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Aside from antidepressants, what medication can be given alongside depakote to treat bipolar?

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Dr. Douglas Bey
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Mood stabilizers ant: Other mood stabilizers like lithium tegretol lamectil and anti psychotics like Abilify (aripiprazole) zyprexa seroquel etc sometimes anxiolytics like xanax Ativan Klonopin r also prescribed.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Bipolar: Atypical antipsychotics are used, such as seroquel (quetiapine) & Abilify (aripiprazole). Also, other mood stabilizers/anti-seizure medications such as lithium, topamax, (topiramate) trileptal, neurontin, etc.

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