Your situation is unfortunate, but your ending comments make me very angry. I do feel somewhat better, but I know I have a long way to go. My taper schedule is every 4 weeks of 2. I was diagnosed ADHD around the standard age of 7 and settled on focalin xr, I took those two meds throughout middle school until around 9th grade where my good friend suggested I stop.
I just stopped it, have before 4 months. Use the Abilify liquid suspension Titrating using a liquid is very good for very small measured decreases in dosage, allowing more precise measurements. Governments collaborate with pharmaceuticals and doctors to continue extremely negligent and dishonest treatment regimens.
It is beyond criminal, but who is ever held accountable for the ensuing damage? I was on it for 4 years. I am still experiencing 12 of the withdrawal symptoms.
Go To Topic Listing Tapering. How dare you do that to the not completely developed brain of your child. I had tried stopping abilify once before, going off 5mg cold turkey and experienced a number of symptoms, primarily difficulty concentrating and significant anxiety. After reading some of these other posts by commenters, I see that there are much more worse cases than mine, which makes me question whether or not this drug should even be on the market or not.
Another update on Abilify. View top members Find a member. Luckily we found a psychiatrist who, though he knew little about slow tapering, was willing to listen to her needs and my instructions. With long qts you can only take a few antipsychotics.
That is not true!
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Any other person like me out there?? He is still tired but now more bored and lethargic. So we are left with people trying to do the hard work by themselves or with the help of a few close people, shuttered behind doors, in agony that society is ignorant of, or willfully dismisses.
He was taking it for borderline personality disorder. Another couple of weeks?