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Re: Abilify-Don't give up yet

Posted by cybercafe on April 23, 2004, at 3:32:55

In reply to Re: Abilify-Don't give up yet Lazarus, posted by jparsell82 on April 22, 2004, at 16:00:02

> > Abilify is a great med once you get past the akathisia, and you will get past it. I have found that it has good anti-depressant and anti-anxiety effects. Also, it makes me less inhibited. I socialize much better with others and with much less fear. Lastly, it has stopped the horrible rapid cycling. For me it is truly a miracle drug.
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> > Lazarus
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> Too late, I just absolutely couldn't stand the way I was feeling. My legs wouldn't stop moving. I was so impatient, restless and frustrated that it was making me mad. Even when I cut the 10mg into thirds. Did you have this type of experience(this bad) when you first started Abilify? How long did it take to go away? I'm not sure if I'm gonna start it back up... I go to the doc on Saturday.
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maybe abilify isn't the drug for you... but have you considered

1) start at lower dose
2) add beta blocker
3) add anticholinergic
4) add benzo

etc etc etc


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