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Does anyone have any knowledge about a medication VRAYLAR

VRAYLAR, My doctor has prescribed this medication to me yesterday the starting dose is 1.5mg. I know nothing about it. I was diagnosed by a different doctor for adhd and I am taking adderall ir 20mg x2. She seems to think possibly i could have been misdiagnosed by a different doctor. Anyways she claims that the VRAYLAR would give me abundance of energy?. Humm could this be true? More energy than my adderall? Which I'm not ready to give up!. Please any feedback would be great thx

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Clozapine / schizophrenia

My son has been in the Hospital for 6 weeks for schizophrenia. He is on his fourth medicine (clozapine). The first week he was taking 25mg, then 50mg & only heard voices a little, now going on his 3rd week and almost up to 200mg and the voices are stronger and getting a little violent. Is this normal? ## Hi Dennis. I'm here to help. I have a 19 yr old daughter in your same situation. This medicine is poison point blank and the symptoms and side effects only get worse the higher the milligrams and the longer the individuals is on this medication. Stop allowing them to give yr son more and try to talk to someone about winging him off this medicine slowly. I can tell you they're not gonna recommend this because they make a killing off of making us sick off this medicine telling...

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side effects of espiride 50mg

Does Espiride cause iron deficiencies? ## I am on Espiride 50mg one tablet on a morning I have had 3 attacks of not being able to breath is this the tablet?? ## I'm also on Espirine, and can't breath. ## Hello Chantelle, According to the NIH espiride contains the active ingredient Sulpiride. This medication is most frequently used to treat schizophrenia and major depressive disorders. It should be noted that this drug is not sold in the United States. Here is a list of the reported side effects. - Restlessness - Rhythmical involuntary movement of the tongue, face, mouth and jaw, which may sometimes be accompanied by involuntary movements of the arms and legs - Insomnia - Drowsiness - Dizziness - Weight gain - High blood prolactin - Stopping of menstrual periods - Intimacy proble...

Best medicine for schizophrenia

Looking to find out the best medicine to treat schizophrenia. ## Hello, Valerie! How are you? There is really no 'best medicine' so to speak. It depends on the person and what works for them. Not all medications work for everyone that tries them, which is why they are usually several options to try in any given treatment category. For example, I have high blood pressure and while the 'best' medication for many people is Metoprolol, it made me very sick and I had to stop taking it. It also didn't significantly lower my blood pressure. That said, what medications have you tried? Some people do better with an older medication, such as Risperdal, though as reported by the FDA, it can cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, somnolence and weight gain. But others ha...

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risperdal for severe hallucinations / bipolar

Hi, I am 25 years old and have just been prescribed risperdal For my severe auditory, visual, and tactile hallucinations from bipolar mania psychosis. I went to therapy today and explained about my previous week, full of terrifying and vivid hallucinations and the delusional State that followed- I did not believe my husband when he attempted to explain that I was hallucinating and was sure that he would have me institutionalized (yet again), when that wasn't the case. For example: I actually believed that mirrors were a gateway to a different spirit plane and watched as a winged demon by the name of Riley Blue came through and attempted to claim my soul if he successfully persuaded me to commit suicide. I clawed my face up when he touched my cheek. Then came August, a feathered demo...

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Risperdal 2mg for schizophrenia

Dear sir My daughter (married) age 26 yrs taking Risperdal for schizenphrenia advised by doctor since 4yrs.If she discontinues the medicine then she becomes abnormal (means silently thinks all the time,becomes emotional,cries or sleeps etc ) Sir, I want to know (1) when she will become normal (2)The side effect of Risperdal on her pregnancy? ## Dear sir my geographical location is Mumbai(India) My daughter (married,aged 26 yrs) taking Risperdal daily for schizenphrenia advised by local doctor since 4yrs.If she discontinues taking Risperdal(2mg) then her behavior becomes abnormal (means she becomes silent,thinks all the time,becomes more emotional,either cries or sleeps more but if she takes Risperdal then she is normal completely. Sir, my querry is that I want to know (1) when she will ...

