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What if I don't have mood disorder but still doctor is giving me medication for it?

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harshyadav017

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I am on Paroxetine and Risperidone. I am taking paroxetine for anxiety but my doctor is also giving me Risperidone telling me that I have mood disorder too. My anxiety is cured but after 2-3 years of medication, I am getting the mood fluctuations which wasn't the case before. Is it possible that I have a mood disorder now because the doctor is giving me risperidone unnecessarily?
Please help!
 
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shawnshaw

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be smart.be logical.slowly reduce yout medication and see how you feel.Tell your doctor about it if you feel thats a good idea.but remeber!doctors are trying to help people,and trying make money from selling medications/treatment .those are their only two objectives.take control!
 
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I have found that it is never a good idea to self adjust your medication… Talk to your doctor about it but if they don’t listen to you… You need to find someone that will.
 
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