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A 23-year-old male asked:

What are a list of weight neutral antipsychotics? i am gaining weight on zyprexa helps me sleep practitioner said geodon (ziprasidone) dangerous with meds

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Dr. Donald Jacobson
A Verified Doctoranswered
41 years experience
Antipsychotic weight: You may ask about Fanapt, Latuda, and Saphris (asenapine) as alternatives. Abilify is another option as is Seroquel XR in long-term studies. Best wishes.
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Dr. Jita De
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Find non drug alternatives also to alleviate symptoms. These could include cognitive behavior therapy and yoga. Check out the book "Change, Transformation, and Beyond" by Dr Om Prakash.
Jun 7, 2014
Dr. Judith Tellerman
Clinical Psychology 43 years experience
First please have a complete physical examination to know if you have an illness. If not, your medication should be managed by a Psychiatrist. If you are not confident in your Doctor please see another for a second opinion. Please see a Clinical Psychologist with expertise in multiple types of psychotherapy to help. You may be referred for a sleep study.
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