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Seroquel VS Risperdal

topic posted Mon, March 26, 2007 - 4:42 PM by  friendly_jen
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I'm on 100 mg of Seroquel daily in addition to lamictal and lithium. Only problem is the seroquel makes me groggy and it's hard to get up in the mornings, but I do like the fact that it actually helps me sleep. My doctor says that Risperdal may be less sedating while still offering the benifits of an anti-psychotic. What do you think?
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friendly_jen
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  • i love risperdal--in regard to my bipolar.
    it is the only thing i have ever taken that has made me gain weight, though (which says A LOT because i have the metabolism or a hummingbird and run almost every day), and it can lead to diabetes with long term use.

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