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Bipolar Disorder

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Bipolar disorder or bipolar Affect (psychology) disorder, historically known as manic?depressive disorder, is a Classific...
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Common Bipolar Disorder treatments discussed around the web
Lithium 32,470 Lamictal 29,914 Seroquel 19,989
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Abilify
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Cymbalta
Other name: Aripiprazole (Aripiprazole)
Other name: Duloxetine (Duloxetine)
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7 / 10
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99,504
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Depression
Bipolar Disorder
Anxiety
Psychotic
Restless
Mania
Schizophrenia
OCD*
Paranoia*
Hallucinations
Mood Swings
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Pain
Depression
Anxiety
Fibromyalgia
Nerve Pain
Headaches*
Bipolar Disorder
Migraines*
Neuropathy
GAD
Back Pain
OCD*
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Method of use:
Injection, Pill
Method of use:
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Prescribing mode:
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Prescribing mode:
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Aripiprazole ( brand names: Abilify, Aripiprex) is an atypical antipsychotic and antidepressant used in the treatment of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and clinical depression. It was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ...
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Duloxetine (sold under the brand names Cymbalta, Ariclaim, Xeristar, Yentreve, Duzela) is a serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor manufactured and marketed by Eli Lilly and Company. It is effective for major depressive...
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Top Concerns
Abi
Weight Gain
10
Tiredness
4
Insomnia
4
Sedation
2
Weight Loss
2
Withdrawal
2
Diabetes
1
Sleepy
1
Drowsy
1
Nausea
1
Top Concerns
Cym
Addiction
1
Sexual Dysfunction
1
Diabetes
1
Suicidal
1
Arthritis
1
Suicidal Thoughts
1
Suicide
1
Dry Mouth
1
Nightmares
1
Serotonin Syndrome
1
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Insomnia
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Sedation
Abi
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Weight Loss
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Withdrawal
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1
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Suicide
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Dry Mouth
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About Abilify
Aripiprazole ( brand names: Abilify, Aripiprex) is an atypical antipsychotic and antidepressant used in the treatment of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and clinical depression. It was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ...
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About Cymbalta
Duloxetine (sold under the brand names Cymbalta, Ariclaim, Xeristar, Yentreve, Duzela) is a serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor manufactured and marketed by Eli Lilly and Company. It is effective for major depressive...
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" ...it did help my bipolar and depression symptoms. I have recently found, though, that there is a bad interaction between Abilify and other meds I am on like Cymbalta and Celebrex. I am also a... "

" ...out that I have bipolar disorder. I must say ...but for me I choose meds. Abilify has helped even out my mood considerably and Lexapro and Cymbalta have helped with my anxiety and depression... "

" ...takes Cymbalta and it made a huge difference in his ...eventually diagnosed as bipolar and is also on Abilify. He has had no negative side effects and has gain... "

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" ...the depressive side. I have taken cymbalta for years and had good success with its ...but at least I am sleeping less with it. I also take Abilify which helps the antidepressant work better.... "

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" ...immediately noticed severe muscle stiffness,, i could not sit still for more than a couple of minutes, could not sleep, so i stopped taking it. the cymbalta didn't help either, so i recently... "

" ...just prescribed Abilify, anyone have any experiences to share so I know what to expect? Everything fails for me. Will this make me drowsy? That I ...suicidal breakdown. Cymbalta caused rapid cy... "

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" ...cymbalta was good but I was still having ...and neither gave me any side effects. That's what abilify does- it helps anti-dep... "

" ...supposedly have BP II and I am on Cymbalta (because of my fibro diagnosis) and also Abilify, but I quit the Abilify. I think mos... "

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" ...well together. I personally take Cymbalta (antidepressant) & Abilify (antipsychotic). This drug cocktail has been a blessing but neither of them work at all for me... "

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" Oh, and I have tried to cut the cymbalta, with bad results. I have been verrrry slowwwly reducing my abilify. I'm down to 3mg daily from 20 mg, but... "

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