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Schizophrenia treatments

My son was taking 37.5mg Risperdal injectible for Paranoid Schizophrenia. He was stable, he moved to another state and he was given tablets 2mg 2x'x daily. Has anyone experienced this and what happens if he misses his evening dose sometimes? ## My sister(Age 23) is suffering from schizophrenia since last 25 days. Doctor prescribed her Peridol 5mg (2+2+2), Perkinil 5mg (1+1+1), ENCORATE CHRONO 500mg(1+0+2), Rivitril 2mg(0.5+0+1), Lithosun-SR 400mg (0+0+0.5). Please let me confirm what the side effects of those medicines. ## Dr. prescribed me sulpitac 100 with zipsydone 20 mg at night. Is this a right combination to treat schizophrenia? I was taking sulpitac 100 for one year. ## For the best outcome, you should always follow your doctor's instructions, and yes they are used to tre...

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What is Schizophrenia?

What causes schizophrenia and what are some treatment options? ## From the NIH: The cause of schizophrenia are not completely known. Some doctors believe it's the brain not allowing itself to process information acurately. If schizophrenia runs in your family, it is known to be more common to get the disease. Other doctors believe that your environment can also cause the disease to occur. If you feel concerned I would contact your doctor, and let them know what you are experiencing. Do you have any more questions or information to add? ## It's a hormonal imbalance in the brain that can cause a person to hallucinate, hear voices, become detached from their reality, exhibit psychosis. It's not good and patients generally need to stay on their meds in order to prevent episodes....

seroquel for a disability

I just would like to know if this medication is for schitz patients then why is it perscribed for so meany other things? What exactly is it for? I know someone who is on it but thier diagnosis is nothing close to schitz. I am concerned about this and would really like some feed back. P.S. this person is only 15 and has other diabilities. ## Sometimes they give Seroquel for ADHD, insomnia, etc. My doctor wanted to give it to my son, but I found out that Seroquel is a major factor in Diabetes and I have Diabetes in my family, so I had him not even start it. ## Seroquel contains the active ingredient Quetiapine, it is often used to treat various mental health issues, such as Schizophrenia, Depression, and Bipolar Disorder. Most medications can be used treat multiple conditions. The FDA lis...

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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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Rexulti working well for me

Having good results. Feel the best I have felt in a long time. Started 0.5 for one week now finishing my 1st week of 1mg. I don't seem to have any side effects. Very happy with this medication so far. Fingers crossed. ## Have you experienced any side effects, yet? The FDA lists its typical ones as possibly including nausea, dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth, weight gain and feeling restless. Is anyone else on this medication? ## Hi. Nothing out of the ordinary. Dry mouth. And sometimes dizzy when I get up to fast. Have you tried it yet? It's worth trying. ## Did it do anything good for you though?

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Clozapine and Marijuana

I'd like to know if there is anybody out there that takes Clozapine and consumes marijuana? Did Clozapine relieve you of audio hallucinations? Are you now consuming marijuana while taking Clozapine? ## Im currently taking Clozapine. I would like to start smoking marijuana again. I am reaching out to find someone that is taking clozapine and is smoking marijuana.. and how are you doing. Have you had auditory hallucinations before taking Clozapine?

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I STUPIDLY HAD A BOWL OF METHAMPHETAMINE AFTER 8 YRS CLEAN FROM THAT HORRIBLE STUFF. LOL. IT'S BEEN ALMOST 10HRS SINCE.. BUT I'M IN SO MUCH PAIN N AIN'T SLEPT N 48 HOURS.. GETTING PSYCHOSIS LOL.. CAN I TAKE MY REGULAR DOSE MEDS FOR PAIN NOW TO TRY N REST? ..PLZ ANY THOUGHTS... #ASHAMEDOFMAKINGTHATDECISION ## Was there a specific medication in particular that you were planning on taking after the methamphetamine wore off? I only ask because you would actually need to check and see if methamphetamine poses any serious risks with whatever it is that you might be considering. Some things like Oxycodone, could actually be very dangerous when mixed, but without any name to go off of I really can't help you past that point, since drug interaction checkers also require you to be...

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Quetiapine - Side Effects

My Doctor prescribed this med. for sleeplessnes. About three weeks later i felt pressure in my head, felt faint, short of breath, or like a very bad hang over, or like i've been poisoned. Plus a high rise in blood pressure. I don't drink or do illeagle drugs. I stopped takeing the drug and feel 90% better. The only thing is i can't sleep now, i get about 2 hrs a night. ## I've been taking seroquel/quetiapine. What can i do for sleep when I'm not taking these drugs? ## Take Diphenhydramine. It's OTC and safe. ## I've been on quetiapine for the last 4 years. If I continue taking quetiapine for my entire life does it become harmful or cause any side effects? In recent days, I stopped regularly checking-in with my doctor. ## Take an actual sleep aid, unless you a...

