Abilify- This is a new drug and I was wondering how it is?

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JOVIGIRL71
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Date Joined Sep 2003
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   Posted 7/26/2006 9:10 PM (GMT -7)   
Hi Everyone,
I am from the UC forum, but had a question about this new drug called
Abilify? My sister was put on it today for her Bipolar. Can anyone tell
me if they have had any side effects from it? Or feel good on this new
drug.
She'd really appriciate the feedback.
 
Thanks so much :-)
~~Donna~~
UC Since 1987
Take pred. colozal, rowasa, and lexapro for sanity :-)
 
Live day by day the best you can!!


Ellie 1
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   Posted 7/26/2006 10:07 PM (GMT -7)   
Hi Sunshine
I was on it for a few months, I did very well at first and then began to have some side effects. Nothing terrible, just very restless and I developed panic attacks. I'm prone to those anyway so that may have just been a coincidence.
Other than the side effects, I was very pleased with this medication. If they could give me something to counteract the restlessness, I'd be willing to give it another go.
It did make me very sleepy for the first few days I was on it, but that passed quickly.
I think its a good drug all in all, and have heard alot of people that were very pleased with the results.
Hope that helps
Take Care
Ellie
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JOVIGIRL71
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Date Joined Sep 2003
Total Posts : 643
   Posted 7/27/2006 8:11 AM (GMT -7)   
Hi Ellie,
Thanks so much for email. I told my sister and she is more at ease with it.
I told her to read up on it also. But to hear it from someone who's been on it
helps a lot.
:-)
take care
~~Donna~~
UC Since 1987
Take pred. colozal, rowasa, and lexapro for sanity :-)
 
Live day by day the best you can!!

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