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I just lost my session. I have been prescribed Olanzapine 5

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Hello I just lost my session. I have been prescribed Olanzapine 5 mg, Clonazepam ,5 mg and Zoloft 100mg on Friday. I had been taking the zolot at 200 but the other are replacement drugs. The Olanzpine is supposed to be twice a day and I have taken it once a day and even them would like to cut it in half. The Colnazepam I have taken once a day and that seems perhaps enough. The zoloft is OK. So what do I do Must I take the full dose if it makes me feel like a total zombie? It is too much and I have family members who are sensitive to aspirin. I am also sensitive to medications. Thank you.
JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?
Customer: No allergies that I know. The meds listed...
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: No he or she can ask I believe.
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 months ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 months ago.

who is prescribing these medications for you? your primary care doctor? psychiatrist?

what is your diagnosis? do you have bad anxiety symptoms? depression?

if the clonazepam once a day is enough, that is fine.

if the olanzapine is enough, that is fine.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Thank you! It is a psychiatrist and I was frazzled at the time. Bi polar seems to be the most recent. I am more nervous about not following his instructions than anything. But quite groggy although at least functional and I could call if more information would be helpful. I waited all day to take it. On the east coast.
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 months ago.

let your doctor know you are doing once a day

if your bipolar symptoms get worse, you may need the olanzapine twice a day

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