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New to Abilify

Posted by anodyne on March 17, 2005, at 15:25:02

In reply to Re: Back on Abilify? banga, posted by ed_uk on March 15, 2005, at 8:06:06

Hello all. I had to give up on the Nardil due to the side effects. Mainly the general stupidity and a feeling of detachment, it felt like I was on acid. Still much less benign than SSRIs and the diet was not that hard to adjust too.

I saw my Pdoc the other day and he decided to give an atypical anti-psychotic a try for my social anxiety (I guess because nothing else has worked).

I was wondering what the side effects starting this usually are. The first night I took it I woke up covered in sweat and feeling nauseous but it passed after a minute or two. Last night I woke up very early and could not go back to sleep. I am currently taking Xanax XR .5mg at night to help me sleep.

What has been your experience starting Abilify? Do the symptoms pass? I really hope this works.

Has anyone else taken Abilify as a mono therapy of social anxiety with any success?





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