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#1 lostanddelirious

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Posted 16 November 2008 - 10:03 AM

I take 1.5mg at night. I split 3mg pills.
Lately I have been preparing my morning pill regimine at night. I just realized this morning that the last two mornings that I have been taking the other half of the split 3mg in the morning. This explains the overwhelming anxiety and wanting to crawl out of my skin. Also it explains my wanting to eat a lot even though I take topamax.
I cannot believe I made this mistake! I know it sounds like I a making a big deal, but the akasthia sucks! And the congentin isn't working with 3mg.
So my question is:
Do I take my normal dose tonight still?
Should I take an ativan?
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#2 netsavy006

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Posted 16 November 2008 - 02:34 PM

Ativan might help the akathesia so I don't see why you wouldn't be able to take it.
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#3 lostanddelirious

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Posted 16 November 2008 - 05:09 PM

Thanks yeah, I took an ativan.
Another problem was that my risperdal apetite was back a little bit. The topamax found it hard to fight back the doubled risperdal (my theory) so I mysteriously gained weight.
In conclusion, I made sure I didn't put the other half of my risperdal 3mg in my morning pill pile. Stupid!
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Posted 17 November 2008 - 07:36 AM

Sounds like the Topamax is kicking in..

Continue taking your 1.5mg PM dose.. just make sure that you don't double dip on it in the morning.
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Posted 17 November 2008 - 08:02 AM

Thanks, yeah I did take the 1.5 at night. I made damn sure I didn't take it in the morning for the 3rd day!
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