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Suggest dosage for Latuda

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Dr. Shubham Mehta


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Posted on Wed, 21 Oct 2015 in Mental Health
Question: I am wondering if I can up my latuda from 40mgs to 60mgs I take it with my lithium for bipolar disorder I tried to contact my phyciatrist but he is gone away until the 8 of October I just felt so good taking only the 40 for over a month but now I am feeling down again and a bit paranoid
Answered by Dr. Shubham Mehta 3 hours later
Brief Answer:
can increase the dose.

Detailed Answer:
Welcome here.
I can understand your concerns.

The XXXXXXX recommended dose of latuda is 120mg/day.

If 40mg has worked for you in past but is not working for you, I think you can increase the dose to 60mg.

You can take the increased dose with lithium.

But keep your doctor informed as soon as you get in touch with him.

Hope this helps.
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