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Can a manic episode be triggered by lortab or other narcotic pain medication?

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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
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In brief: Possibly...

1st, make proper dx.
Is DX bipolar disorder, where they're r periods of depression and hypomania? Many triggers, prob an internalized experience leading to changes in specific neurotransmitters in specific part of the brain. The one that will recognize the early signs is not person themself, but the professional or family member that knows her/him best. When manic, feels good & stops med-not good!

In brief: Possibly...

1st, make proper dx.
Is DX bipolar disorder, where they're r periods of depression and hypomania? Many triggers, prob an internalized experience leading to changes in specific neurotransmitters in specific part of the brain. The one that will recognize the early signs is not person themself, but the professional or family member that knows her/him best. When manic, feels good & stops med-not good!
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