I am taking lamictal and abilify, as well as some others, and my abilify has given me a condition called oculo-gyration (my eyes roll into the back of my head). I take cogentin as an antidote when the condition happens, but my doctor says if i keep taking my abilify, this could be a permanent condition. I am scared about oculo-gyration and it is embarrasing when it happens, and i think i should quit my abilify. But this could mean more agonizing months to find another good medication.
I also think that the death of my ex boyfriend CJ (I am seventeen btw) has made my condition a lot worse. I have horrible anxiety when i see a ford taurus (the car that he crashed after our prom), or drive past the spot where he died. I am too afraid to drink alcohol anymore, and driving is very very scary now for me. Many things remind me of him.
Should i risk getting off my meds when i am this unstable?
"Stability is a place bipolar people only visit"
Bipolar II, rapid cycler, severe depression/hypomania, severe anxiety. Stabilized by medications.
Past: Depakote, Lexapro
Current: Lamictal, Abilify, Buspirome, Minocycline, cogentin, yasmin, omega 3, probiotics
Post Edited (allie1644) : 7/17/2007 3:26:17 PM (GMT-6)