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3 2 Mon, 6 Nov 2017
My 55 year old son was diagnosed as bi-polar 30 years ago. He seems to cycle this time of year about every 2 years. This time has been really rough and he was told he now also is schizophrenic and the dr wants him to get shots of Aristada. I am not sure what his other meds are but know he has...
2 1 Mon, 6 Nov 2017
I have schizophrenia, possibly due to a blow to the head in 1992. Now I believe I have a amoeba eating my brain. You d probably laugh. I was able to work for many years in spite of the problem, and am starting a company, but still want to know more about schizophrenia, and what causes it.
3 2 Tue, 31 Oct 2017
Patient 76 year old having symptoms of scirzophania for last 45 years and is keeping ok with espazine plus 5 mg and pacitane two times daily. Presently espazine plus sold by GSK is not available in the market and would immediately need substitute medication to espazine plus to avoid any relapse
2 1 Mon, 29 May 2017
Hi My brother aged 36 years, resident Betul, Madhya Pradesh suffering from Schizophrenia since last 20 years. Sometimes it is very difficult to take him to a doctor, is it possible to meet a good doctor physically first time later doctor can advice or can give the proscription online
2 1 Tue, 18 Apr 2017
my granddtr has been prescribed & is taking a new drug...prolixin. yes she does have schizophrenia and has been on Fazaclo (clonapin) for over ten years/but has manifested new problems and her dr has put her on this drug. She seems agitated and very uncomfortable. I wonder if I should ask him to...
2 1 Tue, 24 Jan 2017
My brother in is schizophrenic he is in his late 50s anyways 4-6 months ago he was changed from the medication to generic but I call tell you he is not right as well as having a 27 year old niece here alternating between a weierd state and a catatonic state Help me
47 1 Tue, 28 Jul 2015
Helo dr my mother she is suffering from Sizophernia I would like to explain it to u that She feel sleepy depression she wants to sit alone dont want to go any whr no party no family program no noise she wants silent every whr n if I ask something like mummy plz give me spoon than she wil touch...
63 1 Wed, 20 May 2015
My son suffered symptom s like schizophrenia after 3 different doctors prescribed ciproflaxin for 3 different types of bacteria infections. He has never been the same. I m tired of doctors saying this was not the cause. This antibiotic is dangerous. My son had no problems until he took this...
59 1 Fri, 8 May 2015
Doctor , you were absolutely right. She had to be taken to the hospital forcefully. But even in hospital she is not taking medicines and mood is angry. Doctor have digonised the disease as paranoid schizophrenia and prescribed arip 5mg. 1) what is the treatment and how long it is to be continued.
65 3 Tue, 21 Apr 2015
I am 49 yrs old was having a sleepless night because as soon as i go to bed, i feel the bed rocking, someone is sleeping beside me, hearing someone is breathing, tucking my shirt, or pulling the sheet, etc, it was happening for almost 6 months now, Last week i had visited a psychiatrist in my...
57 1 Mon, 20 Apr 2015
I have found myself very fond of a 63 year old child schizophrenic, He is very kind, a gentlemen and well educated. I am well educated and enjoy his company I enjoy his company, I want a friendship with him that is not sexual. He agrees.. Is this possible. I enjoy holding his hand and hugging...
71 1 Thu, 8 Jan 2015
Hi My brother reach to at least 40 years of age he used psycho medicine from his teen age... Doctor said that he is Shezofernia.. Someone at home talk to each other and laugh together after seen that he come back and shouting very angry to him why you laugh on me, i am not abnormal... now he took...
77 1 Wed, 17 Dec 2014
About a year and a half ago my husband went through a phase for a couple of months where he thought everyone around him was mimicking him. Even people we did not know. He was convinced they were emphasizing his behaviors like tapping his foot, coughing, licking lips, etc. He went on like this for...
150 2 Mon, 24 Nov 2014
Hello Doctor,I am Marzia.My elder sister,Farhana is 24 years old and unmarried.She had an attack of schizophrenia in 2005.then it took about one year to get recovery through taking medicines.but since four months ,at novenber 2013 she stopped taking medicines fearing the side affects.We did not...
102 2 Tue, 4 Nov 2014
I have been taking Azilect for three weeks and feel like I am going back to my pre-Parkinsons symptoms. I was on 6 mg ropinirole daily for one year since my diagnosis. Because problems with upset stomach my neurologist put me on Azilect (.5 mg daily and now 1 mg daily). I have no stomach problems...
95 3 Mon, 3 Nov 2014
my 33 year old son has schizzoaffect disorder .He has always had problems with aggressive behavior especially when things do not go his way.Is risperdol consta a drug he should be taking ,as one of the possible side effects is aggression.He has a lot of problems because he displays aggressive...
91 2 Mon, 3 Nov 2014
i have been told i have skitzophrenia by some people and that has got me really worried. I keep seeing a someone. he whispers to me. yet no one else can hear or see him. I have heightened awareness I think, because i can smell things that other people cant. I cant tell what is real and whats not...
163 1 Mon, 13 Oct 2014
My 27 year old son might be suffering from paranoid schizophrenia, had a horrible experience two days ago, and I believe everything was fabricated in his mind; he also uses illegal drugs. I am his mother, he does not want to go to a hospital. I do not know how to help him.
135 1 Mon, 13 Oct 2014
Dear Doctor, My father aged 68 was diagnosed with a psychotic disorder most probably schizoprenia in this late 30s. He was prescribed espazine plus, which he took on and off till date. However last year he had a Cabg surgery and was on a lot of other medications and he skipped espazine plus. Its...
95 1 Fri, 10 Oct 2014
I am trying to understand my mother who died many years ago. She was very troubled. Some of her symptoms resemble schizophrenia but she also was depressed, very angry and violent. After her violent episodes, she would go catatonic and my job was to bring her back to reality. I have asked...
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