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Old 05-18-2018, 01:48 AM   #1
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Old 05-18-2018, 06:54 AM   #2
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I didn't like it. It made me drowsy and didn't help with psychosis or mania. And it ultimately stopped working for my depression. Some people really like it, though. At least it's better than Seroquel for me.
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Old 05-18-2018, 07:14 AM   #3
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Gave me extreme anxiety and also made me drowsy which caused me to lose my summer job bc I was falling asleep in class. But like bluebicycle said, many people have found it to be a lifesaver.
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Old 05-18-2018, 09:09 AM   #4
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Latuda helped to bring me out of a 5 year depression accompanied by severe anxiety. 3 weeks into the Latuda I felt relief. I was on it for a year, then developed a hand and mouth tremor that was pretty bad, so my pdoc took me off the Latuda.
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Old 05-18-2018, 10:30 AM   #5
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Makes me drowsy for 2 days when the dose is increased. Then I go back to baseline. I sleep great on it and it helped my depression better than lamictal.
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Old 05-18-2018, 12:25 PM   #6
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Upset my stomach. Like I got sick upset stomach. It was giving it to me by my old doctor because it was supposed to help with my mania (I've never heard that it does, but he's the doc right?) but it did nothing, zero, zilch, nada for my mania.
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Old 05-18-2018, 12:28 PM   #7
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I hated it. It didn't help with my psychosis, mania, or depression and it gave me akathisia
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Old 05-18-2018, 12:39 PM   #8
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I was on it almost 2 years, kept upping dose and Depression was still horrible. I hope it works out for you!!
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Old 05-18-2018, 03:25 PM   #9
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I like it. It's been very helpful for my depression. I take it at night, and it seems to help me somewhat with sleep.
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I've been on it for almost two years. It has really helped me stay stable.

I do have akathisia on it as well as tardive dyskinesia but I'm on the lowest dose and take Artane and Vitamin E to reduce those effects. I take it in the morning because it doesn't make me drowsy. I've been on Lamictal with Zyoprexa and Depakote with Geodon, and this has been the best experience yet.

People's experiences vary though.
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