A member asked:

I do not have bipolar disorder. i do have recurrent major depression, severe. why would my psychiatrist prescribe lithium and geodon (ziprasidone)?

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Dr. Felix Brizuela answered

Specializes in Neurology

Many argue that many cases of depression are a form of bipolar disease. specially if your mood fluctuates. instead of going from extreme highs to lows, you go from lows without going into highs, so many treat depression as a form of bipolar disease. What drugs you go on depends on how high or low you go. I would have to know more about your case.

Answered Oct 24, 2017



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