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Re: How long does insomnia from Abilify last? Christ_empowered

Posted by Franz on June 6, 2018, at 5:50:22

In reply to Re: How long does insomnia from Abilify last?, posted by Christ_empowered on May 29, 2018, at 11:30:14

> how's the low dose going? do you and your shrink want to keep it at a low dose? I'm just asking because one of my (many...) former shrinks told me that low doses of Abilify are "activating," whereas higher doses are "calming." For me, right now, 20mgs/day seems to be the right dose....
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> 10mgs/day is the usual minimum for my set of problems, and I did find it somewhat stimulating. The 20mgs is, in fact, somewhat "calming"/tranquilizing, but not really sedating. So...
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> I don't know you or your set of problems, but if you like Abilify overall and tolerate it reasonably well, I just thought you might want to talk to the shrink about an increase, at least for a little while, if appropriate.
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> just a thought. hope things get better.

Thanks. I do not have psychotic symptoms but stress, obsessive features and low mood.
I will consider other doses but I am scared of side effects.

 

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