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Bipolar disorder or bipolar Affect (psychology) disorder, historically known as manic–depressive disorder, is a Classific...
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Abilify vs Cymbalta for Bipolar Disorder

Abilify
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Cymbalta
Other name: Aripiprazole Aripiprazole
Other name: Duloxetine Duloxetine
Satisfaction Score
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2.8
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.0
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Bipolar Disorder
4.2
Concern level
3.6
Helpfulness
for Bipolar Disorder
3.1
Concern level
3.0
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Aripiprazole ( brand names: Abilify, Aripiprex) is an atypical antipsychotic and antidepressant used in the treatment of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and clinical depression. It was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ...
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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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1
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1
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1
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Aripiprazole ( brand names: Abilify, Aripiprex) is an atypical antipsychotic and antidepressant used in the treatment of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and clinical depression. It was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ...
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a year and it did help my bipolar and depression symptoms...
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" I have been on Abilify for a year and it did help my bipolar and depression symptoms. I have recently found, though, that there is a bad interaction between Abilify and other meds I am on like... "

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for me I choose meds. Abilify has helped even out my mood...
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" ...found out that I have bipolar disorder. I must say since ...route but for me I choose meds. Abilify has helped even out my mood ...considerably and Lexapro and Cymbalta have helped with my anxiety and... "

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bilify which I found to be a great mood stabilizer i...
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" ...manic high. good clue I was bipolar. anyway today I take 60 cymbalta,20 abilify which I found to be a great mood stabilizer in conjunction with all my meds. It also stopped racing thoughts. I also... "

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I am on Cymbalta, Lamictal, Seroquel and Abilify, a...
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" ...with mixed symptoms. I am on Cymbalta, Lamictal, Seroquel and Abilify, and they are working great right... "

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suffer from insomnia and Abilify hasn't made it better,...
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" ...my life back. I still suffer from insomnia and Abilify hasn't made it better, but I'm happier, ...socialize like I used to. My depression is gone. I combine this with Cymbalta and... "

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on Abilify. He has had no negative side effects and has...
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" My SO takes Cymbalta and it made a huge difference in his life. He ...was eventually diagnosed as bipolar and is also on Abilify. He has had no negative side effects... "

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3-4 days) Saphris/ Cymbalta combo made me gain (35 lbs in 2-...
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" Abilify made me gain (11 lbs in 3-4 days) Saphris/ Cymbalta combo made me gain (35 lbs in 2-3 months) Zoloft made me gain (40 lbs in under ...do anything for me. Latuda just made it impossible to... "

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for another. The two meds that have been most helpful f...
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" ...of years ago, how well both of her daughters did on high doses of Cymbalta plus Abilify.  But what works for one, doens't nececssarily work for another. The two meds that have been most helpful... "

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for a short time. But it made everything I ate taste bitter...
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" I was on Abilify for a short time. But it made everything I ate taste bitter. I couldn't enjoy eating ...So my pdoc switched me to Cymbalta, which has been good, but not great. Now he's just... "

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am bi-polar and take Abilify and Deplin for that and the...
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" \"I am bi-polar and take Abilify and Deplin for that and the Cymbalta for anxiety.... "

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