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Adverse sedation : Sulpiride is an atypical antipsychotic used mainly in europe and japan for treatment of psychosis associated with schizophrenia. It is not approved for use in the us, canada or the uk. Diazepam is an antianxiety agent approved worldwide. The two drugs, where approved, should only be used together with great caution and monitering as there is a real potential for adverse sedation when combined. ...Read more
I am about to change to Abilify (aripiprazole) (aripiprizole) from sulpiride for my bpd and i want to know has any one else been on it, if so did it help you?
Why...: ...are you changing? By BPD do you mean bipolar disorder or borderline personality disorder? Both medications are atypical antipsychotics used for psychosis and mood stabilization, and aripiprazole is also used to augment depression medications. Sulpiride is not approved for use in the United States. Like any other medication, some patients benefit from aripiprazole and some have side effects. ...Read more
What's the efficacy of sulpiride - dogmatil- in treatment of interupted sleep and daytime drowsiness ? Does it cause impotence . Iam 21 y ?
I am suffering from trichotillomania and I have been treated with lustral, faverin and dogmatil for two years with no results till now. What can I do?
Add CBT: Anxiety related behaviors improve with cognitive-behavioral therapy and complement medication approaches. Analyzing triggers (antecedents) to pulling hair and thoughts before and durring pulling will be very informative in selecting competing alternative behaviors. Look for a licensed psychologist or master's level therapist who specialized in behavioral and cognitive-behavioral therapy- it helps! ...Read more
Have gad. Taken dogmatil 50mg for 9 years for ibs. Now, reduce to 25mg once a week. Feel anxious when i try to stop. Any advice on how to wean off?
Looks like you are: Using several professionals to help support your healing process. Above all, follow docs orders in doing anything w/medications. I don't see a mind body technique listed. You might consider herbert benson's "relaxation response" book and technique as well. Peace and good health. ...Read more
On dogmatil 50mg 7 years.Taper to 25mg. Stop 4 weeks ago. Now, tight clasping feeling on top of head, sensitive scalp. Anxiety or withdrawal symptom?
Took dogmatil for 7 years. Can withdrawal cause anxiety, tactile pain to back of head in a straight line upward, tension at top of head and dizziness?
Dogmatil: Dogmatil is an antipsychotic. A gradual taper of any medication you've been on for 7 years is probably better than suddenly stopping. Sudden changes with Dopamine could cause neurological symptoms. I'd also wonder what condition you had/have that resulted in receiving this prescription? Please discuss with your own physician -- decision to taper should be a joint process. ...Read more