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Depression is a state of low mood and aversion to activity that can affect a person's thoughts, behavior, feelings and physical well-b...
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Common Depression treatments discussed around the web
Prozac 73,333 Zoloft 73,010 Wellbutrin 63,171
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Abilify
VS.
Lithium
Other name: Aripiprazole (Aripiprazole)
Other name: Lithium Citrate (Lithium Citrate)
8 / 10
Satisfaction
6 / 10
Satisfaction
99,344
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207,343
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Depression
Bipolar Disorder
Anxiety
Psychotic
Restless
Mania
Schizophrenia
Paranoia*
OCD*
Hallucinations
Mood Swings
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Taken for:
by discussions around the web
Bipolar Disorder
Depression
Method of use:
Injection, Pill
Method of use:
Injection, Pill
Prescribing mode:
Rx
Aripiprazole ( brand names: Abilify, Aripiprex) is an atypical antipsychotic and antidepressant used in the treatment of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and clinical depression. It was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ...
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Top Concerns
Abi
Weight Gain
10
Tiredness
4
Insomnia
4
Sedation
2
Weight Loss
2
Withdrawal
2
Diabetes
1
Sleepy
1
Drowsy
1
Nausea
1
Top Concerns
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Weight Gain
4
Psychotic
2
Tiredness
2
Shaking
2
Insomnia
1
Mood Swings
1
Withdrawal
1
Restless
1
Weight Loss
1
Irritability
1
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Lithium
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Weight Gain
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10
4
Tiredness
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4
2
Insomnia
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4
1
Sedation
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Lit
2
0
Weight Loss
Abi
Lit
2
1
Withdrawal
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2
1
Diabetes
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1
0
Sleepy
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1
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Drowsy
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1
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Nausea
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1
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Weight Gain
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Abi
4
10
Psychotic
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Abi
2
0
Tiredness
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Abi
2
4
Shaking
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Abi
2
0
Insomnia
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Abi
1
4
Mood Swings
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Abi
1
0
Withdrawal
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Abi
1
2
Restless
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Abi
1
0
Weight Loss
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Abi
1
2
Irritability
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Abi
1
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Aripiprazole ( brand names: Abilify, Aripiprex) is an atypical antipsychotic and antidepressant used in the treatment of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and clinical depression. It was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ...
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" ...lithium and, but switched to abilify and am losing it now. I don't think the abilify is... "

" ...have physical damage (from Lithium, even though I was only on it for 3 mos., I have kidney damage; got ...From Abilify I have metabolic syndrome (high blood pressure, high cholesterol, high... "

" Akathisia. I used to get it with Abilify but it gradually went away. My lithium tremors got better with time although there's ...lot flatter with my Abilify/lithium/lamictal but it's gradually come... "

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" I now have a decrease in appetite since starting Lithium but that damn Abilify I gained 30 lbs in only 3 weeks due to the increase of appetite it causes. I have said it many times before but... "

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" ...afraid of the weight gain I have heard about when on Lithium.I take Abilify 30mgs.daily ...well for me.The Abilify has made such a difference in my life & other ...I went on Abilify I didn't... "

" ...have been able to come off 900 mgs of Lithium. I gained more weight with Abilify than I did with Lithium though. I have lost over 40 pounds the past couple of ...if it was the Lithium or the VNS... "

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" ...Gained 100 Lbs On Abilify And Lithium\ For ...on Abilify and Lithium. It worked wonders for my ...skinny 190lb to 300lb. Has anyone here experienced such gains on Abilify? I recently switched... "

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" I Gained 100 Lbs On Abilify And Lithium ...been on Abilify and Lithium. It worked wonders for my mood, ...skinny 190lb to 300lb. Has anyone here experienced such gains on Abilify? I recently swi... "

" ...and gained weight. I also take Abilify and have lost weight. I don't like Lithium because it made me... "

" ...lithium works well and i only had side effects on 1200mg which ...to 900mg i have been fine lamictal at 150mg works well with no side effects abilify at 15mg works well with no... "

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