I have a 15 year old autistic child. Long story short he was doing so well, worked his way off of wrap around services and could do a lot more for himself. Then all the sudden for two days he started to get insomnia. And now he has regressed and has just been dx with Bipolar type 1 with psychotic features. We are tweaking meds and I can tell when he doesn't have enough he thinks someone is biting him or he will pull his hair and say get off me when no one is near him. How could have this happen all the sudden????? I'm meeting with all doctors (neurologist, PCP etc) and no one seems to have a clear answer as to how. I'm struggling to except them telling me It just happens. Thank youView Thread
I have had many issues with my current doctor for a long while now. I have finally found a doctor who has very good online reviews and who I think I will mesh with. I see her for the first time on May 2nd.
Upon intake, it was realized that she does not prescribe Clozapine. I have NO idea If this med is working for me or not (because I take so many meds at such high doses). I seem to not hear voices and I have drifted from depression into a mild hypomania (not sleeping regardless of ALL of my meds is my biggest symptom) but he also started Remeron to help with the depression. So, I have no idea what is doing what (as usual).
I am looking for a fresh pair of eyes and a potential med overhaul.
My question is: Is a new doctor worth dropping the med? I know my current doctor and you have great expectations for this med. I would like your opinion.
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