I’m on 150mgs of Invega sustenna a month, I feel heavily sedative, and I can’t seem to function properly and do everyday tasks, like weeding the garden without it being a real challenge. I feel drowsy all the time and find it hard to do anything. I feel a heaviness in part of my brain and it’s like the Invega sustenna has shut down/dampening part of my brain, especially the part which is responsible for complex thought and problem-solving, it’s like I’m functioning with part of my brain missing but I know it’s due to the medication. This makes conversations difficult as my head tends to be blank most of the time. I know exercise helps but I find to have the same issue, as I progress into it I succumb to that same heavy feeling and I can’t do much. Basically, I’m like a zombie most of the time.
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Im on a similar med, risperdal injection and i understand What you describe.
I think its just How some of these meds can affect you.
Does it work for you otherwise?
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Hi, I’ve had my up and downs with it, on lower dosages I had severe headaches and experienced restlessness, I’ve had to discontinue my course because of it
Work with your doctor.
As i said, these sideffects exist.
Alright, thanks again, and will do.
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I took Invega and Invega Sustenna. I had more energy but too much weight gain
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I truly understand.what you are talking about. When I.lower my dose.it seems like I regain the ability too use all of my brains capacity with the disastrous result that I after some days start to get psychotic thoughts. When I have.been medicated for some weeks the psychotic thought vanishes but at the same time I feel like I loose much of my brains capacity. Some days I realy feel zombified but I can’t stand myself when I’m experience psychosis. I realize now that it’s by fare peace of mind feeling that wsy.
I’m on invega sustenna 100 mg injection. And I experience all of that too plus some left over damage from psychosis. So I’m just going to switch to Abilify and hope for the best. I gotta do something
I’m getting the hell off this drug
I hope I’ll be ok
The medication is like a double-edged sword, with its ability to take away your brain capacity but lessen your psychosis. I respect your decision to go with peace of mind. I’m still fairly new to all of this.
Fair enough, I just had my 100 mg injection, I’ll see how I go on it and take it from there. I might change up medication.
I thought you said you were on 150. Injection is hard to take.
They changed it to 100mgs today, which I’m glad about.
İt s very effective medicine against positive symptoms with minimal side effect.i m in max dose of invega and only problem is gaining weight nothing else.if scientists fix this issue is totally great medicine
Sounds like you need something activating Bupropion, Modafinil, Reboxetine
Actually 33% is a pretty big reduction, maybe see how you go
yea i used to be on invega. i hated it. i changed to abilify and its been a good drug for me personally.