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Found this list from the book surviving schizophrenia by E. Fuller Torrey. [1] I thought it might be useful for people using this forum.

abacavir (Ziagen)
acyclovir (Zovirax)
amantadine (Symmetrel)
azithromycin (Zithromax)
baclofen (Kemstro)
bupropion (Wellbutrin)
caffeine
chlorambucil (Leukeran)
chloroquine (Aralen)
clonidine (Catapres)
cyclobenzaprine (Flexeril)
cycloserine (Seromycin)
dapsone
DEET (Off)
dextromethorphan (Robitussin)
digoxin (Lanoxin)
disopyramide (Norpace)
disulfiram (Antabuse)
dronabinol (Marinol)
efavirenz (Sustiva)
ganciclovir (Cytovene)
ifosfamide (Ifex)
interleukin-2 (Proleukin)
isoniazid
levodopa (Sinemet)
lidocaine (Xylocaine)
mefloquine (Lariam)
methyldopa
methylphenidate (Ritalin)
metronidazole (Flagyl)
modafinil (Provigil)
nevirapine (Viramune)
oseltamivir (Tamiflu)
propafenone (Rythmol)
pseudoephedrine (Sudafed)
quinidine
ramelteon (Rozerem)
selegiline (Eldepryl)
sibutramine (Meridia)
sildenafil (Viagra)
sodium oxybate (Xyrem)
tizanidine (Zanaflex)
trazodone
trimethoprim,
sulfamethoxazole (Bactrim)
valganciclovir (Valcyte)
vincristine
voriconazole (Vfend)
zolpidem (Ambien)

[1] http://www.amazon.com/Surviving-Schizophrenia-6th-Family-Manual/dp/0062268856/

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That's interesting. Someone I know is a schizophrenic and is on two of those medications. He's had no such problems. In fact, he does quite well on his current regimen. He's about as high functioning as one can be. Interestingly enough, I have no history of schizophrenia, but Paxil causes medication induced psychosis in me in the form of homicidal ideations. I don't have that problem with other SSRIs, just Paxil as far as I know. 

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That's interesting. Someone I know is a schizophrenic and is on two of those medications. He's had no such problems. In fact, he does quite well on his current regimen. He's about as high functioning as one can be. Interestingly enough, I have no history of schizophrenia, but Paxil causes medication induced psychosis in me in the form of homicidal ideations. I don't have that problem with other SSRIs, just Paxil as far as I know. 

Even I'm on modafinil(provigil) which is listed in the list. I don't have any problems taking 100mg of it, but above that dose gives me paranoia.

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I'm on 4 of those meds, but for me I don't think they are causing any hallucinations.  I've had hallucinations and delusions way before starting any of them, and the hallucinations have even lessened over time while on them.  And ironically, trazodone actually got rid of hallucinations, not cause them.

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Just jumping in to add procyclidine to the list. It's often prescribed for tardive dyskinesia/EPS caused by antipsychotics, but it's an anticholinergic, making it a deliriant. In my experience, 15mg is the cutoff - two standard procyclidine pills (10mg) is the top therapeutic dose.

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Isn't DEET the stuff in bug spray that you spray on your skin ...  And then it absorbs in?

Yup. I'll add that it's also something intended to be used only for a short period, like a vacation. Using too much of it can be bad for you. I relied on it when I first moved to my current home because I wasn't used to the bugs here and I had bad reactions to their bites.

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I've never had psychotic "episodes" or an increase in psychotic symptoms as a result of either of my narcolepsy meds. I was on 400mg of modafinil for about 8 months then switched to methylphenidate. If anything I found methylphenidate helps with my handling of psychosis sometimes because when I'm on it I end up getting so focused on a single activity my awareness of hearing voices pretty much dissipates for the duration of that activity. Also stimulants make me more outgoing and when I'm socialising, again, no voices.

In my experience it's not stimulants that induce or exacerbate psychosis, it's the sleep deprivation that can occur from abusing them... and I've had my fair share of stimulant binges which usually ended in me knocking myself out with benzos/antipsychotics due to the resulting psychosis. But saying that, even with my addictive personality, I've never felt any need to abuse methylphenidate, nor have I wanted to. It's just too functional. Also I recognise the importance of adhering to a strict regimen when my stimulants are prescribed for a medical condition and one needs to take them daily. 

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In my experience it's not stimulants that induce or exacerbate psychosis, it's the sleep deprivation that can occur from abusing them...

I totally agree that sleep deprivation can cause increased hallucinations/delusions.  That and a lot of stress.

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Just jumping in to add procyclidine to the list. It's often prescribed for tardive dyskinesia/EPS caused by antipsychotics, but it's an anticholinergic, making it a deliriant. In my experience, 15mg is the cutoff - two standard procyclidine pills (10mg) is the top therapeutic dose.

I too suffer if I take too much procyclidine 15mg is the max I can take per day before I start seeing things.

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