Abilify

Abilify and worsening psychosis

Has anyone seen worsening psychosis after a dosage increase (10-15) in Abilify after overlap with current antipsychotic and stabilization for 2 weeks? =20 Thanks, Mitsi =20 Mitsi H. Lizer, Pharm.D. Assistant Professor Pharmacy Practice Bernard J. Dunn ...

Abilify and Yawning

I was consulted about a patient on Zoloft 50mg and Abilify 15mg who is experiencing excessive yawning, to the point of his jaw being extremely sore. No other meds on board and this patient has never taken either drug alone -- only the combination. A ...

Antipsychotic Drugs and Use in Patients with Dementia

New posting on FDA website: FDA Issues Public Health Advisory for Antipsychotic Drugs used for Treatment of Behavioral Disorders in Elderly Patients The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today issued a public health advisory to alert health care ...

parkinsons dementia

At 12:42 -0600 12/30/2004, Brenda Martin wrote about parkinsons demen= tia: >Any recommendations for a parkinson patient with severe dementia? Ha= s >anyone used Abilify for this? There are several case reports that are mostly negative (see ...

Abilify and neutropenia?

Hello all! I have a 47 yo AAM patient here on Abilify. It appears he has had chronic neutropenia at least since 1998 (ANC's 1.5-2.0). On this admission his ANC has dipped to 0.7 (neutropenic.) He tested negative for HIV in 2001, but I will ...

Chewing Abilify

Does anyone have any experience with chewing Abilify? We have a patient who had good response to the drug and is now chewing it. Its efficacy appears to have significantly decreased. "Cheeking" has been ruled out. Thanks for any info any one ...

Abilify & TD

Has anyone heard or seen Abilify causing TD? We have a neuroleptic native female patient (age 27) started on Abilify 15mg in March 2003. In September 2003 the Abilify was increased to 20mg daily. As of the past 2 months the client was observed to have ...

Abilify

For those of you using Abilify, are you using it as monotherapy or in combination with other antipsychotics? If used in combination, have you noticed any increase in number and severity of side effects? Thanks in advance for your help. Jennifer Potter, ...

Olanzapine Zydis

Hi list Zyprexa Zydis has been promoted in our region to cause less weight gain than Zyprexa tablets. Representatives ask doctors to shift Zyprexa tablets to Zydis to control weight. Dose any one have a good study to support that claim. Murad Younis, ...

Abilify at 45 or 60 mg

Dear All: Is there any literature on using aripiprazole at doses higher than 30 mg, for example, 45 or 60 mg? Initial Medline searches did not reveal any significant hits. I have a psychiatrist who quotes anecdotal experience with these doses. Any ...