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Re: My Dr prescribed Rexulti. Gonna start 1mg

Posted by Lamdage22 on July 30, 2018, at 7:48:27

In reply to Re: My Dr prescribed Rexulti. Gonna start 1mg Lamdage22, posted by SLS on July 30, 2018, at 7:40:47

> Hi, Lamdage.
>
> > I think that this is a logical step. I hope it helps.
>
> I hope so, too. Why is this logical? What do you need Rexulti to do for you? Just curious.

Well, i could use an antipsychotic that is less prone to causing weight gain, i could use less daytime sedation and i could use an antidepressant. So it may help as an Antidepressant, it may help as an antipsychotic or it may do both.

>
> A few questions.
>
> Will you continue with Seroquel and Zyprexa while you try Rexulti? If Rexulti helps, what will you do with these two drugs?

Yes i will continue. If i respond favorably will probably reduce these two drugs. Reduce and/or redistribute them to later in the day.

> What does Seroquel do for you? What does Zyprexa do for you?

Serouqel knocks me out when i want to sleep and Zyprexa mellows me out. I think that both drugs help positive symptoms equally.

> Have you ever tried Abilify?

Yes. It was pretty cool except for akathisia. I felt a mood lift and i did not have delusions.

> Rexulti should be less likely to cause akathisia than Abilify. I found that Rexulti did not help with depression. Interestingly, a friend of mine had to increase her dosage of Seroquel once she added Abilify in order to prevent delusions.

:(

> Good luck with Rexulti.

Thanks:)


Seroquel 900mg :(
Zyprexa 25mg :(
Trazodone 75mg
Venlafaxine 37.5mg
Metformin 2000mg
Lithium 250mg
8333 IU Vitamin D3
Orthomolecular


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