Am I manic again? Can antipsychotics induce mania?

I feel great for a change! I started invega sustenna three weeks ago. I’m alert, energetic, well rested for the most part (well except tonight I can’t sleep…again), I’m not having any symptoms associated with schizophrenia. Not sure about bipolar disorder though! I mowed my grass, cleaned my house, execised for the first time since May, finished my 800 page book I was reading, wrote about 50 pages in my journal. Maybe it’s because I’ve had lots of caffeine this week too? I feel like screaming at the top of my lungs but I probably shouldn’t, it is 3:30 am. Don’t want the neighbors calling the cops…

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I felt the same with 3 weeks of abilify. I didn’t sleep,at all, 2 nights. But, miracously, i didn’t went psychotic. After a while i slept 5 hours, 7 hours, 8 hours…but i usually used to sleep 10 hours. It concerns me a little.

I was taking invega before.

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Latuda made me very active and I wrote tons of stuff that offended people, talked a heck of a lot, became an extrovert after years of being an introvert, had my sexual function become fully charged for the first and only time in my life, caused me to lose weight, kept me awake and made me happy all the time, and oh by the way my voices left for a while. Later it quick working and I had 4 Psych Ward visits in a half year’s time. Now I’m my normal boring loner self. Did they give me placebos because society was a little scared of me perhaps? I’ll never know but I’m not going back on that drug.