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A 29-year-old male asked:

What antipsychotics/medicines for bipolar disorder are easy on the stomach? i just got out of the hospital from a gi bleed following risperdone.

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Dr. Lacresha Hall
Psychiatry 22 years experience
Unsure : Hi Ellis, Actually I have never encountered a patient with a GI bleed from risperidone. There are a lot of medications that you can use for bipolar disorder but since you are sensitive to these Meds, you will need to work closely with your doctor to find one that works best without side effects. Sorry I could not be of more help.
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Varies person 2 pers: Consult your psychiatrist and gastroenterologist. Zolof in my experience has the fewest side effects.
Dr. Lacresha Hall
Psychiatry 22 years experience
I agree you should consult your prescribing physician. Zoloft is a very tolerable medication, however you would not want to use that without being on a mood stabilizer if at all.
Feb 17, 2016

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