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Dealing With Side-Effects

Having lived with schizophrenia for almost nine years I’m no stranger to the myriad different things that can happen when you’re on a course of antipsychotic medication.

Many times these side effects can be disruptive to everyday life. Sometimes they come on slow and have a lasting impact like gaining a significant amount of weight. Sometimes they can be dull like drowsiness or a dissociative feeling.

The important thing to remember in all these cases is that side-effects are negligible compared to the benefit of the drug. Read More →