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What Is Most Common Combination Of Medication Used To Treat Bi Polar
The lay term is manic depression. It is a mood cycling condition in which a person has periods of elevated mood & energy, little sleep, racing thoughts & grandiose ideas. The person may engage in risky behaviors, spend a lot or work a lot. These episodes alternate w/ periods of depression for at least 2 wks. The duration & severity of the manic sx determines the ...Read more
Caution needed: You may well need the Methylprednisolone for a medical condition, but please make sure your doctors know you also have bipolar disorder. Also make sure you maintain your bipolar medications, and monitor your sleep pattern, etc closely. First sign of anything out of the ordinary, inform your physicians. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there a generic for the drug seroquel yet? If not, what is a cheaper alternative for it to treat bi-polar disorder?
How does someone get off bi-polar medication? I was diagnosed as having marginal bi-polar symptoms.
Many: There are several classes of medications used with this disorder. Which one depends on symptoms, medical history, and family medical history. ...Read more
Mood stabilizer: Lithium is the most effective, but may have effects on kidneys and thyroid with long term use. Depakote, lamictal, tegretol, and trileptal are also used as mood stabilizers. Abilify and seroquel may also be used. See mine and others responses to similar questions. The most important is to work with your psychiatrist to find the right medication for you. ...Read more
Yes: Mood stabilizers vary greatly in their tendency to cause sedation. Lamictal, an anticonvulsant that is often used for the depressive phase of bipolar disorder, is one example of a mood stabilizer that does not tend to be sedating. Speak to your psychiatrist about options that may be less sedating or options to address the sedation you may already be experiencing. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Bipolar Disorder: Bipolar disorder is a medical condition and not a simple ailment that can be treated with any otc medications.Now we have really good medications if used appropriately alone or in combination are life savers. I would advise not to use any medications just what some one recommends discuss that with your psychiatrist to get the best possible treatment all the best. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Probably: Irritability or unjustifiable anger are common symptoms of bipolar disorder and may be part of depression, mania, or mixed episode. Most individuals with bipolar disorder spend much of the time in a mixed episode if not adequately treated. A mixed episode is a combination of manic and depressive symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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