Fanapt is an atypical antipsychotic for schizophrenia, not bi-polar disorder. I am bi-polar and saw my Psychiatrist to get treatment for depression.( I also take bi-polar medicine with no side effects.) He added fanapt, it is like Abilify, which I can't take. It also made me too tired to function as a few weeks went by and now I'm restless (anxious) and started having facial twitching. I wish they would treat people with medications for the diseases that they have. Fanapt is for schizophrenic patients which I'm not. I just needed an anti-depressent for awhile, being depressed. Sometimes I feel like a lab rat with the atypical and typical anti-psychotics I keep getting tried on. I have reactions to them 99% of the time. Tell your Dr. right away. I am calling him and asking him to switch me to something else.View Thread
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