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Taking sizodon, lonazep, yet suffers with aggressive behavior. How long should the medicines be taken?

my 24 yrs sister taki sizodon 4mg(daily 1 tablet) and lonazep 1mg(sos). she is suffering from aggressive behaviour sometimes she starts abusing her father for no reason.. talks very dirty language for small silly reasons. i just want to ask how long she needs to take this medicine and can this medicine cure her completely
Asked On : Tue, 30 Oct 2012
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Hello and welcome to Healthcare Magic. Thanks for your query.

Your sister is likely to be suffering from a psychotic disorder called Schizophrenia. This is a chronic, relapsing mental illness which can be controlled with medication but not completely cured. If her symptoms are still present despite this dosage of medication, then she may need an increase in dosage or other some medication also. She would be needing to take these medication for long durations and keep having regular follow-ups, otherwise her symptoms may relapse again.
Wish you all the best.

- Dr. Jonas Sundarakumar
Consultant Psychiatrist
Answered: Tue, 30 Oct 2012
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