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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
7/7/2014 6:27:33 PM

Reviewer: Olive, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I started Abilify after several medications, such as Wellbutrin, Zoloft, and Seroquel didn't work. I have been on 10mg of Abilify for about 5 years, and I take it in addition to 300mg of Lamictal. Abilify is a life saver--I noticed it taking effect after about a week. The depression lifted, as well as the anxiety. The only problems I have with Abilify are that they cause tremors, especially ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Additional Medications to Treat Depression
7/7/2014 2:24:03 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
After taking a very small dose (.5-1mg)for one week, without warning one evening my feet & legs swelled to extreme proportions. Believing it was cased by a completly different drug my doctor prescribed for me at the exact same time, I stopped taking that drug & continuted taking the Abilify. Unfortunately, it took another 2 weeks with not only my feet & legs retaining water, but my wh ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Additional Medications to Treat Depression
7/1/2014 1:31:39 PM

Reviewer: dayna, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have had clinical depression my entire life. I have been on antidepressants for 20 year. The med just was not as effective anymore and I was constantly suicidal, having ideations all day long, struggling to not end my life. I started Abilify and it changed my life. Within a couple of days, all suicidal thoughts went away and my depression was gone. I have struggled with fatigue for years, and no ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Additional Medications to Treat Depression
6/27/2014 3:44:25 AM

Reviewer: darqangel, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Had every negative and dangerous side effect possible. If Abilify weren't one of the drugs commercially most paid for, it probably wouldnt make it past the bathtub chem labs it might as well be made in.

Condition: Additional Medications to Treat Depression
6/22/2014 12:33:55 AM

Reviewer: AK230, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Excellent help to my depression. But gained weight, even on 2 1/2 mg, and worse, I became borderline diabetic.

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