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I just read your response regarding lasix/congestive heart failure. i have a family member with chf & pulmonary hypertension who is also bi-polar. she was taken off lithium due to the lasix & we can't seem to find anything other med that works as well as

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Dr. Marc Zimmermann
Psychiatry 23 years experience
Lithium is a great: medication. It may even be the most effective for him/her. However, sometimes we have to settle for second best. There are many mood stabilizers. Discuss this with his/her doctor.

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