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Risperdal generic

risperidone

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Risperdal dosage

1 2mg tablet daily
MAX 16mg/day

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Risperdal indications

Bipolar disorder
Schizophrenia
Irritability in autism

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Risperdal counseling tips

Drowsiness
Muscle restlessness, stiffness, or spasms
Stomach upset
Weight gain

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Abilify generic

aripiprazole

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Abilify dosage

1 10mg tablet daily
MAX 30mg/day

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Abilify indications

Bipolar disorder
Schizophrenia
Associated psychomotor agitation
Depression (adjunct)

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Abilify counseling tips

Agitation/anxiety
Insomnia
Headache
Stomach upset
Weight gain

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Zyprexa generic

olanzapine

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Zyprexa dosage

1 10mg tablet daily
MAX 20mg/day

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Zyprexa indications

Bipolar disorder
Schizophrenia
Treatment-resistant depression (adjunct)

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Zyprexa counseling tips

Drowsiness/dizziness
Dry mouth
Increase lipids and/or blood sugar
Weight gain

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Topamax generic

topiramate

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Topamax dosage

1 25mg tablet twice a day
MAX 400mg/day

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Topamax indications

Seizures
Migraine prevention

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Topamax counseling tips

Dizziness/drowsiness
Numbness/tingling
Memory impairment
Weight loss

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Lyrica generic

pregabalin
C5

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Lyrica dosage

1 50mg capsule 3 times a day
MAX 600mg/day

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Lyrica indications

Nerve pain disorders (from shingles)
Fibromyalgia

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Lyrica counseling tips

Drowsiness/dizziness
Headache
Blurred vision
Weight gain

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Neurontin generic

gabapentin

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Neurontin dosage

1 300mg capsule 3 times a day
MAX 3600mg/day

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Neurontin indications

Nerve pain from shingles
Seizure adjunct
Nerve pain disorders (non-FDA)

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Neurontin counseling tips

Drowsiness/dizziness
Uncoordinated muscle movements

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Lamictal generic

lamotrigine

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Lamictal dosage

1 100mg tablet twice a day
MAX 700mg/day

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Lamictal indications

Seizures
Bipolar disorder

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Lamictal counseling tips

Drowsiness/dizziness
Uncoordinated muscle movements
Headache
Blurred/double vision
Taper dose

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Depakote generic

divalproex sodium

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Depakote dosage

125, 250, 500mg delayed release tabs
250, 500mg extended release tabs
DR 1 tab 3 times a day
ER 1 tab daily
MAX 4200mg/day