Olanzapine and medication reduction 18 months on from PP
Hi all Just asking for some advice really. My daughter is 18 months old now and although I am still a bit up and down with my mood and anxiet...
Recovery from PPP - feeling spaced out
Hello, I am currently recovering from ppp after 2 stays on an MBU, with my second stay only ending last month. I currently take a combination...
Olanzapine The weight does come off (eventually)
When I was on Olanzapine ( 20mg nightly ) I noticed a huge difference in my appearance after a few weeks. In the 16weeks I was on it I gained...
Has anyone ever declined meds or only taken them for a short time?
I just want to emphasise that I am not looking for advice - I am currently well and not on any medication... but just thinking about the futu...
Finally well and coming off meds
This time last year I was in the local psychiatric hospital as I was still battling the psychosis from having my daughter 18months prior. She...
Hi Ladies, Have any of you had a hard time coming off of olanzapine? I notice when he reduce the dosage I have insomnia and my body hurts and...
Did anyone use this in pregnancy? at what stage in the pregnancy?...
Birth plan and meds...
Hi all, I was wondering if anyone had a good birth plan template to use ( following experience of PP ) - I can't really find anything. Then b...
Bipolar Disorder & Olanzapine
Hi - I am new here I have just been diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder and my psychiatrist has prescribed 5mg of olanzapine. I am reading everyw...
Didn't have "voices" in head only my own constant voice??
I didn't experience any voices in my head, while I had PP only my own voice which would not stop....
I'm just wondering whether people have successfully come off Olanzapine and whether they had any side affects? It has been a year since I sta...
anti psychotic medication
Hi I am taking the anti psychotic medication, olanzapine. Consequently I suffer from weight gain....
New diet helped with hypothyroidism
I managed to persuade my Dr that I was probably subclinically hypothyroid and I was started on Thyroxine: I dosage was ramped up to 150mg but...
I am in recovery from post partum pyschosis in that I am off olanzapine for 3 weeks now. The pills were insomnia pills my GP wrongly prescrib...
Quetiapine and pregnancy
I have been told about olanzapine - but this has its own fair share of problems, Did anyone visit a perinatal team whilst pregnant?...
Planning a pregnancy at 40 with Bipolar 2
Hi everyone, Is there anyone out there who has planned a pregnancy without being on meds? I've come off valproate ( depakote ) 4 months ago a...
Locked Up In Ward 27, Getting Held Down For Injections of olanzapine, too sleepy to do Any Good, every Day, physically work-wise, plus Fastin...
Hi all. Firstly apologies for not being in touch earlier....
Preventing a repeat episode with pregnancy no two
I hated being on Olanzapine and ideally want to breast feed the twins without any anti-pyschotic in my system. Looking back the symptoms were...
PP diagnosis and struggling three weeks after discharge from MBU
I'm not sure whether this is the right place to seek help and support but I feel I'm not getting the kind of support I was promised after dis...
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