A 32-year-old male asked:
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if i stop antipsychotics will my physical strength all come back? feel hampered fromlifting weights because joints are hurting. on zyprexa (olanzapine) and prozac

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Dr. Bernadette Onuoha
37 years experience Psychiatry
Check either your MD: Stopping your antipsychotic medication might worsen the condition for which the medication was prescribed. You probably are having side effects to your medication which may be alleviated by a change to another antipsychotic. Discuss your symptoms with your prescribing doctor to see if a change if medication will help. Good luck.
Answered on Feb 14, 2016
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