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risperidone vs abilify

A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Tapia
12 years experience in Psychiatry
Sedation, dystonia: The two most conmon side effects to be on the look out for are sedation and dystonia. The change in medicine you are describing is roughly equivalent ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aaron Ament
57 years experience in Psychiatry
Dosage: do have the provider following the effects of change in medications. The new med may requier a higher dose to take effect. Or you may need something e ... Read More
A 12-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Unusual to take both: as they have similar action, but when one or the other is usually prescribed, it is often given in twice a day dosing, with smaller dose in the AM and ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Berry
13 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Cocktail: That's quite a cocktail you're on! Double check your dosages an inform your prescriber IMMEDIATELY.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cyma Khalily
34 years experience in Psychiatry
POSSIBILY: Only if there is another regularly prescribed medication then Risperdal may be able to be an additionally medication as needed.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Risperidone: Risperidone is a second-generation antipsychotic medication used to treat conditions such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, psychotic depression, et ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Abilify (aripiprazole): Depends on dose, how long u been on it, if taken with other medications or if dose increased recently. Best to consult the doctor that prescribed it.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience in Cardiology
ARIPAPRAZOLE OVERDOS: Oral Aripiprazole overdosage causes vomiting, somnolence, and tremor, acidosis, aggression, atrial fibrillation, bradycardia, coma, confusional state, ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Steiner
42 years experience in Psychiatry
No: It is not an addictive drug. However if you have been taking it regularly and then decide to just stop it abruptly, you my not feel good and may have ... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Rexulti vs Ability: Brexpiprazole has lower potential for side effects like insomnia, nausea, restlessness & akathisia compared to aripiprazole. Compared with other a ... Read More

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