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Re: dopamine receptor sensitivity, TD, poop out?

Posted by lostforwards on October 22, 2004, at 16:41:02

In reply to Re: dopamine receptor sensitivity, TD, poop out? lostforwards, posted by jboud24 on October 20, 2004, at 12:34:14

> I suppose that is a possibility. I'm curious about risperdal and its potential as a dopamine pre-synaptic antagonist; in other words, its ability to release dopamine. I believe it may be the only atypical, maybe besides geodon?, to have this high pre-synaptic affinity.
> Did risperdal have any stimulation-like activity at the 1 or 3mg doses? If it does possess this quality, it would explain the anhedonia and lack of motivation seen after discontinuation.
> Also, you said risperdal caused some hallucinations. What dose did it give you hallucinations at, and is that why you are quitting?
> Thanks,
> Justin

ideally I'd like to get back on just lithium OR a low dose of Risperidal for the long term. I just hope I haven't got any long term changes after taking 3mg in the hospital as 0.5mg used to work pretty well when I was out.




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