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Depakote vs. Lithium Carbonate for Depression

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Depakote

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Other Names: Depakote ER   Divalproex   Epival

Lithium Carbonate

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Other Names: Lithobid   Eskalith   Priadel   Eskalith CR
Rating: 2.5 out of 5
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Rating: 2 out of 5
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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 ... Read more on Wikipedia
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... Read more on Wikipedia
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What patients are saying about Depakote + Lithium Carbonate + Depression

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prescriptions for $4(30 day supply) and lithium carbonate...
...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 ...mania and depression, I'm not...
examined the doctor put me on depakote 500mg twice a day...
...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 ...examined the doctor put me on depakote 500mg twice...
day. I have been on it a while though. They say it does work...
...have a problem and I take 1200 mg of Lithium Carbonate a day. I have been on it a while though. They say it does...
I found Depakote made me too...erm...'stable', if...
...with these drugs was in combination with Lithium Carbonate - so, really, this ...irrelevant crap. I found Depakote made me too...erm...'stable', if ...explain that, I felt numb to my emo...
felt better but the second week, I have been very letharg...
...site. I have gone off of Depakote two weeks ago ...are interested. Also, when I went off of the Depakote, I initially felt better but the second week, I have been very lethargic. Not sure if a...
and lithium carbonate (prescription) and the side effects...
...very effective as well as some other vitamins. I tried depakote and lithium carbonate (prescription) and the side effects are just insane. I am a firm believer...
Iraq. I used to take depakote but the lithium seems to be...
...a rapid cycler I take effexor xr 300mg, lithium carbonate er 300 mg a day, ...son was sent to Iraq. I used to take depakote but the lithium seems to be working better. The worst time of day for...
is allowing me to get off (tapper off)Lithium Carbonate...
...My Psych finally is allowing me to get off (tapper off)Lithium Carbonate. Currently I take 1,200mg daily. I really want to try Trileptal. I researched it and the others she offered. Depakote is a...
Lamictal (I'm taking), lithium carbonate (I'm taking), and...
The way Topamax reads, it sounds like a ...other options--Abilify, Lamictal (I'm taking), lithium carbonate (I'm taking), and lots more. I think Depakote is, also. Talk to your...
and used as well as lithium carbonate means your husband...
...is a pretty powerful drug and used as well as lithium carbonate means your husband is ...for milder problems such as depression and addictions. www.tahoma-clinic.com/lithium1.shtml Some ...
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