Current Psychiatric Medications

Updated After Inpatient Stay:

Abilify/aripiprazole: 2.5mg/day **due to CYP2D6 genotype**

Vistaril/hydroxyzine: 50mg/as needed for insomnia/anxiety

Lamictal/lamotrigine: 75mg/day **titrating to 200mg**

BuSpar/buspirone: 40mg/day

Klonopin/clonazepam: 1mg/as needed for anxiety/panic

**These will probably change after all of my discharge appointments within the next week. I am absolutely terrified of the weight gain associated with abilify so I am going to see if there is a better option. I am also worried that I am no longer on an antidepressant. I have had horrible insomnia so the vistaril may change, maybe to Ativan because that helped in the ER. The abilify is making me so dizzy and I assume that is what caused the Orthostatic Hypotension in the hospital. I assume that is because of my poor metabolism via CYP2D6, the primary CYP involved with  abilify metabolism. Another post about that later.

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Current Psychiatric Medications

For my own record, as well as for others:

  • desvenlafaxine/Pristiq: 50mg
    • Began during IOP beginning of October
  • buspirone/BuSpar: 20mg 2x/day
    • Started in December 2016
    • Began on 10mg 3x/day
  • clonazepam/Klonopin: 1mg as needed (more like 1x/day)
  • lamotrigine/Lamictal: 25mg 2x/day (working on titrating to 200mg)
  • amphetamine salts/Adderall 10mg (both of ER and of normal)
    • Recently discontinued by new psych