23 months

Mental health and how long does it take to get better with medication

Hi dr ang jin keat I’m karunagaran your former patient how are you?

After 9 years of taking lithium carbonate and I’m paliperidone I’m finally getting better I have my own computer repair service…

My question is is it the norm that it takes 9 years

Dr Ramzdhan,

23 months

Greetings, thank you for your question.

I understand your concerns, I will try to help you.

For your information, the rate of recovery varies from person to person and is influenced by a number of factors, including the following:

  • age
  • the severity of the disease
  • pre-existing diseases
  • access and response to treatment

Therefore, you are advised to continue taking the medication and come to your doctor’s appointment as scheduled. You can contact our doctor online for further information and treatment.

I hope this answer helps you. Thank you.

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