courts and there's no way it wasn't latuda, which I just started taking when my urine went either diluted, or testing for amphetamines and methamphetamines; though I'm also taking venlafaxine and a handful of others. Read the side effects. ## FACT: Yes LATUTA can show a false positive. There are MANY dozens of causes for a false positive. It would be hard- if not impossible in some cases to pinpoint the exact cause. Which is why it is important to either demand a more precise test, and or retest. Be aware, if you rete...

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Side effects from Thorazine

I just want to know what are the side effects of Thorazine and if there is any long term affects? ## Chlorpromazine (CPZ), marketed under the brand names Thorazine and Largactil among others, is an antipsychotic medication. Common side effects include movement problems, sleepiness, dry mouth, low blood pressure upon standing, and increased weight. Serious side effects may include the potentially permanent movement disorder tardive dyskinesia, neuroleptic malignant syndrome, severe lowering of the seizure threshold, and low white blood cell levels. In older people with psychosis as a result of dementia it may increase the risk of death. It is unclear if it is safe for use in pregnancy. Ref: Medline Plus

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yellow round pill with 903 on it

I was wondering what kind of pill I found. It is a bright yellow, round pill, about the size of a dime, with a coating on it and an imprint of 903. ## I located a small round yellow pill with 904 on one side and blank on the back. Judging from the image I see, there appears to be a coating on it. I don't know if there's any chance you may have misread the imprint, but hopefully this helps narrow down the possibilities... At any rate, it's reportedly identified as a 100mg Quetiapine fumarate tablet, used for anxiety, bipolar disorder and other related conditions. For verification, the pill I'm describing is made by Sun Pharmaceutical and carries a National Drug Code of 47335-0904. Please post back if you have any further thoughts on this... ## What I s a yellow coated rou...

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Round pill with LU on one side and Y15 on the other

What is a small round light pink (almost white) pill inscribed LU Y15? I've had it for the longest time and don't know. ## This tablet is manufactured by Lupin Pharmaceuticals and they list it as containing 25mgs of Quetiapine, which is most commonly used to treat bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, insomnia, and other mental health disorders. (NDC 68180-0445). The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth, mood swings, and drowsiness. Inactive Ingredients: - Dibasic Calcium Phosphate Dihydrate - Hypromellose 2910 (6 Mpa.s) - Povidone K30 - Sodium Starch Glycolate Type a Potato - Polyethylene Glycol 400 - Cellulose, Microcrystalline - Lactose Monohydrate - Magnesium Stearate - Titanium Dioxide - Ferrosoferric Oxide - Ferric Oxid...

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Abilify almost killed me but then I was saved!

I took abilify after going into the mental hospital for 3 or 4 days. When I got out I took the pills until I noticed shortness of breath, extreme body aches, etc.. but I soon heard voices and depression again. I went back in to the hospital and came out with the shot. I thought I had covid when the side effects came on the first time and stopped. I realized it was the abilify when they returned double time! I was blowing stop lights without any clue. Just mindless. I tripped going up and down steps. I was out of breath and worn out VERY EASILY! I EVEN THOUGHT I WAS HAVING A STROKE several times during the month after injection. When it came time for another shot I said HELL NO!!!! This is where it gets sad! After I turned down the second shot, about a week later I noticed a change. I wa...

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Can Topamac 25 Mg side effects

Can Topamac 25 mg cause psychosis? ## Topamac (Topiramate) common side effects are: diarrhea, nausea, abdominal pain, fever, fatigue, dizziness, lack of appetite, memory impairment, numbness, psychomotor impairment, change in taste, speech disorder, upper respiratory infection, weight loss, and visual impairment.

