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A 25-year-old male asked:

Do any of these drug combinations work? prozac abilify, (aripiprazole) prozac zyprexa, wellbutrin zyprexa, for schizophrenia.

4 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Fred Gallo
Clinical Psychology 37 years experience
Yes: Antidepressants, mood stabilizers, and antipsychotic medications are often combined to treat schizophrenia. The decision is best made by the treating psychiatrist and the patient.
Dr. Nicholas Stratas
Psychiatry 62 years experience
Antipsychotics: Generally for schizophrenia antipsychotics are prescribed such as abilify, (aripiprazole) zyprexa - prozac, wellbutrin are antidepressants and may be added if depression is also present.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Schizophrenia.: Abilify and Zyprexa are both antipsychotic medications. Prozac and Wellbutrin are both antidepressants. Antidepressants and antipsychotics are helpful for some one who has psychosis with depressive symptoms.
Dr. Judith Tellerman
Clinical Psychology 43 years experience
This medication should be managed by a Psychiatrist. Please let your Doctor know about any side effects. If you are not confident in your Doctor please see another for a second opinion.
Last updated May 27, 2022

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