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Question: schizophrenia drugs that don't calm you down!!!!!

 life-t - Sat Aug 01, 2009 5:48 pm

hi. is there a drug for schizophrenia that doesn''t calm you down? because they make me too indifferent. thanx
 Faye Lang, RN, MSW - Tue Sep 01, 2009 5:33 pm

Hello, life-t -

There are several different medications that are effective for schizophrenia. Your issue could be that a different medication might be more compatible with your physiology, or even a combination of medications might. It might help if you would keep a log of what you're feeling at different times throughout the day, and record your sleep pattern as well. Then see your doctor and discuss what alternative medications might help. There are several new medications that your doctor may not have considered.

Good luck to you.

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