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I have bipolar 1 and am having a hard time recently managing irritability and anxiety any meds you can recommend?

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Dr. Eric Anderson
Psychiatry
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In brief: Bipolar treatment

While i can't recommend specific medications for your specific case, in general the mood stabilizers are the treatment of choice.
There are many different options to choose from, so getting the one that best fits you, helps your anxiety, and has the least side effects is very important. Keeping an open line of communication with your doctor will definitely help this process.

In brief: Bipolar treatment

While i can't recommend specific medications for your specific case, in general the mood stabilizers are the treatment of choice.
There are many different options to choose from, so getting the one that best fits you, helps your anxiety, and has the least side effects is very important. Keeping an open line of communication with your doctor will definitely help this process.
Dr. Eric Anderson
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Dr. John Moranville
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Many options

Irritability and anxiety can be part of a manic or depressive episode or more commonly part of what we call a mixed episode.
Research indicates that most bipolars spend most of their time in a mixed episode. The most important thing is always mood stabilization. Ask your doc if you need to adjust your mood stabilizer first.

In brief: Many options

Irritability and anxiety can be part of a manic or depressive episode or more commonly part of what we call a mixed episode.
Research indicates that most bipolars spend most of their time in a mixed episode. The most important thing is always mood stabilization. Ask your doc if you need to adjust your mood stabilizer first.
Dr. John Moranville
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