How many of you

How many of you consider yourselves treatment resistant?

I used to. Doctor felt that way too.

Me too, i just got discharged from hospital today and am feeling quite demoralised.

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Take your life into your own hands, and don’t let wet round the ears medical professionals dictate what you as a person are capable of

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This was my turning point as well.

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Im told Im treatment resistant by pdoc. But i refuse to take clozapine until all else fails.

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Im one of the lucky ones - more often than not, i respond well to anti-psychotics, its the one bonus that keeps me out of the hospital.

I’m on all the right medication but I’m still having lots of problems so in a way I’m treatment resistant

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well i dont know. I hope it doesn’t get worse. It’s been better with the pills. But I’m so so tired of taking pills. Also I get confused about whether or not I took my pills and so sometimes I skip them and sometimes I double take them. But other than this, I’m quite derogatory.

I would say I’m treatment limited rather than treatment resistant. I’ve improved to the extent I only see the pdoc once a year, but I’ve never had a paid job and when I’ve tried to socialise it’s not gone well.

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I wouldn’t say I was treatment resistant, it just took multiple tries before I found the right treatment for me. It was often frustrating because it took many years, but I’m glad I was patient and willing to try different things so that now I don’t suffer as much.

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I am partially treatment resistant. The meds I’m on do help, but I still have hallucinations and paranoia, just not as severe as before. I have tried almost every available med. Now I’m on 3 meds.

I take Seroquel 800mg, Latuda 80mg, and Lithium Carbonate 1,200 mg.

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I tried Latuda, Risperidone, Abilify and Zyprexa. I quit Abilify and relapsed then was put on Zyprexa which didn’t work. Then tried Latuda on which I still had some positive symptoms. Then the Dr tried to prescribe me Clozapine but I said I want Risperidone which worked 100% on positive symptoms but made my negative symptoms worse. Positives are worse imo

i was treatment resistant and then they put me on clozapine in combination with the risperdal consta and that worked for me.

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I’m treatment resistant if the men and people reporting on me aren’t real. I’ve tried almost every AP too. I set alarms to take my meds so I don’t miss a dose

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I’ve tried quetiapine, olanzapine, clozapine, risperidone, sulpiride, haloperidol and amisulpride. All helped to some extent but the side effects of some were too bad and I stopped them. The ones that work best are amisulpride and haloperidol, also risperidone which I took in past. Still got a few symptoms though so I don’t know if I’m a little treatment resistant. I’ve had to take more higher doses over the years

Perphenazine is a good med for me. I just need like a booster ap that can work together. Latuda was okay. Clozapine didn’t like me at exactly a week. I hope you get back to feeling better soon and they find you something.hugs

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I am happy on generic prolixin…fluphenazine…no side effects and happy as all get out. sorry I’m not boasting…I am not treatment resistant is what I’m saying.

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My depression and my psychosis both used to be treatment resistant and for the longest time. 30 years long.