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What mood stabilizers do not have a drying effect on skin and eyes (i'm stuck with divalproex at the moment)?

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Dr. Tim Conrad
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In brief: Almost all do

Nearly all drugs used to treat depression and psychosis are drying drugs.
My approach to dealing with this issue is to stay on the drugs and treat the dryness. You should see an ophthalmolgist for dry eyes and an ENT physician for dry mouth.

In brief: Almost all do

Nearly all drugs used to treat depression and psychosis are drying drugs.
My approach to dealing with this issue is to stay on the drugs and treat the dryness. You should see an ophthalmolgist for dry eyes and an ENT physician for dry mouth.
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