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Latuda vs. Risperidone for Depression

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Latuda

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/ 6,275 posts
Other Names: lurasidone

Risperidone

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/ 18,667 posts
Other Names: Risperdal   Risperdal Consta
Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 6,275 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 18,667 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 Saralina
January 2, 2014
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Risperidone for Schizophrenia
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What patients are saying about Latuda vs. Risperidone

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risperdone for a few days before he was changed to Latuda...
...transitioned from Risperdone to Latuda (done)? My husband is. He only took risperdone for a few days before he was changed to Latuda. I'm a...
Before the latuda i have taken risperidone prescribed...
...about two weeks. Before the latuda i have taken risperidone prescribed by several different doctors and fanapt from samples given out at a clinic i was going to. I'm on about 40 a day, so ...lat...
it. But I was still sluggish. I've since switched to latuda...
...a year ago. We had a love hate relationship. When I first started it on it I was relieved at how well it treated my symptoms but I had zero energy and had gain a good amount of weight. Killed my se...
of risperidone, so they switched me to latuda with lexapro...
my dad is on zyprexa i think they upped ...same way when i was on 8mg of risperidone, so they switched me to latuda with lexapro and they have helped i cleaned most of...
appointment that i needed a med change since the risperidone...
...sleep all the time. i haven't noticed my mental state being worse. i do know that after months of being stable i had to go a few months without meds while wating for a pdoc appointment that i neede...
hospitilization they put me on resperidone 2mg, then after...
...break and hospitilization they put me on resperidone 2mg, then after awhile they ...switched me to 8mg of resperidone and i have almost relapsed ...by my new pdoc put me on latuda...
with latuda for awhile because I was losing weight.  Now I...
...out.  I switched back to risperidone, I tried ...happy with latuda for awhile because I was losing weight.  Now I quit latuda because of dread side effect.  Now I'll be gaining the weight right ...
on risperidone for awhile several times, it always seems...
i was on risperidone for awhile several times, ...i was first hospitalized they put me on risperidone about 2 mg well ...risperidone. Currently i'm on latuda and it's working better then the ris...
when i was on risperidone all i did was sleep especially...
...when i was on risperidone all i did was ...a day, i still felt like a zombie but my symptoms came ...then this new doctor put me on latuda and it has helped. I'm not saying latuda will help y...
to tell if its working or not but so far no side effects...
...probably approve it since i meet the criteria of having tried to other anti psychotics and both were unsuccessful one of the having to be resperidone. I tried Latuda last night i think it's too ear...
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