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How many of you wanted to be on injections?

Curious… :frowning:

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I tried it but hated it

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I opted for it. It was just convenient at the time years ago. But now my psych is very set on me staying on injections

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Never. The idea is scary for me.

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I take 3 APs but only one of them injection. I wish i could have injections for all APs

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I’d rather be on them so I don’t have to keep remembering tablets

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same here… i wish i could have the clozapine on injection too. I like my risperdal consta shot… i think it helps cause it doesn’t have the dips and spikes in blood with the med… it keeps it more constant so i like that.

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I was tricked to take the injections. My social worker (at the time 7 years ago) and pdoc drilled it into me how much better the injection was and how I’ll not have to remember to take the pills. As soon as I agreed they had me, A few months later I didn’t want the injection but they put I had to take it in my community treatment order and I have been forced to have injections ever since, If I refuse to take it I’m taken to the hospital by the police or ambulance and refuse again I’m restrained/put to the fool and forcible injected which has happened a few times.

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If I could afford it, I’d be on injections for sure. I like the Invega injection I got while I was on Medicaid. It was free, gave me energy, and I felt more clear. I can’t afford Invega generic pills either. It’s a bummer.

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I’m sad because I have to stay on the shot in addition to the clozapine

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I think you need it. Your drs are just trying to get you mentally healthy

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you sure about that?

Yes. That’s what they’re there for

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but they wont even consider switching meds :confused:

They must have a reason for it. Try to comply with your treatment plan

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yes im complying this sucks though

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That’s good. Keep it up. Let’s not derail this thread anymore

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i always preferred pills as i could spit them out, that is why they have me on injections haha. but it’s nice i dont have to remember to take my medicine, just a 20 minute drive to the hospital every 3 months, 10 minutes in the waiting room, and 10 minutes with my nurse and that’s all i have to do.

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Every 3 months? What shot do you get?

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I hated injections. I’m much happier to be entrusted with pills.

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