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Re: risperidone ChrisK

Posted by r.anne on January 11, 2001, at 18:40:11

In reply to Re: risperidone, posted by ChrisK on January 11, 2001, at 7:33:30

> I took Risperdal for about a week. It made me very groggy and almost without emotion. I felt like a Zombie. If you try it you will probably know within a week whether it is really for you.
> Personally I reacted much better to Zyprexa. It is sedating to begin with but my body adjusted to it after about two weeks
> > What have been your experiences with resperdol? I read that it is not sedating like the others.
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I really liked risperdal but it gave me some hormonal problems with oxytocin or prolactin. It was too sedating for me at 1 mg. so I would take .75. I think I actually had a euphoric feeling from risperdal! I took it for about 2.5 years. It took me longer than a week to get used to. I switched to seroquel about two mos. ago and don't like it as much and found it too sedating at 50mg. so I take 25 mg. Still, it's better than nothing. It'll do. My psychia. won't prescribe zyprexa for me because I'm already 50# overweight and he said everyone gains a lot of weight from it. Do you find that to be true for you?




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