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Abilify vs Risperidone

Abilify
VS.
Risperidone
Other name: Aripiprazole (Aripiprazole)
Other name: Risperdal (Risperdal)
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Depression
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ADHD*
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Paranoia*
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Mania
Aggression*
Rage*
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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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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...
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Abi
Weight Gain
10
Tiredness
4
Insomnia
4
Sedation
2
Weight Loss
2
Withdrawal
2
Sleepy
1
Diabetes
1
Drowsy
1
Nausea
1
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Ris
Weight Gain
9
Tiredness
3
Insomnia
3
Sedation
3
Withdrawal
2
Delusions
2
Drowsy
2
Weight Loss
1
Sleepy
1
Diabetes
1
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About Abilify
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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About Risperidone
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...
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as it did the first. I now take Abilify and it is working...
" ...I have found that 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... "

I've been on abilify for 1 week and so far so good. The...
" ...switched 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... "

I actually feel like myself. Personally, it was a great...
" I switched from Risperidone to Abilify about two years ago, ...thing I have ever done. Risperidone made me tired, I gained 70 pounds, I was nauseous. None of that with Abilify, I actually feel like... "

from Risperidone to AbilifyHi everyone, My daughter is...
" Switching from Risperidone to Abilify Hi everyone, My daughter ...she has been on risperidone since July 2011, it's working great for her, she used to bite her tongue so bad she had ulcers in her... "

changed to Abilify and hated it even more. Now I...
" ...Risperidone. I changed to Abilify and hated it even more. Now ...a week but now I get up at a normal time despite its reputation for drowsiness. Risperidone helped with my positive symptoms... "

gain, etc. i switched to Abilify and liked that a lot better
" Risperidone gave me side effects that I hated. It ...issues, weight gain, etc. i switched to Abilify and liked that a... "

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" Paxil- made me hypomanic Abilify- made me gain weight and increased my blood sugar levels... "

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I have gained weight on Abilify, but many people...
" People have gained weight on Risperidone, but I, personally, have lost ...course, I was also taking Wellbutrin at the time. When ...gain is very individual. I have gained weight on Abilify, but many people... "

i change to abilify i tend to feel better without side...
" I took risperidone 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... "

because I have gained weight on Abilify. I know ADs...
" I can empathize because I have gained weight on Abilify. I know ADs are problematic ...for bipolar, but I lost weight on risperidone and Wellbutrin. I take a bunch of meds with Abilify, and the only... "

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