Bipolar Disorder

1,031,264
Discussions
Share your experience
Bipolar disorder or bipolar Affect (psychology) disorder, historically known as manic?depressive disorder, is a Classific...
Read on Wikipedia
Common Bipolar Disorder treatments discussed around the web
Lithium 34,055 Lamictal 31,380 Seroquel 20,929
1,031,264 conversations around the web about Bipolar Disorder to help you make a decision
1,031,264 conversations around the web about Bipolar Disorder to help you make a decision
Share your experience

Compare medications for Bipolar Disorder

Lithium
VS.
Prozac
Other name: Lithium Citrate (Lithium Citrate)
Other name: Fluoxetine HCl (Fluoxetine HCl)
3.5
3.0
216,397
Discussions around the web
Discussions
308,394
Discussions around the web
Discussions
Taken for:
by discussions around the web
Bipolar Disorder
Depression
Taken for:
by discussions around the web
Depression
OCD
Bipolar Disorder*
Panic Attacks*
Panic
Mood Swings
* Off label
Show more
Prescribing mode:
Rx
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 ...
Read on Wikipedia
Top Concerns
Lit
Weight Gain
8
Psychotic
4
Tiredness
4
Shaking
3
Insomnia
3
Mood Swings
2
Withdrawal
2
Restless
2
Irritability
2
Weight Loss
2
Top Concerns
Pro
Withdrawal
9
Addiction
3
Nausea
3
Suicidal
3
Dizzy
3
Suicide
2
Sexual Dysfunction
2
Numbness
2
Suicidal Thoughts
2
Sleepy
2
Compare concerns
By:
Lithium
Lit
Prozac
Pro
Weight Gain
Lit
Pro
8
0
Psychotic
Lit
Pro
4
0
Tiredness
Lit
Pro
4
0
Shaking
Lit
Pro
3
0
Insomnia
Lit
Pro
3
0
Mood Swings
Lit
Pro
2
0
Withdrawal
Lit
Pro
2
9
Restless
Lit
Pro
2
0
Irritability
Lit
Pro
2
0
Weight Loss
Lit
Pro
2
0
Withdrawal
Pro
Lit
9
2
Addiction
Pro
Lit
3
0
Nausea
Pro
Lit
3
0
Suicidal
Pro
Lit
3
0
Dizzy
Pro
Lit
3
0
Suicide
Pro
Lit
2
0
Sexual Dysfunction
Pro
Lit
2
0
Numbness
Pro
Lit
2
0
Suicidal Thoughts
Pro
Lit
2
0
Sleepy
Pro
Lit
2
0
Back
About Lithium
Read more about:
Lithium
About Prozac
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 ...
Read on Wikipedia
Read more about:
Prozac

Your Saved Posts ()

We found 4,838 discussions
taking lithium, trazedone, Prozac. Bipolar symptoms...
" ...I am bipolar, taking lithium, trazedone, Prozac. Bipolar ...hit menopause and I felt increasingly irritable, angry and depressed. Prozac has helped, as well as... "

change. I was also put on Lithium a year before and Prozac...
" ...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... "

Lithium--which are working great, but I'm wondering, maybe...
" ...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... "

Ugh. My lithium has a boatload of side effects but...
" ...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 ... "

ladder under schizo. I tried the ability and it didn't wo...
" ...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... "

Post from
www.mdjunction.com
I am bipolar and take Lithium, Prozac and xanax and it...
" ...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 though...
" ...bi-polar but i take RaquelElnd lithium now i think ...or another and prozac did not work for me at all. Everybody is differ... "

Post from
www.crazymeds.us
Zyprexa, Abilify, Prozac, all with horrible side effects...
" ...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... "

Post from
dr-bob.org
The lithium has helped to stabilize me, but I have...
" ...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... "

got Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) after a year on lithium and a...
" ...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... "

  • The information reflected here is dependent upon the correct functioning of our algorithm. From time-to-time, our system might experience bugs or glitches that affect the accuracy or correct application of mathematical algorithms. We will do our best to update the site if we are made aware of any malfunctioning or misapplication of these algorithms. We cannot guarantee results and occasional interruptions in updating may occur. Please continue to check the site for updated information.
  • The side effects featured here are based on those most frequently appearing in user posts on the Internet. The manufacturer's product labeling should always consulted for a list of side effects most frequently appearing in patients during clinical studies. Talk to your doctor about which medications may be most appropriate for you.
Back to Signup