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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lily Bhattacharya
23 years experience Clinical Psychology
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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
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
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Hello : Hello depressed in philadelphia. In addition to having an antipsychotic effect the Abilify also has an antidepressant effect through the neurotransmit ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Steiner
42 years experience Psychiatry
Sometimes...: Sometimes Abilify (aripiprazole) works well enough as an antidepressant that one can take it alone.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Deepak Patel
31 years experience Child Psychiatry
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
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A 55-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 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
There is an: Atypical antipsychotic (same class as abilify) that is called geodon (ziprasidone). It is not an antidepressant.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Reidbord
35 years experience Psychiatry
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 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
34 years experience Psychiatry
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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
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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