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How your doctor treat being sleepy during day?

My doctor gave me piracetam but it didnt help much
Wt abt you ?

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Mine won’t do anything.

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Mine won’t do anything either. Says I’ll get used to it. Pisses me off it’s like getting hit with a hammer in the head and saying it’s ok you’ll get used to it

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I don’t know if there’s anything they can do. My pdoc didn’t know what to do when I was all comatose on 30 mg of Haldol, except switch me to something else, which she did. Now I have energy all day on Zyprexa. There wasn’t much to get me going on Haldol or Geodon though.

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Yeah, haldol was bad. We switched to half injection half pills to get rid of most of the exhaustion, but even still it was pretty bad. Now on perphenazine it’s a little better.

He puts his hands to his face and slowly exhales. I think he thinks im a fker.

They dont care yo. Prescribed Amphetamine helps some. Or maybe modafinil, makes u feel like your on a pot of coffee.

Just talked to my doc about this today, he said I’ll get used to it. Hope he’s right.

I take concerta in the morning for my ADD which should be more activating than it is. Today I started sertraline which is also supposed to be activating. I’m hoping so.

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Mine told me to take specifically meds(one that might cause) in specifically timing(like evening or before bed)

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My doctor had me try modafinil, but I only took it once. Seemed to help as I wasn’t laying down with my eyes closed. I’m going to try taking my am risperidone 9 hours earlier, but I have to move it very slowly. I am worried because there is more time for it to metabolize, I will go into withdrawl. I asked 6 pharmacists and all but one said no withdrawl.

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She doesn’t say anything cause I don’t bring it up.
If I get about 10 hrs sleep at some point, I’m okay.
Sometimes I take naps, sometimes I sleep all day.
But as long as I can get up when I need to to get things done, I’m okay with however weird my sleep patterns get.
I do take my Seroquel at night and that usually knocks me out until I need to get up.

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My pdoc gave me modafinil. It gave me mega hypertension.

So for now I take 100mg to 200mg of caffeine and 200mg l theanine so it’s less jittery

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One thing that helps me stay up once I’ve awakened: a strong cup of black tea (2 bags) with half and half and sweetener.

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He appears at my house and bangs trash can lids together, yelling at me to wake up.

I’m not sure he’s a real doctor.

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