I have had severe allergic reactions over 50lbs. I tried drinking too and also even meth I still couldn't get high not that I think it was a good idea I was just desperate to feel better in any way possible. Weight gain from Invega is not related to its possible effect on prolactin levels. I have no emotions and cannot feel joy, pleasure, happiness, or excited. Generally unless there is an express reason otherwise as stated by someone's psychiatrist one antipsychotic that is an atypical is best. If you think you may be experiencing a side effect, always tell your doctor or Treatment Team right away.
Make sure you know how you react to this medicine before you drive, use machines, or do anything else that requires you to be alert, well-coordinated, or able to think well. That said, clinically significant changes in bodyweight are considered at least 7% increases compared to pre-treatment baseline weight. Now Going into the food portion of what happens here as I do get enough exercise such as walking even intense cardio sometimes lifting. Narshe81 wrote:It has been three months and a half now since my last injection. Side Effects of Invega Sustenna — Paliperidone Intramuscular Route Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects.
Its chemistry is similar to risperidone but it doesn't last as long in the body. That said, they did state the fact bodyweight increases ranging from 2. Other Medical Problems The presence of other medical problems may affect the use of this medicine. Keep a list of them to show to your healthcare professional or pharmacist when you get a new medicine. Abilify is more likely to cause restlessness if it's dosed too high in the beginning. Keep in mind that dosage relative to bodyweight may predict weight gain.
Tell your doctor about all your current medicines and any medicine you start or stop using. I've tried metformin and topamax but they didn't work. It works by changing the effects of chemicals in the brain. By taking the minimal amount necessary for symptomatic relief, you minimize the impact the drug has on your physiology. I have a gun too.
Furthermore, long-term users tend to increase dosage as a result of tolerance which can cause more weight gain. Blood tests may be needed to check for any unwanted effects. You might vomit or have an upset stomach. The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It would be worthwhile to discuss all this with your psychiatrist though.
However each person responds differently to each medication and it depends on what your psychiatrist is trying to treat. It keeps the auditory hallucinations under control but at a price. The hospital, my psychoanalist and other psychiatrists urged me to stop it. I'm not feeling so chipper anymore. The ultimate responsibility for patient care resides with a healthcare professional. Should your blood sugar increase during treatment with Invega, it may lead to significant weight gain. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
Follow all directions on your prescription label. Most people are able to minimize weight gain by eating a healthy diet, exercising, and getting sufficient sleep but not oversleeping. Dizziness, lightheadedness, or fainting may occur, especially when you get up from a lying or sitting position suddenly. Sedation may cause you to engage in lazy behavior and contribute significantly to weight gain. I use the mood tracker and I can't wait to bring it back to my pdoc. For this medicine, the following should be considered: Allergies Tell your doctor if you have ever had any unusual or allergic reaction to this medicine or any other medicines. This includes the opposition to forced treatment and hospitalization as well as the belief that Psychiatric Medication does more harm than good.
He still denies flat out that neuroleptic drugs caused my anhedonia. It is very important to keep all of your appointments and get your injections on time. This study documents a need for tracking metabolic changes throughout treatment with atypical antipsychotics. Laws, regulatory requirements, and medical practices for pharmaceutical products vary from country to country. These heart problems can cause death. The material on this site is intended only as informational or as an educational aid and it is not intended to be taken as medical advice. Understand that some people do not respond well to Invega, as evidenced by reports of 50 lbs weight gain in just 5 months — indicating an average of 10 lbs gained per month.