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Can The Medication Abilify Cause You To Have A Tremor
Abilify (aripiprazole) is an atypical antipsychotic with a unique mechanism of action. As with most atypical agents it is probably prescribed more often for mood disorders than psychotic disorders (like schizophrenia). It's associated with fewer movement side effects (eps) than the typical antipsychotics. It's unique mechanism of action is that it both stimulates ...Read more
I take lamictal, pristiq and Abilify and have deve loped tremors. Could any of these be the cause?
Yes.: If the tremors are due to anxiety, Celexa and Abilify help by alleviating your anxiety. You have to keep in mind that Abilify can also cause extrapyramidal side-effects. one of which is akinesia, fine tremors, tight muscle which gets more pronounced with increase dosage. These are the reasons your doctor has to follow you up closely, to monitor the response and side-effects. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
On all my meds except Abilify , and I have continued to have tremors and I can't be still, my arms and legs shaking all the time. Heart races. Help! ?
Is there a medication comparable to Abilify to treat bipolar disorder that doesn't cause weight gain?
Potentially Yes: Ability does not cause weight gain with the same frequency as some other meds. There are similar meds that may be less likely to contribute to weight gain, such as saphris or geodon. There are is also another class of meds, the anticonvulsants, which are used fir bipolar disorder and which may not cause a problem with weight. Not everyone will experience the same side effects with the same med. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Are there any tremor medications that don't cause hair loss when mixed with trazadone , lyrica and Lexapro?
The medication called Abilify - can it cause seizures and low white blood cell count - what happens when you wean off the medication?
Abilify side effects: It can cause seizures in less than 1% of people taking it. Lowered white blood cell count has also been reported but even more rarely. If you slowly taper it under the supervision of your md, there should be little problem. Of course recurrence of the symptoms for which you are taking it could occur. Also, since it affects serotonin symptoms of serotonin discontinuation could occur - even later. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Too many to name: Are you sure they are drug induced tremors and not just some associated with advanced age? If you would like to submit the names of the drugs, we could then look to see if any are prone to cause tremors. Also, a movement disorder specialized neurologist would be very helpful in this case. ...Read more
Up to you Doctor: It is unusual for those medications to cause thyroid problems. There is some thought that it may be a temporary problem eventually going back to normal. However, the option of treating the under active thyroid with thyroid hormone replacement may be a consideration for the physician if the seroquel and Abilify are the best options for the patient's underlying problem. ...Read more
Could tongue fasciculations,arm tremors,depression be a sign of Wilson's disease? Does long term use of psychiatric drugs cause Wilson's disease ?
Wilson's from Copper: Wilson's disease is a rare disease caused by accumulation of copper in the body. I'm not aware of any psychiatric drugs containing copper. Wilson's disease is usually genetic but skips generations since it is autosomal recessive. It causes a variety of symptoms, including tremors, cognitive problems (memory, personality changes) that can be confused with depression, liver probs, eye changes. TTYD. ...Read more
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