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Bipolar disorder and adderall

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Balminder Mangat
Addiction Medicine 47 years experience
Bipolar: Not knowing what he is taking, but mixing adderal and xanax (alprazolam) is lunacy. Adderal and like meds are not only contra indicated in bipolar, ... Read More

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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Welsh
Clinical Psychology 18 years experience
Great: It sounds like you figured out the balance already! your medications are commonly prescribed to help people with the issues you are concerned about. C... Read More
Dr. Shariq Refai
Psychiatry 13 years experience
Overlap: Symptoms of adhd and bipolar overlap. Sometimes it can be difficult to decipher the two. See your physician and let your physician manage and follow d... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Agree with input: you have already received. Sounds like your treatment is medication focused. For the best treatment results- a combination of talking therapy (behavio... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Get back to doctor : You need to return to the prescribing doctor for evaluation and discussion of these symptoms with you.
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Pain Management 39 years experience
Cymbalta: You probably should stop taking the Cymbalta.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymond Coffin
Clinical Psychology 26 years experience
2nd opinion helpful: As you know, balancing out the cycles of a bipolar disorder can be maddeningly tricky. So it is not uncommon for multiple meds to be ordered. Which en... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 42 years experience
Lithium Level: Lithium is an essential mineral nutrient. It's not often measured specifically except when someone with bipolar disorder is taking pharmaceutical lit... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
Psychiatry 39 years experience
History: No lab or radiologic test, nor physical exam, can test for bipolar. Perhaps one day as there are strong indications it is a brain condition with a gen... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Pancner
Clinical Psychology 18 years experience
Genetics: Bipolar disorder has been found to have some hereditary basis. This doesn't mean that there is a 100% chance that the offsoring of someone with bipola... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daryl Tanski
Specializes in Psychiatry
Treating bipolar : Successful management of bipolar disorder involved medication as indicated, avoiding alcohol and substance use, good sleep habits, and regular exercis... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Keener
Child Psychiatry 16 years experience
Clinical exam: Although in the future we may have blood tests or functional MRI scans that can diagnose the disorder, for now the only way to diagnose bipolar is to ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Bipolar disorder : That cannot be classified into any of the mood disorder categories of dsm-v, but which clearly has manic components as necessary for the diagnosis and... Read More

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