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Is topomax used for mania or depression associated with bipolar disorder?

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In brief: 4 VERY mild Bipolar

Topomax (topiramate) is a very mild mood stabilizer, which for most people is not strong/effective enough to treat mania or depression itself, but it can decrease mild mood swings, irritability, and excessive hunger/binge urges.

In brief: 4 VERY mild Bipolar

Topomax (topiramate) is a very mild mood stabilizer, which for most people is not strong/effective enough to treat mania or depression itself, but it can decrease mild mood swings, irritability, and excessive hunger/binge urges.
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Dr. Daryl Tanski
Psychiatry

In brief: No

Topamax (topiramate) has not been proven effective for either the treatment of depression or mania associated with bipolar disorder.
It has other uses that have been proven effective for seizure disorders and headache prevention.

In brief: No

Topamax (topiramate) has not been proven effective for either the treatment of depression or mania associated with bipolar disorder.
It has other uses that have been proven effective for seizure disorders and headache prevention.
Dr. Daryl Tanski
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