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    was wondering if i can switch times of meds
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    Monamarie82 posted:
    was wondering if i can give my son his abilify in the am instead of at bed time. i would like to know how it will affect him durring the day cause he is a really weird child and it doesnt seem to affect him when he takes it at night.
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    momuv4girls responded:
    Abilify is an antipsycholtic medication and affects children differently.

    My daughter was wired, restless and could not sleep with Abilify.
    Her psychiatrist suggested we dose her only in the AM. Unfortunately it wasn't the med for her, but many children do have success with it.

    You should always run this by your son's psychiatrist first, but I would imagine it would be fine to split up his dose (1/2 AM and 1/2 PM), or dose him all in the morning.

    Good luck!
    -Kathleen
     
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    Monamarie82 replied to momuv4girls's response:
    Thanks for your reply i will be talking to his psychiatrist soon.


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