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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Abilify oral.

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Condition: Additional Medications to Treat Depression
4/8/2014 10:27:03 AM

Reviewer: Jewel

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
This med works at low does only. I first felt tired, heavy lead like legs and suicidal thoughts. I was told to switch to night dosing and after one week I felt better. Then dr told me to increase my dose so I am going thru bad side effects again, same ones. I think I will stick to the lower dose.2.5mg

Condition: Additional Medications to Treat Depression
3/28/2014 6:02:09 PM

Reviewer: BlueNoMore, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have struggled with Major Depressive Disorder for over 22 years. I have used several anti-depressants, including Prozac, Paxil, Zoloft, and currently Effexor, all of which gave me some relief but by no means left me feeling balanced. I started Abilify 5 weeks ago as a supplement to Effexor. Within one week I began to see improvement. Within 2-3 there was a remarkable difference. Now, I ca ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Additional Medications to Treat Depression
3/27/2014 2:46:25 PM

Reviewer: george, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:

Condition: Additional Medications to Treat Depression
3/17/2014 7:36:35 AM

Reviewer: lambgirl, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Taking abilify with Effexor 225mg and Lithium 600mg and I didn't know it was possible to feel this way. After 40 years of living in a depressed state (unless manic) I finally feel somewhat 'normal'. Yes, I have side effects, slight hand tremors, dizziness, and throat irritation, but for me it is all still worth it!!!!!!!

Condition: Additional Medications to Treat Depression
3/13/2014 7:17:59 AM

Reviewer: babs , 55-64 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I am on this for depression and so far I can't settle down, makes me hyper. I also have bad led spasms in the night or morning ! been two weeks on this new drug and don't like it.

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