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Condition: Schizophrenia
7/11/2010 7:03:23 PM

Reviewer: theguy, 25-34 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
It works great for voices and paranoia. The negatives are fast weight gain and I look stoned.I gained 28 pounds in one month on this medicine. I currently take 6mg twice a day.

Condition: Schizophrenia
6/30/2010 1:34:05 PM

Reviewer: Ginny, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been taking this for almost 3 months now and am now taking 10mg twice daily.My parents say I stopped talking nonsense.I do not hear fake voices as much.The side effect of this is mostly dry mouth and sometimes fatigue.I stopped gaining weight since I stopped the other medicine.I am doing so much better and should be able to go back to school in the fall.

Condition: Schizophrenia
6/2/2010 1:50:42 PM

Reviewer: Marie, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
This new medicine is helping me cope much better and with less side effects.

Condition: Schizophrenia
4/25/2010 5:27:55 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Don't take this drug unless you hvae plenty of muscle relaxers and can sit or lay down all day. This medicine has just turned me into according to my family when they see me, it looks like you are drunk. This medicine has totally messed with my sleep cycle in thatI am awake during the night and day time with very little sleep. If your body is sensitive to EPS (extrapyramidal syndrome) then ple ... Show Full Comment

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