Mental Slowness Anyone?

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Ellie 1
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   Posted 10/8/2007 8:05 PM (GMT -6)   
I'm taking abilify, wellbutrin and ativan and I've noticed that I suddenly seem very slow and stupid.  Things I whizzed through before are taking enormous amounts of time.  I really don't think it's the Ativan, I've been on benzos for a long time and haven't noticed this effect, maybe the Abilify?  Is anyone else on Abilify having this problem?
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olivia of course
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   Posted 10/9/2007 9:04 AM (GMT -6)   

I know it is earlly to say, but I definetly feel slowed down on 20mg of Abilify. I have been on it about 3 weeks, and the symptoms were much better when I was on 10mg. I feel tired/weak and my thoughts are fuzzy. I just talked to my pdoc's nurse this morning, and I am gonna go back down to 10mg a day.
I am not sure if this helps, but I would definetly talk to your pdoc when you get a chance. Best Wishes!

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Post Edited (olivia of course) : 10/9/2007 9:34:11 AM (GMT-6)

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