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Re: Abilify vs Seroquel tensor

Posted by Alexei on April 25, 2012, at 7:42:37

In reply to Re: Abilify vs Seroquel Alexei, posted by tensor on April 25, 2012, at 7:31:56

> No I don't have any daytime sedation with Seroquel, it's the metabolic side effects along with anticholinergic properties and alpha 1 adrenergic antagonism that I don't like. These and Abilify being possibly more effective are the main reasons for a switch. I agree that Seroquel is better for anxiety, that is important. I've been thinking about my insomnia and I now believe that Lamictal is the reason, not Seroquel.
> I can't recall that I had any problems with insomnia when I took Seroquel in doses up to 600 or 800mg several months ago. Nothing really happened with nortrip, it simply didn't work, was at 150mg for several weeks.
>
> /t

Thanks for your reply. I'm at 100mg lamictal, also, but I've acclimated to it well. I just began abilify 2.5mg, but am leery that my anxiety will worsen w/o seroquel.

Abilify can cause metabolic and blood sugar issues as well.

Does Remeron help you? Any trouble with weight gain, increased hunger?


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