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Risperidone and Lithium combination

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Hi,

Is anyone taking Risperidone and Lithium together? If yes, what doses? What are the side effects from the Risperidone especially? Any weight gain, slow thinking process? Thank you!
 
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That is a hefty prescription. How do you feel?

I have had Lithium alongside an AP but the AP was meant to be taken for 6 months only, until the episode was completely over.
 
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That is a hefty prescription. How do you feel?

I have had Lithium alongside an AP but the AP was meant to be taken for 6 months only, until the episode was completely over.
I suffer from a mixed episode in Bipolar like low mood, agitation, feeling depressed in general. I am still dealing with symptoms. I have also lowered my antipsychotics by myself. NHS mental health services does seem to care very much whenever I reach out to them.
 

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