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meds fer life

i realize i should not go without meds i need to keep taking them my question; do anti-psychotic pills shave off your life expectancy?
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Well I don't believe he took antipsychotics ever.  He just happened to get diabetes later in life and consequently died from complications due to it.
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Not sure........... but I do know that going without them certainly will...........If what you have is working then why oh why would you entertain the thought of going off them....You know what it takes to get stable....
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i am merely asking about life expectantcy because i read somewhere about it that it may cost 15 years LESS than normal any facts would be welcomed
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3236191_tn?1355144215
I think that's mainly due to weight gain, diabetes, etc. that they can cause.
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oh ok like what happened to SYD BARRET (pink floyd guitarist) :)
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3236191_tn?1355144215
Well I don't believe he took antipsychotics ever.  He just happened to get diabetes later in life and consequently died from complications due to it.
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My Dad is 70 with 44 years of medication behind him.  He is with medication induced parkinsons and diabetes.  He never took care of his health still eats sweets.  So make your own judgement.  He would have been dead by 30 without the meds?
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that's great information you guys & gals :)
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