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I started Abilify 2mg on Monday to try as an adjunct treatment to Wellbutrin XL 450mg. Since Monday night, I have had a headache that has not stopped, although it seems to be at it's worst maybe 6-10 hours after I've taken my meds. 

It only occurred to me today that my headache might be a side effect of Abilify and I wanted to hear if anyone had similar experiences or not, and if you did if it cleared up or not


Edit to add: I've also been experiencing intense nausea, with fits of gagging and retching and I did throw up a little on Tuesday night, and a complete lack of appetite as well the last few days.

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The peak time for abilify is 3 to 5 hours after taking it and you are describing twice that time for your headache to start. I would expect a headache to happen sometime during the peak time. I know I did not get headaches from Abilify, just insomnia. I waited that out and it quit. Often start up side effects go away with a little time.

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