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Depakote vs Lithium Carbonate for Depression

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Other name: Depakote ER (Depakote ER)
Other name: Lithobid (Lithobid)
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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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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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Lithium carbonate is a chemical compound of lithium, carbon, and oxygen with the chemical formula Li2CO3. This colorless Salt (chemistry) is widely used in the processing of metal oxides and has received attention for its use in psychiatry. It is found i...
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nausea and headaches I get from it are almost debilitating...
" I am on Lithium Carbonate. I have been on for about 5 months. Currentley taking 600 MG, 300 in the morning, 300 at night. The litium makes me miserable. It's help with my manic cycles but it has... "

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ER. I gained weight on Depakote, but that's a different...
" From my recollection I have never gained any weight because of Lithium Carbonate ER. I gained weight on Depakote, but that's a different animal. I know that supposedly some people gain weight... "

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rbonate ER. I gained weight on Depakote, but that's a di...
" ...class='post entry-content From my recollection I have never gained any weight because of Lithium Carbonate ER. I gained weight on Depakote, but that's a... "

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ffered. Depakote is a drug I took in 1999, worked AWESOME. H...
" ...some different opinions. My Psych finally is allowing me to get off (tapper off)Lithium Carbonate. Currently I take 1,200mg ...it and the others she offered. Depakote is a drug I took in 1999, worked... "

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mined the doctor put me on depakote 500mg twice a day and...
" ...was diagnosed as a bipolar 5 years ago in a boarding school , i started talking lithium carbonate, Prozac and Abilify, then due to the side effects of me not being ...to get examined the doctor put me... "

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zz word for that feeling. To explain that, I felt numb t...
" ...experiences with these drugs was in combination with Lithium Carbonate - so, really, this ...irrelevant crap. I found Depakote made me too...erm...'stable', if that's buzz word for that feeling. To... "

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day. I have been on it a while though. They say it does work...
" I'm with Scully, I don't have a problem and I take 1200 mg of Lithium Carbonate a day. I have been on it a while... "

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after that they switched me from depakote to lithium ,witch...
" ...back and was also given klonapin at that time i also ...you feel after that they switched me from depakote to lithium ,witch now that ...witch is alot weaker than Lithium carbonate i was on ,but i have only... "

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and I feel more depressed. It's a cycle.I checked my...
" ...food choices and I feel more depressed. It's a cycle. I checked my pharmacies list for those 400 prescriptions for $4(30 day supply) and lithium carbonate is on the list(Mental health drugs is the... "

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ds alone, never mind together(!), can cause weight gain -...
" ...moods - low doses of Depakote and Lithium (actually I'd heard ...with 450 mg/night of Lithium Carbonate. I have heard that EACH of these meds alone, never mind together(!), can cause weight gain - and... "

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