Negative symptoms of schizophrenia

Hello all. Is anyone here on amisulpride for negative symptoms? I just started 50 mg amisulpride. My main negative symptoms are avolition and alogia and they are quite severe.


Hi @Lolita welcome to the forum.

Hi there, welcome. Sorry you are struggling with those symptoms.

I do not suffer from alogia, but avolition is a main symptom for me now (maybe the main symptom). It is mixed with low energy because of some physical trouble, so I don’t really know what is what. @everhopeful just posted research about negatives. I’m researching how to treat them…should I find something that works for me, I will let you know. I’m not on meds for it…I am curious whether amisulpride works.


I think @Hadeda is on amisulpride


Thank you Turtle41 :slight_smile:

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Marian I started amisulpride 5 days ago and I will let you know if it works

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I am very scared of all pharmaceuticals, because I tend to respond badly to them. But low dose amisulpride is something that does interest me. Also because avolition disables me quite a bit, practically and socially and in my care for my kid.

I really hope it works for you, and am interested to hear if it does.

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Welcome to the forum! Glad you found us

I don’t take that, but I’m interested in trying it.

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Thanks a lot for the info @ZmaGal .i was just wondering what was the 15s hahaha

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You’re welcome!

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Hi Lolita, there was another poster a while ago with a similar name, anyway i take amisulpride 200mg a day and it helps me with everything. :slight_smile:


@Resilient1 but before the medication did you have avolition and alogia ? Did they disappear completely after amisulpride?

I was on a different med before called rispiredone and i was very blunted and it caused me to be slow with avolition. i was quiter as well bc my mind was wiped most of the time.

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What i have are primary negative symptoms and not negative symptoms caused by medication. Lets hope it works :slight_smile: . But maybe I have to try with a higher dose than 50mg

sounds like side effects.

Welcome to the forum :smiley::smiley::smiley:

@GrayBear thank you :slight_smile:

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Yes I’m on 500mg amisulpride


i tried amisulpride 400mg/day it made me want to sleep all day and worsened my avolition and it had no effect on alogia

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Amilsulpride isnt available in the US as a treatment i dont think. I looked into it for negatives but found it was only in europe

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