Abilify makes me sick

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AnnaDee2
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   Posted 7/1/2006 5:09 PM (GMT -7)   
I am on Lamictal and Abilify..both make me sick. the doc knows but she wants me to stick to it. I am sick all day and all night. Dizzy sleepy and headaches. Anyone else been here done this.
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Ellie 1
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   Posted 7/1/2006 10:00 PM (GMT -7)   
I was on abilify for several months. I never felt dizzy or sick. Just slept for the better part of three days when I first started. I also had anxiety issues after I had achieved a therapeudic dose. Not the typical reaction though.
How long have you been on the meds. It may just be a passing thing. Many side effects diminish or disappear altogether after you've been on the med for awhile.
Welcome to Healingwell AnnaDee
Hope you're feeling better soon.
Ellie
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x2xtremex4
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   Posted 7/4/2006 9:16 PM (GMT -7)   
I started taking abilify last friday (6/30). I felt like total ***. I had hot and cold sweats, bad bad stomach ache, very sleepy, almost flu-like symptoms. So then I stopped taking it Sunday (7/2). I still felt sick, so then I decided maybe it was that I really was getting sick.

My doc said that if I was really tired from it, I should take it at night...so I just took it, and I'm about to go to bed. Hopefully, I won't be so tired tomorrow. I'm prescribed 5 mg abilify and 200 mg wellbutren. I love the wellbutren, hopefully the abilify will be just as great.

What are some of the symptoms you guy/gals seem to be experiencing? At the start, at the end and throughout?

Thanks,
Sara

AnnaDee2
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   Posted 7/7/2006 11:04 AM (GMT -7)   
dizziness, sleeping most of the time..feeling sick..like morning sickness.
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