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Zoloft 50mg and risperdal. 0.25mg I wana switch to Abilify (aripiprazole) 2mg haw can I eazy switch?

Internet Medicine. One does not get psychiatric medication advice on the internet. This question is a very good one but it is for your physician who is managing your medications and illnesses. Read more...

I'm on Zoloft 100mg doc change risperidone to Abilify (aripiprazole) 2mg 5 days ago but I dont feel fine haw meny days take to notice positive effects?

Dosage. do have the provider following the effects of change in medications. The new med may requier a higher dose to take effect. Or you may need something else - but it's too soon tobe sure of that. Check in with the provider. Read more...

I add to Zoloft Risperdal. 025 mental good but low libido I change To Abilify (aripiprazole) 1mg I have good libido do libido well stay or its only side effects?

Psych meds & libido. it sounds like you were taking Zoloft and Risperdal (0.25mg?) and experienced loss of libido. It sounds like your libido returned to normal when Risperdal was switched to abilify (aripiprazole). Based on your described experience, it sounds like the side effect is resolved. Most importantly, continue to talk with your doc abt any concerns or potential SEs you have, so you can work together to find the right tx. . Read more...

I'm on Zoloft and Abilify (aripiprazole) for anxiety but I still get anxious. My doctor doesn't want to change my meds. Is there something else I can suggest?

Depends on type of. Anxiety. If it is generalized anxiety, then Buspirone is an option. If it is panic, then a benzodiazepine may be indicated. Other options for anxiety include hydroxyzine. Gabapentin, or rarely lyrica (pregabalin). If those don't work , switching from Abilify to seroquel can be of benefit. Also switching from zoloft to pexeva( a brand of paroxetine that only rarely causes weight gain, or a trial on Lexapro or venlafaxine instead of zoloft.Best wishes for a happier holiday season. Read more...

Is it possible for Zoloft and Abilify (aripiprazole) to be used together for anxiety?

Possibly. However, I don't usually use an atypical antipsychotic to treat anxiety. Per Drugs. Com drug interaction checker, Sertraline may ^ Aripiprazole levels & ^ risk for " drowsiness, seizure, Parkinson-like symptoms, abnormal muscle movements, & low blood pressure. " Despite this, zoloft and Abilify are often used safely together. Read more...

Is Abilify (aripiprazole) 2mg helpful when taking Zoloft 25 mg for anxiety? Any bad side effects?

Discuss with Rx Doc. Some patients may be rx'd Abilify (aripiprazole) while taking another med like zoloft, depending on their diagnosis and symptoms. All meds have possible side effects, but they are usually well tolerated and go away in most people after a few days if you get any of them at all. That being said, you need to discuss any concerns with your treating dr. Good luck! Read more...

My son takes Zoloft and Abilify (aripiprazole) for anxiety and aggression. I read about fish oil being part of the regime. Is there any real benefit?

. Fish oil has been shown to be beneficial to the heart in multiple studies. There are studies trying to see if it is beneficial for anxiety and depression, but as of now no proof detected. You could still try, if has other health benefits anyway. Read more...
Fish oil. Refer to this wiki for lots of information on fish oil: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/fish_oil. Read more...
MAYBE. Things work differently in different people. There are reports of fish oil (omega 3 fatty acids) having a useful effect, it may be helpful, but don't change the regular meds if they're helping. If you have doubts, as the dr to see if doseage needs changing. Read more...

Can risperdal augment the affect as Abilify (aripiprazole) and what help mor for anxiety? ?

It can help for mood. Risperdal can help for stabilization of manic or mixed episodes like abilify; however, it doesn't help that much for anxiety. You would need tx w/ something more in the realm of ssris, snris, Buspar (buspirone) for generalized anxiety d/o and occas bzds for severe anxiety in the form of panic attacks. Read more...