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Anyone used ARIPIPRAZOLE?

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Hi there, Ive just come off Depakote as it didnt physically agree with me, im going to start on Aripiprazole in the next few days, has anyone else taken these?
 
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Hi there, Ive just come off Depakote as it didnt physically agree with me, im going to start on Aripiprazole in the next few days, has anyone else taken these?
Yes the retail name is Abilify- I take that, nearly be a week on friday.

Big suggestion is take it after you eat, cause my problem was nausea and sickness, and if you can grim and bare with the side effects- as long as its not to serious then maybe you'll find the inner peace you've been searching for...or something like that anyroad.

:scared:
 
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Oh, i was hoping there woudnt be any side affects :rolleyes:

i coudlnt cope with depakote, the indegestion was so painful and was lasting 24/7 at the end it was unbareable.

Do you mind me asking what dosage your on? :D
 
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Oh, i was hoping there woudnt be any side affects :rolleyes:

i coudlnt cope with depakote, the indegestion was so painful and was lasting 24/7 at the end it was unbareable.

Do you mind me asking what dosage your on? :D
Sadly all medicines even vitamin suppliment have side effects.

I'm on 10 mg. As its my first week i dont know if its working but according to my mood diary its still up and down.:eek:
 
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oh dear, :unsure:

im starting off on 5mg going to 10 after a week.

Are you Bi polar?
 
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Oh right, never heard of that.

Mine is a toss up between Bi polar and borderline personality disorder :rolleyes:

soem psychiatrists seem a bit confused themselves about their jobs :rolleyes:
 
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I am on aripiprazole - I have been on it for quite a while now - I find it eases the agitation.
 
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Oh right, never heard of that.

Mine is a toss up between Bi polar and borderline personality disorder :rolleyes:

soem psychiatrists seem a bit confused themselves about their jobs :rolleyes:
If i had spelled it correctly, cyclothymia is a "milder" form of biploa 2.

am i sane-Yeah its common for people who had persoanlity disorders to have depression or bipola.
 
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I have been on aripiprazole for four months now. the only side effects i had at the beggining was nausia. I think the maximum dose is 10mg daily.
 
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I recently switched from Depakote to Abilify. I took it for a couple of weeks but found it made me tired and not able to focus. I've stopped taking it at the moment because I just can't cope with being tired/focus problems whilst working.
 
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Hello,I've tried abilify unfortunately it gave me huge panic attacks.
Heard it can be very helpful to some though.
Wendy x
 
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I am on 25mg of aripiprazole and have been on it for two years. I just have to take meds to not cause stomach upsets at the same time.
 
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I have been on it 15mg for many years though sometimes I try to leave it off but always end up back on it.
 
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Im on depakote and a few otheres and aripiprazole was added. After a while i shook uncontrolably. Even after I stopped taking it , it still took over 2 months for the shaking to stop. but ive heard of others that have no problems at all. Just give it a chance
 
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