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Has anyone else had too much medicine for bipolar affective disorder?
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Dr. J. Kirk Clopton
Psychiatry
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In brief: I've seen it
I often see patients with bipolar disorder who are over medicated.
However, clinical experience shows us that 90% of bipolar patients require 2-5 medications to achieve symptom control. The goal is to use combinations that make sense while paying attention to overlapping side effects that can negatively effect quality of life.

In brief: I've seen it
I often see patients with bipolar disorder who are over medicated.
However, clinical experience shows us that 90% of bipolar patients require 2-5 medications to achieve symptom control. The goal is to use combinations that make sense while paying attention to overlapping side effects that can negatively effect quality of life.
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