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Doctor insights on: Abilify Warnings And Recalls

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Are their any side effects to using oxyelite pro and Abilify (aripiprazole) at the sametime?

Unknown: There are no sufficient studies on drug interactions with oxyelite and abilify (aripiprazole). Ovyelite has caffeine as one of the ingredients, and it would be important to discuss with your doctor if this could be harmful for treatment, depending on what you are being treated for. ...Read more

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Given pristiq (desvenlafaxine) and cymbalta. Those drugs kept me up all night. Is seroquel more sedating?

Given pristiq (desvenlafaxine) and cymbalta. Those drugs kept me up all night. Is seroquel more sedating?

Meds: Pristq and Cymbalta (duloxetine) act in a similar manner and increase risk for high blood pressure, sexual side effects and potentially life threatening serotonin syndrome consult your md before making any changes. ...Read more

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Anybody here taken aripiprazole (abilify) and had improvement?

Anybody here taken aripiprazole (abilify) and had improvement?

Many Have Benefited: Aripiprazole (brand abilify) is a second generation antipsychotic indicated in the treatment of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and as an adjunct in the treatment of major depressive disorder. In my practice I have witnessed many individuals from each of these diagnostic groups improve. It is not the medication for everyone and I have seen others who did not improve. Work with your md. ...Read more

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What are the interactions of chantix with prestiq and abilify (aripiprazole)?

What are the interactions of chantix with prestiq and abilify (aripiprazole)?

Anxiety: Chantix has been associated with increased restlessness and labile mood in patients who receive psychiatric treatment. You should discuss your situation with your psychiatrist before taking it. Some patients do well while others have problems. ...Read more

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

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

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. ...Read more

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Safety and side effects of mixing certain perscription drugs with guanfacine?

Safety and side effects of mixing certain perscription drugs with guanfacine?

Ask pharmacist: This cannot be answered well without knowing which prescription drugs you are talking about. www.drugs.com is a helpful website and you can also ask a pharmacist to see what drugs are not compatible when taken together. In general it is not wise to "mix" drugs. ...Read more

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I was wondering did risperdal's manufacturer provide insufficient warning labels regarding its adverse effects?

I was wondering did risperdal's manufacturer provide insufficient warning labels regarding its adverse effects?

They did provide: Medication side effects are supposed to be revealed by the drug developer. However, it may take several years of use in real life settings before certain side effects are fully appreciated, evaluated and understood. ...Read more

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Can surgery throw off blood levels of psych meds: lamictal, wellbutrin, zoloft, risperdal, topamax (topiramate). Can anything? Having many sudden side effects.

Can surgery throw off  blood levels of psych meds: lamictal, wellbutrin, zoloft, risperdal, topamax (topiramate).  Can anything? Having many sudden side effects.

Possibly: This may depend on the surgery but is possible. Some of these meds have levels that can be checked and you should speak with your md about checking your levels. ...Read more

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Dr. Donald, interaction between cymbalta (duloxetine) and ritalin, fda has reported on life threatening drug interactions? Http://tinyurl.Com/kkctn5n regards.

Dr. Donald, interaction between cymbalta (duloxetine) and ritalin, fda has reported on life threatening drug interactions? Http://tinyurl.Com/kkctn5n  regards.

Cymbalta (duloxetine) and Ritalin: I checked your site and nothing came up. Please recheck spelling, so i went to the following site. Please realize that these are percentages based only on the total number of drug reactions reported to the fda. There are also concomitant medical conditions and other medications that are in use. www.ehealthme.com/drug-interactions/cymbalta-and-ritalin-la please get back to me on this. Since these are not proven interactions, they do not show up in the drug drug interaction literature per se.I have used this combination many times without difficulties. ...Read more

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I'm currently on melathonine (sleep stimulation) and seroxat (anti depression). Do these interact?

I'm currently on melathonine (sleep stimulation) and seroxat (anti depression). Do these interact?

