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I'm taking lithium carbonate and trifluoperazine. Both needed for bipolar?

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Dr. Douglas Bey
Psychiatry
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In brief: Probably

Most bipolar pts r on multiple meds you r on an old mood stabilizer & an old antipsychotic which is fine but both have the potential 4 long term side effects.

In brief: Probably

Most bipolar pts r on multiple meds you r on an old mood stabilizer & an old antipsychotic which is fine but both have the potential 4 long term side effects.
Dr. Douglas Bey
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
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In brief: Bipolar

A mood stabilizers with a psychotropic medication is commonly used to stabilize moods, manic/psychotic episodes and prevent cycling.

In brief: Bipolar

A mood stabilizers with a psychotropic medication is commonly used to stabilize moods, manic/psychotic episodes and prevent cycling.
Dr. Alan Ali
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