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Abilify

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Risperidone

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Other Names: Risperdal   Risperdal Consta
Rating: 4 out of 5
Based on 90,801 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 19,319 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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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) ... Read more on Wikipedia
Risperidone (pronounced ) is a second generation or atypical antipsychotic, sold under the trade name (Risperdal). It is used to treat schizophrenia (including adolescent schizophrenia), schizoaffective disorder, the mixed and manic states associat... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Annie J
August 17, 2014
Annie J wrote
Abilify
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By Saralina
January 2, 2014
Saralina wrote
Risperidone for Schizophrenia
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By messed up
November 15, 2013
messed up wrote
ambilfy or tegertol
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By jen
October 30, 2013
jen wrote
shortness of breath and abilify.
so i just started taking abilify and have shortness of breath never had it before it is the meds then?
jonny  |  March 16, 2014
It is the AF that is causing your shortness of breath, not the warfarin.
January 12, 2014
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By AT
October 13, 2013
AT wrote
Saphris for Bipolar I
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September 5, 2013
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Ablify and other Behavioral Drugs.
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What patients are saying about Abilify vs. Risperidone

1,406 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
as it did the first. I now take Abilify and it is working...
...risperidone did not work for me the second time around as it did the first. I now take Abilify and it is working well. Ironically, I didn't gain weight on risperidone, but I...
I've been on abilify for 1 week and so far so good. The...
...to abilify from risperidone aswell. On risperidone I was suffering from akathesia and cognitive impairment including memory loss. I've been on abilify for 1 week and so far so good. The memory is...
I actually feel like myself. Personally, it was a great...
...to Abilify ...ever done. Risperidone made me tired, I gained 70 pounds, I was nauseous. None of that with Abilify, I actually feel like myself. Personally, it was a great decision....
from Risperidone to Abilify Hi everyone, My daughter...
...Abilify ...on risperidone since July 2011, it's working great for her, she used to bite her tongue so bad she had ulcers in her mouth that never healed. But risperidene made her gain weight (ab...
I changed to Abilify and hated it even more. Now...
...I changed to Abilify and hated it even more. ...a week but now I get up at a normal time despite its reputation for drowsiness. Risperidone helped with my positive symptoms ...but I found Ris...
gain, etc. i switched to Abilify and liked that a lot better
Risperidone gave me side effects that I hated. It ...weight gain, etc. i switched to Abilify and liked that a...
me hypomanic Abilify- made me gain weight and increased my...
...Abilify- made me gain weight and increased my blood sugar levels Risperidone- weight gain,...
i change to abilify i tend to feel better without side...
...for almost a year, i have bad side effect from it yes it does gain lots of weight, i gain 20kg from it, but after i change to abilify i tend to feel better without side effect. i...
Abilify 10mg and Came off cold from Risperidone 1.5mg...
...just started Abilify 10mg and Came off cold from Risperidone 1.5mg cold turkey. I had to because there is a problem with Risperidone increasing the seretonin ...stopping the Risperidone my breas...
switched me from risperidone to abilify for my sleeping...
...psychiatrist has just switched me from risperidone to abilify for my sleeping ...question is could abilify help me with sleep? She ...and ive already gained weight from risperidone. i dont...
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