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A 26-year-old female asked:

I take abilify (aripiprazole) for bipolar disorder. it sometimes causes uncontrollable speech if i run out or if i'm exhausted. what could be happening? tourette's?

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 36 years experience
Discuss w/ doctor: Who prescribed abilify (aripiprazole). There are tourette's pts who are given this to control that symptom. I suppose, like sometimes happens with newer drugs - symptoms may be elicited. Your doctor should be told about this in detail. A different drug or dose may relieve you. Also, try not to get exhausted. Bipolar (or any) psychiatric condition is worsened by fatigue. Talk therapy may help you find balance.

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