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Lapse in medication

If Caregivers lapse the 300 mg twice a day, Fazaclo for a week, can it be started up again without loss of effectiveness. 36 year old daughter on Clozaril, taken off due to dangerous levels of white blood count and put on a national list, then put back on Fazaclo by another doctor, saying it was a safer form. Daughter went into hospital and was given emergency injection of Haldol and was off Fazaclo two days. Went to a group home, and the blood test took a week to come back, off Fazaclo for 7 days, during time receiving Halperidol injections IM. I was told that the Clozaril loses its ability to work if it is allowed to lapse. ## It isn't that Clozaril entirely loses its ability to work, but that it works best when taken regularly, so a constant level of it is maintained in the body....

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Abilify and Chronic Pain Relief

Hello, Has anyone experienced a relief in chronic pain while on Abilify. I am convinced it is this medication that relieved my chronic neck pain. This has given me the idea it might help my mother who is on a daily dose of morphine. I want to bring this up to her Dr but don't want to sound crazy. What do you think? Is it possible? ## Hello, Mila! How are you and your mom? It is not a recognized effect of Abilify, so such use hasn't been approved, but yes, it is possible. Most psychiatric medications have been shown to have an affect on some types of pain. I can't say whether or not it will help your mother, that depends on what is causing her pain, however, there is a chance it could help. Are there any other questions or concerns? ## I think I'm going to mention it to h...

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Olanzapine disaster

Hi to all. I took Olanzapine 10mg for 6 Yrs & suffered a very strange & worrying side effect due to the Drug. After 3 Months of taking it, I literally stopped sleeping any more than 2 hours a night, characterized by no sleepiness prior to sleep onset (just blacked out) & no feelings of fatigue either physically or mentally despite days without sleep. I also had no drug effect from multiple Drugs, such as Alcohol, even after drinking 2 Litres of strong Wine, rather just no respiratory depression (very worrying), virtually no intoxication & no bodily effects such as warming effect, gate change (Cerebellar). I became so worried & distressed by this that I set out to withdraw from all Drugs & Alcohol in the hope that the fore mentioned extremely strange & bafflin...

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seroquel for insomnia

I have been taking Seroquel for a year now for insomnia. Anybody else take Seroquel for this? I have looked around and it doesn't even seem that Seroquel is normally given to someone for this. ## I also have been taking seroquel for insomnia for about a year and a half now.I must say,my D.R tried every sleeping pill out there on me.This is the only thing that has worked for me,i've never had a sleepless nite since. I was also being treated for panic attacks and depression at the time.But all my life I had trouble sleeping,im talking up till 5 or 6 a.m with a million things raceing through my mind(stupid stuff)but not any more. My doc told me that in low doses ,it does work on some people for insomnia. ## Good information ## My son has OCD and was put on Seroquel for sleep. It...

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Meds that are on backorder

I have been unable to get Clozapine (generic for Clozaril) since Feb. 2019 at my regular pharmacy alledgely due to "backorder". I don't believe "backorder" is the real reason. I live in NJ and I recently read that many of the generic drug houses are being investigated due to collusion. They are trying to drive up the prices of these meds and the way to do it is through collusion. I note that Adderall and other psychiatric meds are also on backorder. If this is true they should throw the book at these vulchers. ## I live in Essex County, NJ. As stated in my original report to you, NJ has cracked down on these drug firms who are/were in collusion with one another to drive up the prices on much-needed meds. Without naming any of them, one of the firms named in the indic...

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Vraylar side effects

Hi. I have started taking Vraylar 4.5 mgs daily as an antidepressant stimulator. I was wondering if anyone here has or is taking Vraylar for the same reason and if it worked or is working for you as an antidepressant stimulator? Any and what side effects have you experienced? Is it working for you? Did any of you experience urinary incontinence or urinary issues, sleepiness during the whole day? Your advice would help me out so much determining which medications are causing what side effects. Thank you in advance. ## The side effects of Vralyar as listed as possibly including nausea, indigestion, restlessness, weight gain, cough, and dry mouth. I don't see urinary incontinence listed, but it has been known to cause urinary tract infections. Can anyone that's been taking it chime...

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