None reported: There are no reports of problematic interactions but it is always important that the doctor(s) who prescribe any medication know about any others that you might take - even OTC or herbal supplements. So do tell them, but it should be reasonably safe in the recommended doses. Best! ...Read more

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38y f schizophernic, ptsd, severe anxiety, i tried zyprexa, abilify, (aripiprazole) latuda&always gain massive weight@#392. Other meds=bad side effects too. Suggestions?

38y f schizophernic, ptsd, severe anxiety, i tried zyprexa, abilify, (aripiprazole) latuda&always gain massive weight@#392. Other meds=bad side effects too. Suggestions?

Multiple approaches: At the weight your describe you might need to approach the weight from multiple approaches - diet, exercise and discussing with you regular doctor whether you are a candidate for gastric bypass surgery, and if not, how you can become a suitable candidate for same. Your psychiatrist will need to be part of this discussion with you your doctor as he/she will need to help you avoid certain meds. ...Read more

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On invega sustenna (paliperidone palmitate) and experiencing memory loss and tiredness among other side effects. Can/should I change to geodon?

On invega sustenna (paliperidone palmitate) and experiencing memory loss and tiredness among other side effects. Can/should I change to geodon?

Invega Sustenna (paliperidone palmitate) and: Geodon (ziprasidone) have similar side effect profiles though different individuals may experience them differently. It is best to work closely with your prescriber re medication choice. Lifestyle measures and therapy can help improve psychiatric conditions and overcome side effects (which often diminish or disappear with continued medication use). Best regards. ...Read more

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What're the effects drinking alcohol while taking these medications: paroxetine, zolpidem, and levetiracetam?

What're the effects drinking alcohol while taking these medications: paroxetine, zolpidem, and levetiracetam?

Additive: Acohol has an additive sedating effect with all those meds. That you're taking that particular pharmacological cocktail implies you have a significant neuropsychiatric disorder. Alcoholmusevin these conditions can be detrimental. Please share your drinking history with prescribing doctor. ...Read more

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Drug interactions between celexa and seroquel (quetiapine)?

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Drug interactions between celexa and seroquel (quetiapine)?

Celexa (citalopram): Depending on dose, some sedation, nausea, headache. However, the two have been used together for depression. ...Read more

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Prescribed 18mg of Strattera (atomoxetine) for focus. On Prozac(45mg) and Propranolol(10mg 3x/day). Interactions? Side effects? I've read some troubling reviews.

Prescribed 18mg of Strattera (atomoxetine) for focus. On Prozac(45mg) and Propranolol(10mg 3x/day). Interactions?  Side effects? I've read some  troubling reviews.

Probably ok: That dose of Straterra is pretty low. Many patients are on this medication along with an SSRI. Let your doctor know if you experience any strange side effects ...Read more

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What are the side effects of taking Zoloft (sertraline) and trazodone together at once? 150 mg for Zoloft (sertraline) and 50 mg for trazodone.

What are the side effects of taking Zoloft (sertraline) and trazodone together at once? 150 mg for Zoloft (sertraline) and 50 mg for trazodone.

Not many: Zoloft (sertraline) and trazodone are often prescribed together. Some people find that zoloft (sertraline) can interfere with sleep and trazodone often provides the necessary sleep relief. Make sure to take trazodone at bedtime, and i would recommend taking zoloft (sertraline) in the morning. Zoloft (sertraline) and trazodone each have side effects, but their combination does not tend to cause other effects separate from those side effects. ...Read more

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Is there a black box warning re: taking sulfa drugs with Paxil (paroxetine) cr?

Is there a black box warning re: taking sulfa drugs with Paxil (paroxetine) cr?

No black box warning: No "black box warning" about sulfa drugs with paxil (paroxetine). It can inhibit many of the liver isoenzymes that metabolize other drugs, but there isn't a problem with sulfa drugs. ...Read more