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Whats the best treatment for bi-polar?
15 doctors weighed in

Dr. John Moranville
Psychiatry
8 doctors agree
In brief: Many options
The treatment is to find the mood stabilizer that works for you.
Options include lithium, valproic acid (depakote), Lamotrigine (lamictal), aripiperazole (abilify), quatiapine (seroquel), Oxcarbazepine (trileptal), and Carbamazepine (tegretol). Your psychiatrist can help you find the one that is right for you.

In brief: Many options
The treatment is to find the mood stabilizer that works for you.
Options include lithium, valproic acid (depakote), Lamotrigine (lamictal), aripiperazole (abilify), quatiapine (seroquel), Oxcarbazepine (trileptal), and Carbamazepine (tegretol). Your psychiatrist can help you find the one that is right for you.
Dr. John Moranville
Dr. John Moranville
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Dr. Divyansu Patel
Psychiatry
5 doctors agree
In brief: Medication
Mood stabilizer or antipsychotic are indicated for the treatment for bipolar. You should talk to your doctor for futher treatment options.

In brief: Medication
Mood stabilizer or antipsychotic are indicated for the treatment for bipolar. You should talk to your doctor for futher treatment options.
Dr. Divyansu Patel
Dr. Divyansu Patel
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Dr. Andrew Berry
Clinical Psychology
In brief: Mood stabilizers
Mood stabilizers are used to treat bipolar disorder.
Lithium and depakote would be two examples of mood stabilizers but there are others, depending on symptoms, and depending on what works for the patient.

In brief: Mood stabilizers
Mood stabilizers are used to treat bipolar disorder.
Lithium and depakote would be two examples of mood stabilizers but there are others, depending on symptoms, and depending on what works for the patient.
Dr. Andrew Berry
Dr. Andrew Berry
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In brief: Patient dependent
Unfortunately there is no best treatment.
Diferent patient will respond diferently to diferent treatment options. The best treatment will be what works best for that specific patient. Some people will respond to medication, some to behavioral modification, other to both.

In brief: Patient dependent
Unfortunately there is no best treatment.
Diferent patient will respond diferently to diferent treatment options. The best treatment will be what works best for that specific patient. Some people will respond to medication, some to behavioral modification, other to both.
Dr. Antonio Garcia Merino
Dr. Antonio Garcia Merino
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