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XR 50 on a pinkish / orange capsule shaped pill

Found pills in brothers room they are a darker pinkish (maybe orange) color, in a capsule shape but not a capsule. They have XR 50 imprinted on one side, what are they? ## These tablets were manufactured by AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, and they list them as having been 50mg Seroquel XR tablets. NDC: 00310-0280 These tablets have been discontinued. This medication is most commonly used to treat Schizphrenia, mania, and depression. The FDA warns that its typical side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache, weight changes, sedation, and mood changes. Ref: Medline Plus Seroquel Is your brother on mental health medications?

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Invega problems

I have been taking invega 3mg for about a year, and have started feeling like my heart is fluttering. I also got to the point where I felt like doing absolutely nothing, and gained 16 lbs. So I stopped taking it. I am feeling more like myself, but am having some anxiety. I also take 1mg xanax er twice a day, and that does help. I'm also on wellbutrin and lamictal. I don't know why my pdoc put me on it. I hate that it is going to take so long to get this drug out of my system. But I believe that it will be worth it in the long run. ## Hello, Monica! How are you feeling? Have things gotten any better, yet? Invega is most commonly used to treat schizophrenia, but it may also be useful for other mental health issues, as well, since it is an antipsychotic. The issues you've liste...

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invega sustenna

Can it be dangerous to take invega sustenna? ## as far as I know, 4.5% in comparison to 2.6 % on placebo died, but not sure if those were only elderly patients or not. when I asked about weight gain, lots of medicines said taht weight gain is 10 %, unfortunately I have always been in those 10%. So now the risk is 5%, according to my experience the risk to die would be 50/50 then, that is in fact a high risk and I would prefer 5% 5/100, but I have a hard time believing in the statistics given my experiences. I would in any case check all the safety measures before: take risperdal max. dosage and invega max. dosage (not together, one after the other or just the one that you yet didn't have) and see how you react to this before you take invega sustenna. ## has anyone made bad experienc...

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M C11 green round pill

I have a greenish round pill with an M on one side and a C11 with a line under it. What is this? ## The pill that you are describing is Clozapine 100 mg (NDC 0378-0860). It is an antipsychotic that is used to treat schizophrenia. Inactive Ingredients: - Silicon Dioxide - Crospovidone - Lactose Monohydrate - Magnesium Stearate - Cellulose, Microcrystalline - Sodium Lauryl Sulfate - FD&C Blue No. 2 DailyMed

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Best generic Seroquel

I would like to know which generic brand of Seroquel is most effective and also the brands that are least effective? I recently tried Accord and that wasn't effective. Thank you to anyone who will help me with this. ## My son was also just changed to accord and it isn't working the same. It's so frustrating because I just picked up a 100 days supply. ?? He was on 50 mg before but an orange pill then he tried 300mg but it was too strong so I've been cutting them. When we went to our follow up appointment I was able to get it changed to 3, 50mg tablets so I didn't have to cut them in half, but they're not doing anything. ## Sorry that the Accord isn't working for your son. Let's hope someone will suggest an effective generic for Seroquel. ## Unfortunately, ...

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white 300 c

I found two white oblong cap lets with 300 C imprinted. Nothing on the back. Could you help me identify what they are. ## Hi Shroom, Would you describe the C as being a logo of some sort, or just a normal looking capitol C? As of yet, the closest match I'm seeing on the internet is a white oblong pill with "300" on one side and blank on the other. But no sign of the letter "C" next to it. This particular tablet contains 300mgs of Quetiapine Fumarate; marketed for its use in treating schizophrenia, bi-polar disorder, & depression. Also, depending on where you found them, they could potentially be something that originated from another country outside of the US. Reason I say this is because it is usually fairly easy to identify US-based pharmaceutical meds. And to ...

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Rexulti and worsening depression

I have been taking .5 milligrams or Rexulti once a day for 2 weeks. My depression seems to be getting worse. Any thoughts? ## Rexulti is an antipsychotic, and it has been known to cause worsening depression, and other mood changes, as side effects, in some people that take it. You may also experience nausea, dizziness, and weight changes. Please inform your doctor of what you're experiencing, since this might not be the right medication for you. Are you on any other medications?

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