The APA now recommends using long-acting, injectable medications for adults
No way for me.
I agree. This is not agreeable. Permanent sedation only exacerbates the economic burden patients become
Not every med is available here as injectable, and if I start getting side effects I don’t like, I want the control not to take something that’s causing me problems.
This is definitely a doctor decision made against patient interest and agency
I would do it for Vraylar only. Maybe Clozaril if it worked. But I had NMS and they don’t recommend injection for us.
I agree, you’ve summed it up perfectly
In my honest opinion, it is for them a case of just wanting an easier job to deal with. half the drs aren’t even worthy of the Hippocratic oath imo
This makes me so cross.
When I was diagnosed, I had no idea what was going on.
They turned me into a zombie drone for two years before I realised that most of what was going wrong was driven by the meds making me so tired all the time, and fat.
This takes a step further back from any patient regaining that control as their decision.
Honestly, like you say this is just to make the doctors life easier. Even if it’s a painful road, people have the right to be on meds that suit them, not the doctor.
I’m happy taking pills thank you. Don’t want the shot. They are a pain in the butt.
I can’t afford the long lasting injectable so that clearly wouldn’t work for me
I prefer the injection I wouldn’t take my pills regularly because of laziness or not feeling well or id just forget
Why don’t they take the meds themselves and then hear what they gotta say.