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Old 05-17-2020, 08:12 PM   #1
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Default Antipsychotics and Fatigue

How do you guys combat the drowsiness/fatigue that occurs while taking antipsychotics. I've been taking various meds for the last 9-10 years and still dread every dose knowing it'll suck all the energy right out of me.
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Old 05-17-2020, 08:32 PM   #2
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I take mine at night, but I still sleep like twelve hours.....
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I take mine at night too. Honestly if I didn't have Vyvanse, I'd probably sleep all day. I don't know if I would even be able to work.
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I take mine in the morning but sleep whenever I have a break. I become tired every other day it seems. I try to combat this with coffee and exercise.
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I take my med at night. I sleep really well and am awake all day.
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As others have said, I take them at night. Additionally, I take the lowest possible dose (still have breakthrough symptoms sometimes) and I drink lots of coffee and do yoga. I highly recommend just doing some simple yoga poses, because it really wakes up your body. There's a youtube channel called I think Yoga with Adrian, and she gives beginner lessons you can follow along with.
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