A 44-year-old member asked:
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what bipolar medications are good to take with guanfacine or other adhd medication?

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Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience Psychiatry
Difficult question: There are many effective medication to be used with bipolar disorder. The answer is the best one is the one that works best in your situation. You must work with your doctor to find the most efficacious medication for you.
Answered on Jun 2, 2012
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Bipolar: Most mood stabilizers are safe, depending on your doctor's preference, tolerability, side-effects, and any health issues.
Answered on Oct 3, 2016

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