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Latuda vs. Risperdal for Depression

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Latuda

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/ 9,181 posts
Other Names: lurasidone

Risperdal

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/ 54,167 posts
Other Names: Risperidone   Risperdal Consta
Rating: 4 out of 5
Based on 9,181 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 54,167 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Lurasidone (trade name Latuda) is an atypical antipsychotic developed by Dainippon Sumitomo Pharma. It was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for treatment of schizophrenia on October 29, 2010 and is currently pending approval ... 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 MommaandBabyT
July 13, 2014
MommaandBabyT wrote
Latuda and Pregnancy
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By Arw
June 12, 2014
Arw wrote
Breathing
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By supermomsue
June 7, 2014
supermomsue wrote
Latuda is the best thing to take while pregnant!!!!!
No, Latuda is NOT recommended for pregnant women. It has not been determined yet whether or not it can affect a developing fetus.
Sharon  |  November 11, 2014
Hi, I'm so excited for you and your family!! I am also on Latuda and have had a great pregnancy so far, it sounds like your pregnancy was great too and I have another question for you, I noticed on my prescription bottle yesterday that it said Latuda could cause the baby severe withdrawals, did you have an issue with this? I would love to hear from you, Thank you in advance!
MommaandBabyT  |  July 13, 2014
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By AUBREE
May 20, 2014
AUBREE wrote
meds
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By mk
April 16, 2014
mk wrote
provigil vs. adderall for ADD and bipolar
Provigil is long term sustaining so is Nuvigil. Nuvigil is designed with the purpose to increase short term, long term memory and increase awareness and increase concentration.
kmphillipscats3  |  May 22, 2014
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By Mom
October 22, 2013
Mom wrote
Resperdal
i saw one too i am on risperidal and benzotropin been on it like for 2 years or more, he was black and dark and he was standing in the cornor of the toilet when i was alone, and when i saw him i was scared as fuck and he literally talks to me too..if u wanna discuss about this email me xxx@xx.com
jungmin  |  December 4, 2014
My 15 year son has seen this same thing.. Dark figures with no eyes. He has been of it for 5 days now. all of this is so scary for him. He thinks he is crazy.
Brenda  |  May 28, 2014
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By Mockingbird813
September 2, 2013
Mockingbird813 wrote
Risperdal flat affect
I would try to find a good acupuncturist and tell your story to them. You might be surprised by the pressure points that can help with emotions, meaning too much manic, or not enough. It would be worth it to find a good acupuncturist , many ailments are treatable, with swift results.
Mary McCrae  |  August 3, 2014
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By drumrman
August 26, 2013
drumrman wrote
Latuda
Did you take seroquel
Jennifer  |  March 7, 2014
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What patients are saying about Latuda vs. Risperdal

568 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
well for me. Risperdol made me I'll (fever, rigidity, anger...
...would work well for me. Risperdol made me I'll (fever, rigidity, anger issue) and ...weight gain or food cravings. Respirdal was a miracle at first. Should I switch to latuda? They hit similar r...
and it improves my mood. I get no side effects from...
Latuda has helped me immensely. It minimizes the ...need to supplement it with Risperdal) and it improves my mood. I get no side effects from it even at...
of unpleasant physical side effects. Risperdal was amazing...
Latuda did nothing for me mentally. All it did was give me a bunch of unpleasant physical side effects. Risperdal was amazing while I was on...
Risperdal, but it made me groggy, depressed, and listless....
...me. I was on Risperdal, but it made me groggy, depressed, and listless. Feeling much better since starting Latuda. Also am wondering if others have been prescribed Latuda to control suicidal though...
for me than Risperdal did. It works about as well as...
...find Latuda to have better symptom coverage for me than Risperdal did. It works about as well ...get to sleep. Zyprexa was a much better sleep inducer for...
Risperdal, but it made me groggy, depressed, and listless....
Latuda For Suicidal Thoughts? Wondering what others have ...for me. I was on Risperdal, but it made me groggy, depressed, and listless. Feeling much better since starting Latuda. I also am...
Risperdal, but it made me groggy, depressed, and listless....
...me. I was on Risperdal, but it made me groggy, depressed, and listless. Feeling much better since starting Latuda. Also am wondering if others have been prescribed Latuda to control suicidal...
it hurt my metabolism, because I had a voracious appetite...
...bring up, I'm on Latuda and I still feel my emotions. On Risperdal I couldn't lose weight, I think it hurt my metabolism, because I had a voracious appetite at first ...time. I love Latuda. It h...
I switched to Latuda and it is much better. Wellbutrin...
...risperdal. I switched to Latuda and it is much better....
have switched to latuda and those are both better on it, as...
...or psychotic. Risperdal was sedating for me, though, especially during the mornings, so I noticed I was often very groggy during the ...switched to latuda and those are both better on it,...
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