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Bipolar disorder or bipolar Affect (psychology) disorder, historically known as manic–depressive disorder, is a Classific...
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Celexa vs Lamictal for Bipolar Disorder

Celexa
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Lamictal
Other name: Citalopram (Citalopram)
Other name: Lamotrigine (Lamotrigine)
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Citalopram ( trade names: Celexa, Cipramil) is an antidepressant Medication of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class. It has U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval to treat Major depressive disorder, and is prescr...
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Lamotrigine, marketed in the US as Lamictal by GlaxoSmithKline, is an anticonvulsant drug used in the treatment of epilepsy and bipolar disorder. It is also used as an adjunct in treating depression, though this is considered off-label usage. Fo...
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Withdrawal
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Nausea
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Dizzy
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Sexual Dysfunction
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Addiction
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Drowsy
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Sleepy
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Numbness
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Psychotic
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Drowsy
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Sedation
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Sleepy
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Citalopram ( trade names: Celexa, Cipramil) is an antidepressant Medication of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class. It has U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval to treat Major depressive disorder, and is prescr...
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Lamotrigine, marketed in the US as Lamictal by GlaxoSmithKline, is an anticonvulsant drug used in the treatment of epilepsy and bipolar disorder. It is also used as an adjunct in treating depression, though this is considered off-label usage. Fo...
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along with Celexa. That combination has worked so well for...
" ...well to Ritalin, but I'm on Lamictal for bipolar along with Celexa. That combination has worked so... "

work, no side effects), Celexa as an antidepressant an...
" Hi I am bipolar and have suffered extreme anxiety. I currently take Lamictal as a mood stabilizer (seems to work, no side effects), Celexa as an antidepressant... "

xa. Both of these work together well. It is AWESOME how bala...
" ...LASTING!!! Take a look at this med. Personally, I am bi polar and I take Lamictal and Celexa. Both of these work together well. It is AWESOME how balanced these two meds keep me sain.... "

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ave significant carb cravings and bouts of drowsiness.has a...
" ...able to drop my Celexa down to 20 mgs. I have been experiencing headaches. I'm not sure if it's from the meds or from my eyes, which seem suddenly worse. I also have significant carb cravings and... "

and sleep aid. I am also on Celexa an antidepressant. It is...
" Im assuming you have BP depression? My pdoc put me on Lamictal (helps with BP depression and as a mood stabilizer, along with seroquel for a mood stabilizer... "

to take celexa but it quit working after 10 months. Effexor...
" I have bipolar I and OCD. I am taking Lamictal, effexor, risperadal, fanapt, and trazadone. I used to take celexa but it quit working after 10 months. Effexor is my drug of... "

the rash and taking it again. Also celexa 60mg has helped...
" Lamictal was awesome but I got a skin rash. I'm on abilify now ...doesn't work the same. I'm almost considering accepting the rash and taking it again. Also celexa 60mg has helped a lot... "

is probably not good either if she is bipolar. Really. Pl...
" Celexa is probably not good either if she is bipolar. Really. Please find a pdoc that will listen to you about the bipolar. With depression I would think the first drug of choice to trial would... "

trazadone, and celexa, and I am so much better then I used...
" I have bipolar and post traumatic stress disorder and mood disorder, so I am on, lamictal, seroquel, trazadone, and celexa, and I am so much better then I used to... "

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results. However, I do take Celexa also for the depression....
" I am Bi-Polar II and General Anxiety Disorder. I have been taking Lamictal for about 4 years now. Previously I was on Lithium and had to many ER vists for toxicity. I really like being on Lamictal... "

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