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Invega anhedonia

Hi, I’m bipolar and was prescribed invega a year and a few months ago. For some odd reason, I did not begin to feel the side effects until a year in. To put it shortly, I was no longer able to feel joy or pleasure. I discontinued use in April 2020 and still feel this way. Has anyone else felt this way after using invega? How long did it take to go away? Thanks!

It took me 6 months to begin feeling better off Invega. On my 6th month off I started Aristada. Now, 3 months later I feel almost like my pre-sz self.

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Great, thanks! This makes me feel better. I’m already feeling a little more than I was a month ago…

Partial dopamine agonists don’t give me negative symptoms unlike all other antipsychotics. They’re Vraylar, Rexulti and Abilify. Switch to those if you have anhedonia.

I’m no longer taking antipsychotics. I’m only on lamictal