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 36,016 Lamictal 33,422 Seroquel 22,183
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Cymbalta
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Lamictal
Other name: Duloxetine (Duloxetine)
Other name: Lamotrigine (Lamotrigine)
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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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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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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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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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life. Currently taking Cymbalta and Lamictal. That...
" ...life. Currently taking Cymbalta and Lamictal. That helps with the bipolar but I continue to seek some relief for IBS-C. Konsyl fiber is my latest supplement. I tried Remeron a couple... "

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life. Currently taking Cymbalta and Lamictal. That...
" ...entire life. Currently taking Cymbalta and Lamictal. That helps with the bipolar but I continue to seek some relief for IBS-C. Konsyl fiber is my latest supplement. I tried Remeron a couple o... "

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BPII last year and currently on Cymbalta & Lamictal. I love...
" ...BPII last year and currently on Cymbalta & Lamictal. I love lamictal, makes me feel really even w/out any fatigue or sleepyness. My mom is BP as well so it's been... "

pockets of pharmacy. I'm on 60mg of cymbalta, same story as...
" ...lamictal 400mg. no rash, all it does it put money in pockets of pharmacy. I'm on 60mg of cymbalta, same story as lamictal. I was diagnosed with bp at 42. I'm 51 meds never did work,... "

I'm taking Cymbalta for my depression which has helped me...
" ...I also suffered from periods of extreme rage. I'm currently taking Lamictal for the Bipolar disorder, which really helped control my rage and I'm taking Cymbalta for my depression which has helped... "

" ...90mg and Abilify 7.5 mg to control it. My pdoc says that antidepressants can be okay if you also are on a mood stabilizer (for me, Lamictal). I have had my antidepressant dropped when hypomanic.... "

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The Cymbalta seems to work great for my depression, but...
" ...and am Bipolar Type 2. I am currently taking Lamictal for my Bipolar Disorder and Cymbalta was added a few months ago to replace Effexor. The Cymbalta seems to work great for my depression,... "

and cymbalta for the depression. It seems to work well, I...
" I am bi-polar so I am on a few drugs. I take lamictal as a mood stablizer and cymbalta for the depression. It seems to work well, I was on most of the other... "

mg. of Cymbalta and it seems to make a world of difference...
" ...bipolar also and I am on 120 mg. of Cymbalta and it seems to make a world of difference (in a positive way). ...now. Of course I'm taking a mood stabilizer (Lamictal), an anti-psychotic (Abilif... "

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Josullivan, I was taking cymbalta and was still depressed...
" ...Josullivan, I was taking cymbalta and was still depressed when my pdoc added lamictal. The two together work very well for my. My bipolar is mostly depression and the two meds keep me mostly in... "

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