Psycho-Babble Medication Thread 1095974

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2mg of abilify

Posted by joe f on November 21, 2017, at 19:20:40

my dr is adding 2mg of abilify to my 200 of luvox...is this too small a dose to even have any effect?

 

Re: 2mg of abilify

Posted by chrismeurer on November 21, 2017, at 19:53:57

In reply to 2mg of abilify, posted by joe f on November 21, 2017, at 19:20:40

Hello,

Not necessarily, of course it's very personal. As an adjunct to AD, the recommended dosage range is 2 to 15 mg/day. In any case, you can definitely feel something taking 2 mg. Good luck.

Chris

 

Re: 2mg of abilify

Posted by joe f on November 21, 2017, at 20:02:49

In reply to Re: 2mg of abilify, posted by chrismeurer on November 21, 2017, at 19:53:57

thanks

 

Re: 2mg of abilify

Posted by Christ_empowered on November 22, 2017, at 7:55:12

In reply to Re: 2mg of abilify, posted by joe f on November 21, 2017, at 20:02:49

hi. some people report good results w/ low doses of abilify. I vaguely recall reading about 1 shrink, well before abilify became popular as an add on in depression, who would use very low doses every other day or every third day, to boost the other treatments.

I also recall reading that abilify is -very- potent, meaning that small, 2mg dose will actually do a lot in the brain, especially @ dopamine receptors.

good luck.

 

Re: 2mg of abilify

Posted by joe f on November 22, 2017, at 15:21:05

In reply to Re: 2mg of abilify, posted by Christ_empowered on November 22, 2017, at 7:55:12

thanks

 

Re: 2mg of abilify joe f

Posted by pedr on November 24, 2017, at 8:25:47

In reply to 2mg of abilify, posted by joe f on November 21, 2017, at 19:20:40

> my dr is adding 2mg of abilify to my 200 of luvox...is this too small a dose to even have any effect?

absolutely not. 2.5 mg (1/2 5mg) historically has had a radical effect on my mood and cognitions. YMMV obviously.
Pete

 

Re: 2mg of abilify

Posted by joe f on November 24, 2017, at 18:45:45

In reply to Re: 2mg of abilify joe f, posted by pedr on November 24, 2017, at 8:25:47

thanks did 2 mg work ok for you and did you gain weight on the abilify?

 

Re: 2mg of abilify joe f

Posted by pedr on November 25, 2017, at 7:51:34

In reply to Re: 2mg of abilify, posted by joe f on November 24, 2017, at 18:45:45

> thanks did 2 mg work ok for you and did you gain weight on the abilify?

Abilify is really randomly in/effective for me for some reason. Sometimes I start it and feel a big improvement and sometimes when I stop it I feel a big improvement :/ I did do *great* on 7.5mg+ for a short period - had tons of energy but it faded. AFAICR I did not gain weight appreciably. HTH.


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