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aripiprizol (sp?) Any experiences?

(10 Posts)
KayHarker Fri 25-Oct-13 11:57:50

Has anyone struggled with getting to sleep?

DumDum32 Sun 20-Oct-13 15:46:08

I've just started taking it. changed from quetiapine to this as with quetiapine I put on masses of weight. I've been told to take it at night (5mg tablets) for 2 weeks then increase to 10mg.

hope it works for u & shakes go away.

Megbeth Thu 17-Oct-13 16:02:27

It made me feel very agitated.

fedupandtired Thu 17-Oct-13 14:55:38

I took it for a short while but didn't get on with it, nor did it particularly help. I couldn't concentrate on anything and kept I couldn't sit still either.

Crawling Thu 17-Oct-13 14:31:40

Yeah mine turned into akathesia which is not pleasant but a few months on and it's working brilliantly for me with no side effects. Hope it's the same for you.

KayHarker Thu 17-Oct-13 14:23:13

Thank you smile

Crawling Thu 17-Oct-13 14:19:05

It will pass I'd watch the shakes in case it gets worse I had to have a extra medication to deal with them.

KayHarker Thu 17-Oct-13 13:42:03

I'm taking 10mg and feel a bit dizzy, faint and shaky. I only started this morning - I'm kind of hoping it will pass.

Crawling Thu 17-Oct-13 13:07:41

I take it how are you feeling weird? Do you have any questions you'd like to ask me I take 30mg how much are you on?

KayHarker Thu 17-Oct-13 13:05:16

I've just started this and am feeling a bit weird. Does anyone else take it?

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