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Re: Saphris/asenapine Beckett

Posted by tensor on April 12, 2012, at 9:25:09

In reply to Re: Saphris/asenapine tensor, posted by Beckett on April 12, 2012, at 9:15:23

> In my experience, Saphris is sedating, and I need to watch the dose because too much will over-flatten me. It is not brightening like Abilify, but I did not tolerate Abilify nor Latuda. I found both to be agitating. I am treating some kind of depression that has a cyclic nature to it, likely bipolar of some sort. I've corresponded with a couple of people successfully treating schizoaffective disorder with Saphris. Thinking back, I felt the onset fairly quickly, that is, I felt something positive from the beginning, however it took weeks for that to settle into more reliable positive change. Hope this helps....
>

Thanks for the info. We decided today that we are not going for the Saphris but Lamictal and possibly Abilify instead. Although, I think it's a med with great potential for various disorders so I maybe try it in the future.

/t


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