Saphris is an appropriate medication for his condition. The Benedryl is for sleep only. Given the compliance problems with these disorders, the doctor may be starting conservatively to see how he responds; get him used to medication; gain trust for future meds.
If you made a response, I cannot see it. PLS repeat.
Actually the Benedryl was for a tongue curling systemic reaction to the Saphris. Unfortunately, my son has regressed in the last two weeks and is now responding to internal stimuli 80% of the time. Very difficult to get him to engage with reality. Decided to seek a third opinion with a neuro psychiatrist at the suggestion of his current psychopharmacologist Doctor. So disappointing to still be going backwards. I have been told that diagnosing mental illness can be very challenging and even when you think you have a handle on it, it can change or the meds stop working and now we are living through all of this.