Discussions By Condition: I cannot get a diagnosis.

What happens if you take bipolar meds & you're not bipolar?

Posted In: I cannot get a diagnosis. 2 Replies
  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • August 28, 2010
  • 00:27 PM

I've been prescribed Zyprexa but I'm not bipolar. Can they make you worse?

Reply Flag this Discussion

2 Replies:

  • I've been prescribed Zyprexa but I'm not bipolar. Can they make you worse?YES! Meds for bipolar make you seem more disabled then you are if you don't actually need them, not to mention the horrible life long effects on your body and health
    missrose 2 Replies
    • August 21, 2011
    • 09:56 AM
    • 0
    Flag this Response
  • Zyprexa is sometimes used for other mental health conditions as well. Why did your doctor prescribe it for you?If your doctor did NOT prescribe it for you (e.g., it's someone else's medication), I would strongly advise you not to take it. It's not a medication that can make you "high," and taking it if you don't need it could be dangerous and harmful to your health.However, if your doctor has prescribed it because you have, say, severe OCD that's not responding to other medications, it's worth a try. Just keep in touch with your doctor about any adverse effects........
    Seeking Help 12 Replies
    • August 23, 2011
    • 01:28 AM
    • 0
    Flag this Response
Thanks! A moderator will review your post and it will be live within the next 24 hours.
Advertisement

Signs of a Psoriasis Flare

Know the five types of psoriasis and how to spot flares.

How Diabetes Medications Affect Your Appetite

Newer diabetes treatments can suppress appetite and aid weight loss.

What to Do For Dry Mouth

Try these tips to get your salivary glands back into action.

The Painkiller – Constipation Connection

Constipation is a common side effect of opioid and narcotic pain medicines.

9 Signs of Sensitive Skin

Is it sensitive skin or something else?

Advertisement