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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Abilify oral.

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Condition: Additional Medications to Treat Depression
3/15/2009 5:33:05 AM

Reviewer: lifeisgood, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

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I am 56 and have suffered from depression for 35 years. I stay on maintenance dose of Prozac. Since menopause began several years ago I have suffered increasing depressive episodes. I recently started on 2 mg Abilify to increase to 5 mg after 3 days. Noticed a positive difference imediately. The first 3 days were awesome! I was able to concentrate, remember things,and I felt a burst of energy. I a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Additional Medications to Treat Depression
3/14/2009 2:46:53 AM

Reviewer: p84q3o, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

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Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

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Current Rating: 3

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Condition: Additional Medications to Treat Depression
3/11/2009 8:37:19 PM

Reviewer: justanotherhopefull09, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

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Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

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Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Abilify in conjunction with Depakote was an absolute miracle for me in the treatment of Bipolar. Unfortunatly my husband lost his job therefore leaving us uninsured and the cost of my miracle med was way too much about 400.00 per month. Since I have been off I have noticed many symptoms of bipolar return making my life unmanageable. My hope is for a generic or an act of God to get this medicati ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Additional Medications to Treat Depression
3/11/2009 1:05:33 PM

Reviewer: grmato4, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

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Current Rating: 4

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I started this med after a huge wave of depression in early December. It has changed my life! My husband says he has his wife back. The only issue is the weight gain. I already weighed 250 lbs and gained 10 lbs in a month. I have to really watch what I eat and try to exercise more. I also have had to watch my blood sugar as it runs in the family and the fasting was 116. Overall I will take ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Additional Medications to Treat Depression
3/11/2009 4:06:16 AM

Reviewer: found1another@aol.com, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

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I am writing to ask for some help. I want VERY much to try Abilify to enhance my anti-depressant meds and regain some energy and happiness in my life! My BIGGEST concern is that I am a Type I diabetic and have been most of my life. I would LOVE to hear back from patients with existing diabetes who have tried this drug, and how it has affected their blood sugar readings and/or A1C. I see my doctor ... Show Full Comment

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