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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Lithium 36,042 Lamictal 33,438 Seroquel 22,190
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Citalopram
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Depakote
Other name: Celexa (Celexa)
Other name: Depakote ER (Depakote ER)
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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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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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... "

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for several years but never found it very effective,...
" ...diagnosed in 1998.  I was on depakote for several years but never found it very effective, just made me put on weight, however, as others have said, everyone is different.  I'm stabilised now on... "

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... "

a psychiatrist. I started Depakote a few months back...
" ...I started Depakote ...me on Citalopram to battle my depression. So far it's made me exhausted and nauseous, and my psychiatrist warned me that around the second week it might make me more suici... "

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felt it wasn't helping and was the cause of my weight gain....
" ...sevarl years I took Citalopram with Depakote, plus ...stable for sevaral years I came off the Depakote as I felt it wasn't helping and was the cause of my weight gain..  Fortunately I stayed sta... "

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after being prescribed Depakote initially and refusing...
" ...the Mental Health/Bipolar forum - but do correct me if I'm wrong? Anyways, I'm on Lamictal at the moment after being prescribed Depakote initially and ...since I've been on Citalopram and ... "

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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... "

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