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Citalopram vs. Depakote for Bipolar Disorder

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Citalopram

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Other Names: Celexa   Cipramil   Seropram

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Other Names: Depakote ER   Divalproex   Epival
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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... Read more on Wikipedia
Valproic acid (VPA) is a chemical compound that has found clinical use as an anticonvulsant and mood stabilizer medication, primarily in the treatment of epilepsy, bipolar disorder, and, less commonly, major depressive disorder. It is also used to ... Read more on Wikipedia
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By denarachel
May 31, 2014
denarachel wrote
Humira affecting depakote levels
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By Notsurewhattodo
April 28, 2014
Notsurewhattodo wrote
street amphetamine and citalopram mix?
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By Cheryl
February 19, 2014
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Citalopram and paranoia
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By psydo niche
December 27, 2013
psydo niche wrote
depokote and heroin
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November 18, 2013
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By nj611
August 14, 2013
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just started depakote- signs of hypoglycemia
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What patients are saying about Citalopram + Depakote + Bipolar Disorder

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and I also take depakote which is for manic episodes.If...
...been on varying mg's of citalopram for 5 years.I ...and I also take depakote which is for ...is scary!I've only recently started treatment for bipolar.It's a route...
think it's losing it's effect now. Depakote - Works well...
Fluoxetine - Did not work at ...fun at all... Citalopram - Helped me a lot for a while, although I think it's losing it's effect now. Depakote - Works well for me, although the weight gain is...
about that? Citalopram barely worked for me and then pooped...
...wonders for me too. From your signature, it looks like you've never tried an SNRI before, have you thought about that? Citalopram barely worked for me and then pooped out, but Effexor works...
I'm seeing a psychiatrist.  I started Depakote a few months...
...I'm seeing a psychiatrist.  I started Depakote a few months ...my psychiatrist put me on Citalopram to battle my depression.  So far it's made me exhausted and nauseous, and my psychiatrist warn...
for 12 years. I'm on depakote for my bi polar. Has...
...how long did it take you? and has anyone been on Depakote? how did you do with conceiving? how were you taken off your meds? I've got an appointment with the Psychiatrist in a few weeks...
suicidal, only on it for a week or two -Citalopram Worked...
...it for a week or two -Citalopram Worked for a while, stopped working and needed to go up higher than safe, moved to Zoloft -Lorazepam Started abusing it, was taken off of it -Hydroxizine...
just been switched from citalopram to depakote after seeing...
Hey, just been switched from citalopram to depakote after seeing the psych who thinks it's more likely i'm bipolar 2. Does anyone have any experience with this drug? Everything I've read so...
long. I take depakote, citalopram and trilofon(sp) for...
...that A.A. is a cult. I also know that that is the only way that I've been able to stay sober this long. I take depakote, citalopram and trilofon(sp) for my B.P.
started it (he was the same on Depakote too) but with this...
...started it (he was the same on Depakote too) but with ...advice on this?! SWIM is also on Citalopram, Oxycontin, Diazepam. Reputation Co...
of that and switched to depakote which didn't help. A few...
...I originally started on zoloft about three years ago ...off of that and switched to depakote which didn't help. A few months later I got onto citalopram which has helped. aderall helped a little...
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