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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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Common Bipolar Disorder treatments discussed around the web
Lithium 32,452 Lamictal 29,903 Seroquel 19,978
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Lithium
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Prozac
Other name: Lithium Citrate (Lithium Citrate)
Other name: Fluoxetine HCl (Fluoxetine HCl)
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Fluoxetine (also known by the tradenames Prozac, Sarafem, Fontex) is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class. It is manufactured and marketed by Eli Lilly and Company. In combination with olanzapine ...
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Top Concerns
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Weight Gain
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Psychotic
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Tiredness
4
Shaking
3
Insomnia
3
Mood Swings
2
Withdrawal
2
Weight Loss
2
Restless
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Irritability
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Withdrawal
9
Addiction
3
Nausea
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3
Dizzy
3
Suicide
2
Sexual Dysfunction
2
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2
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Fluoxetine (also known by the tradenames Prozac, Sarafem, Fontex) is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class. It is manufactured and marketed by Eli Lilly and Company. In combination with olanzapine ...
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" ...when I started Prozac. It actually started working for me within ...change. I was also put on Lithium a year before and Prozac replaced an AD I had been taking with no success. I am Bipolar. If... "

" ...I'm going to do that, definately. I was diagnosed with bi-polar disorder & I'm currently on Prozac & Lithium--which are working great, but I'm wondering, maybe I have totally messed up hormones... "

" ...6 weeks after starting Prozac, I was hospitalized ...for you.\" I just got the bipolar stuff under control, ...back where I started. Ugh. My lithium has a boatload of side effects but ... "

" ...tho til 1991. I take Prozac, lithium, and vitriol. it is the next disease on the ladder under schizo. I tried the ability and it didn't work for me. lithium works the best for me. you may... "

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" ...I am bipolar and take Lithium, Prozac and xanax and it hampers my erection and or ejucation sometimes. Do any of you suffer from the same ? Prozac seems to be the mor prevelant drug thats screws... "

" ...bi-polar but i take RaquelElnd lithium now i think ...or another and prozac did not work for me at all. Everybody is differ... "

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" ...Lexapro and Topamax. It seems at time I have no filter and cannot control what comes out of my mouth. and it gets me in trouble at work. Other than sedating myself into oblivion, which is an opt... "

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" ...dysthymia? I'm bipolar II and have tried numerous med combinations. Currently I take Eskalith and Prozac 20mg/day. The lithium has helped to stabilize me, but I ...this is not helped by the Pr... "

" ...Arthritis (RA) after a year on lithium and a month on prozac. Now I have my RA under control with minocycline and voltaren generic but I cannot take any meds for the bipolar without my RA... "

" ...12 yrs. or more ago from taking lithium & prozac and then got an overnight case of RA where I could not move and was in constant pain. Now I cannot take any meds for the bipolar without the... "

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