A 25-year-old female asked about a 27-year-old female:
Which a drugs do u prescribe for bipolar with equal mania and depression?
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Internal Medicine 30 years experience
3.7k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
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Family Medicine 34 years experience
Mood stabilizers: Mood stabilizers first such as
antiepileptics like topamax, lamictal, divalproex,
litium with careful monitoring
or atypical antipsychotics such as abilify, resperdal, seroquel, zyprexa, clozaril, or geodon
or more recently Safris, Latuda, (lurasidone) Fanapt, Invega
They may need an atypical antipsychotic plus an antiepileptic at first if manic. Then the mood stabilizer can be augmented with antidepres
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Last updated Sep 17, 2014
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