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Is it recommended to stop lithobid and stay on abilify (aripiprazole)?

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Dr. J. Kirk Clopton
Psychiatry
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Lithobid (lithium carbonate) is typically a medication that needs to be slowly discontinued rather than abruptly stopped.
These medications are used in the treatment of bipolar disorder. Studies indicate that only 9% of bipolar patients can be stabilized on a single medication. 80% of patients take between 2-5 medications to achieve stabilization. It is common to use these two meds in combination.

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Lithobid (lithium carbonate) is typically a medication that needs to be slowly discontinued rather than abruptly stopped.
These medications are used in the treatment of bipolar disorder. Studies indicate that only 9% of bipolar patients can be stabilized on a single medication. 80% of patients take between 2-5 medications to achieve stabilization. It is common to use these two meds in combination.
Dr. J. Kirk Clopton
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry

In brief: Abilify (aripiprazole)

If your doctor advised it.

In brief: Abilify (aripiprazole)

If your doctor advised it.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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