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How does abilify work in the brain

A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lily Bhattacharya
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I have not heard: this. one study may find that but how big was the sample size? was it a good representation of the general population or was it skewed toward a certai... Read More

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
Might also try...: Acetyl-l-carnitine is a very safe naturally-occurring substance that your own body produces & has no known interactions with abilify (aripiprazole). I... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Hello : Hello depressed in philadelphia. In addition to having an antipsychotic effect the Abilify also has an antidepressant effect through the neurotransmit... Read More
Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
Child Psychiatry 34 years experience
Unlikely: You need to F/U with your prescriber , may be recurrant symptoms after abilify d/c
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Steiner
Psychiatry 43 years experience
Sometimes...: Sometimes Abilify (aripiprazole) works well enough as an antidepressant that one can take it alone.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Deepak Patel
Child Psychiatry 32 years experience
Probably not: To my knowledge, there have been no studies to compare the two in depression. Abilify (aripiprazole) and coffee are two different things with totally ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Vita
Specializes in Psychiatry
Not proven: Aripiprazole is a second-generation "atypical" antipsychotic originally developed for schizophrenia. It has subsequently been found to be effective i... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
There is an: Atypical antipsychotic (same class as abilify) that is called geodon (ziprasidone). It is not an antidepressant.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Reidbord
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Geodon (ziprasidone)?: Actually, neither Abilify nor Geodon (ziprasidone) are anti-depressants. They are anti-psychotic medications. But in recent years such medicines are... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry 35 years experience
Morning: Lot of patient take in morning and do better and does not affect sleep anx if you taking as adjunct medications so take inorning with prozac (fluoxeti... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Abilify (aripiprazole): Abilify (aripiprazole) is partial Dopamine agonist (some increase in dopamine) plus serotonin antagonist, both of which cause some agitation & sweatin... Read More

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