Psycho-Babble Medication | about biological treatments | Framed
This thread | Show all | Post follow-up | Start new thread | List of forums | Search | FAQ

Re: My Horrible Experience on Abilify Ron Hill

Posted by AnneL on September 12, 2007, at 13:41:40

In reply to Re: My Horrible Experience on Abilify AnneL, posted by Ron Hill on September 10, 2007, at 7:21:18

Ron,
Thank you, Thank you for your most informative and very compassionate post.

I have been on Effexor for 7 years and my current pdoc did not prescribe it for me. Perhaps this is why I have cycled in and out for all of these years. My second pdoc added on Lamictal but this caused anger. Now, I don't know if I was really angry at work at the time (could be), but I did not seem to have a working "censor" button so it was hypothesized that the lamictal and the clonipin could have created a situation where I was "disinhibited". The lamital was stopped and I went on my merry way on Effexor.

New pdoc and she listens to my symptoms of BPII and puts me on Abilfy low dose 5 mg. then 10 mg. daily and honestly I did not notice one bit of difference and continued to cycle. I had lowered my Effexor from 225 to 37.5 mg. daily and I was hitting a very depressive state and she said to up the Abilify to 15 mg. - one dose of 15 mg. and I thought I was going to end up in the ER with major, intense anxiety.

Right now, I self-medicating at Effexor 75 mg. and this seems to have killed the major depressive feelings, but I know I am just waiting to cycle again. It's not a matter of will it, but when will it.

I see my pdoc on Friday and will be discussing all the AED's with her. I am a little gun shy due to the Abilify - I could kick her in the shin for that one. Thank you again for all of your help and I will read Dr. Phelp's information.
:) AnneL


Share
Tweet  

Thread

 

Post a new follow-up

Your message only Include above post


Notify the administrators

They will then review this post with the posting guidelines in mind.

To contact them about something other than this post, please use this form instead.

 

Start a new thread

 
Google
dr-bob.org www
Search options and examples
[amazon] for
in

This thread | Show all | Post follow-up | Start new thread | FAQ
Psycho-Babble Medication | Framed

poster:AnneL thread:780264
URL: http://www.dr-bob.org/babble/20070911/msgs/782462.html