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Condition: Schizophrenia
5/12/2011 8:19:02 PM

Reviewer: ImBetterNow, 19-24 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I only get this shot once a month. It has saved my life. The voices are quieter now and I have a job and I'm taking college classes online. I don't have to take two of my pills anymore either.

Condition: Schizophrenia
11/11/2010 3:57:04 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
MY SON HAS BEEN ON SEVERAL AND THIS LAST ONE LOWERED HIS WHITE CELLS CONSIDERABLY, CLOZAPINE. WILL SEE THE DR.IN 2 DAYS AND IN THE MEANTIME HE WILL BE ON TRAZADONE WHICH DIDNT HELP HIM SLEEP AND DAPAKOTE. I LOOKED THIS MED UP AND IT SEEMS IT WILL WORK. I WILL WRITE A COMMENT AS HE TAKES IT IF THE DR. AGREES.

Condition: Schizophrenia
10/25/2010 11:01:40 PM

Reviewer: dflippin, 25-34 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
My son is on this medication for schizophrenia. My son has been on this shot for about 9 months now and it has helped his symptoms considerably; he is more communicative and is resting better on this medication than any other he has tried recently. He is also on lithium as well. He still talks to himself some and paces around the house at times but considering how poorly he was doing on some of t ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Schizophrenia
10/18/2010 12:00:48 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Hi- I am the mother of a 20 year old son on Invega Sustenna IM for 6 months. He has not had any weight gain but he is more sleepy. The drug has dramaticly lowered the voices but has not eliminated them all together. The mood swings are reduced significantly but don't forget he is still a young adult. I as the care taker love the once a month injection. I am no longer concerned with him ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Schizophrenia
6/23/2010 11:44:42 AM

Reviewer: MrPike7969, 35-44 Male (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I am so much better off now that I am on this drug. People have noticed a big difference. I have too.

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