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A 36-year-old female asked:

How often is lithium used today, to treat bipolar 1? is it more effective in stabilization than depakote or others that are similar?

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Dr. Oleksandr Osipchuk
Specializes in Psychiatry
Quite often : Lithium is one of the most effective mood stabilizers working for both sides of BD, decreasing SI. It is also has several serious side effects to consider.Please discuss the SE and BENEFITS with your doc.
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