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Folks who take abilify here

He’s starting me at 10mg but I think I’ll end up higher dose later. Good to hear positive.

It can cause major addiction issues. I think it’s crap in a way. It takes you for a boring ride in my opinion and in my case.

But I do have lots of good times but only if I have weed

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I take 30 mg of abilify but I also take 2 other antipsychotic meds with abilify as abilify alone didn’t keep me stable and out of the hospitals. (I take rexulti and Zyprexa along with abilify)

I will say though, Abilify did really brighten me up mood wise and stopped some of the more threatening voices and got me out of a long hospital stay. I have been taking it steadily for 13 years minimum at 30 mg per day. I started out at 10-15 mg I believe and my dose got very rapidly increased to 30 mg as they could increase it very rapidly as I was in the hospital.

Good luck with abilify. It’s been good to me. I hope it’s helpful to you too. If you think you need a dose increase, don’t hesitate to discuss it with your dr.

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During my teenage years it completely controled both my psychotic and mood symptoms now I take a lot of meds to control all my symptoms but it might help you idk :man_shrugging: it doesn’t work for everybody

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I receive an injection of 400mg of Abilify every 4 weeks and I am okay with it.

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