5 thoughts on “Trying Rexulti as a New Medication: Part I

  • May 30, 2017 at 12:59 pm

    I fully agree with you, only time will tell. I know when I go through major med changes I’m usually inpatient in a psych ward for at least the beginning of the change from going off and going on because it can be dangerous. For me it’s hard to stay patient and things usually get worse before they get better, so I hope your psychiatrist can help make sure you’re safe even if you can’t see yourself as things are. I’m also on a large amount of medicine for Bipolar, many anxiety disorders, and eating disorders. I’d like to keep reading your journey through this new change in your life because I can relate a lot.

  • May 30, 2017 at 1:06 pm

    Interesting article, however Lamotrigine is Lamictal, not Effexor.The generic for Effexor is Venlafaxine.

    • May 30, 2017 at 3:19 pm

      You are absolutely right. Thank you for the correction!

  • August 6, 2017 at 12:00 pm

    I am also trialing Rexulti for bipolar. I have been on it for 2 weeks now and really like it. The negative side effect is weight gain. I am STARVING all day with this medication. My psychiatrist said this is normal for this medicine. My manic episode seems to have subsided.my spending is almost non existent (which is big for me ) my mind and body are not constantly moving and it’s a nice change.

  • February 11, 2019 at 7:41 pm

    My wife and I both have major depressive disorder and we were put on resulti and after about a month it’s a wonderful just like we felt like we were brand new everything was great and then it just quit working I mean just quit talk about disappointing your own such a high and all the sudden the medicine just quits working completely


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