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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 87,783 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 18,722 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 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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By BarbieMohnroe
September 5, 2013
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Ablify and other Behavioral Drugs.
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What patients are saying about Abilify vs. Risperidone

1,355 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
I had trouble sleeping on the Abilify at first so they...
...had my medication changed from Risperidone to Abilify as well. I had trouble sleeping on the Abilify at first so ...at night. Abilify works well for...
and Risperdone but changing from Risperdone to Abilify...
...up in hosiptal. I am on Citalopram and Risperdone but changing from Risperdone to Abilify
dose of risperidone to the Abilify, so you needn't change...
...or a baby dose of risperidone to the Abilify, so you needn't change the ...you can still switch to the risperidone. Edited by: Olo...
to switch to abilify from risperidone. You find out within...
...to abilify from risperidone. You find out within 2-3 weeks if its is going to work for you or not. Insomnia,agitation and hallucinations...
change to risperidone from abilify,dry mouth and starnge...
...getting the boards up and running. i started my new job and had a med change to risperidone from abilify,dry mouth and starnge dreams so far but im still working as a support worker for people wi...
was bad,swapped from abilify to risperidone,didnt get on...
...idea, well im functioning well,had an episode during christmas which was bad,swapped from abilify to risperidone,didnt get on well with that so swapped back to abilify and seem to be doing...
about switching from Risperidone to Abilify because Ive...
...its less likely to cause sexual dysfunction. However Im afraid of gaining weight and maybe other side effects. Can you share your experiences with abilify? Can you say how much you are taking and...
removed abilify and changed to resperidone 1mg. I thought...
...was on guanfacine and abilify for 2 months and ...doesn't 'fix' the aggression issue. He was hospitalized 5/28 for 3 weeks and the pdoc there removed abilify and changed to resperidone 1mg. I th...
are trying abilify coming from risperidone. But hey, I'm...
...mention. I'm surprised, with the weight you give irritability, that you are trying abilify coming from risperidone. But hey, I'm always full of suprises. Constantly talking out my ass,...
and changed it to risperidone cos they feel abilify was not...
...knows about it and changed it to risperidone cos they feel abilify was not doing what ...aggression has been there before abilify was tried so I don't think risperidone is the cause. now he cal...
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