Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

bipolar disorder drugs

A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Passer
34 years experience Child Psychiatry
That's a shame: You need to try and find either a board certified addiction psychiatrist or a board certified psychiatrist who is also board certified in addictionolo ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
No: Drug abuse is bad. Abuse is by definition bad. But drug abuse cannot be blamed for everything. The symptoms that can lead to a person being diagnosed ... Read More
2
2 comments
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Psychiatric Care: I know of no ethical physician who would do mental health care by email or telephone. I am sorry to say. Mental health must be managed in person.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience Pediatrics
Bipolar Disorder : There are no drugs which prevent bipolar disorder. It is largely genetic. However, consistent parenting skills, nonuse of corporal punishment, consi ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leslie Howell
19 years experience psychiatry
Mood stabilizer: Mood stabilizers are commonly used for treatment of bipolar disorder - i.E depakote, lithium, tegretol, Trileptal and lamictal. Antipsychotic medicati ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Forster
35 years experience Psychiatry
Not One Combination: There really isn't one "usual" combination. In my experience there are some indicators that can guide selecting medications based on the nature of you ... Read More
4
4 thanks
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Worsen sxs: The two worst decisions you cam make if you have bipolar spectrum disorder are: 1. Not to take prescribed psychotropic medications & 2. To use illicit ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Worsens symptoms: Don't know which recreational drugs you are referring to. However, the response is usually pretty universal in that it causes deterioration emotional ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
The non drug treatments for Bipolar disorder include:: Counseling, Electroconvulsive therapy, Behavior therapy, Psychotherapy.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
If there is a: Predisposition - it could be triggered by use of mood altering drugs.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month