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Re: Switching from Abililfy to Saphris. Robert_Burton_1621

Posted by SLS on July 2, 2018, at 8:26:56

In reply to Re: Switching from Abililfy to Saphris. SLS, posted by Robert_Burton_1621 on July 2, 2018, at 4:42:08

Hi, Robert.

> I do hope the substitution of vortioxetine for parnate does the trick, Scott.
> I tried vortioxetine between stopping parnate and then resuming it, unsuccessfully - the main effects were agitation and hyper-sexuality. However, my psychiatrist at the time, a specialist in TRD, had done his own study of the drug with 100 of his own TRD patients, and overall it was successful.
> At one point I had looked into the properties of the drug, and it seemed to be rather similar to Abilify *without* the dopamine antagonism. That was only my initial impression.

Thanks for the information, Robert. It helps to give me hope. I am on day 10 of treatment. I don't know what to think. I have some background anxiety, which isn't normal for me. Maybe this is how I experience the agitation you describe. Yesterday was not a good day, but not the worst. I will continue at 10 mg/day for two weeks until I see my doctor.

What dosage of vortioxetine did you try? How long did you take it for?

- Scott

Some see things as they are and ask why.
I dream of things that never were and ask why not.

- George Bernard Shaw




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