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

Citalopram
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Depakote
Other name: Celexa Celexa
Other name: Depakote ER Depakote ER
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Citalopram ( trade names: Celexa, Cipramil) is an antidepressant Medication of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class. It has U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval to treat Major depressive disorder, and is prescr...
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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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Citalopram ( trade names: Celexa, Cipramil) is an antidepressant Medication of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class. It has U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval to treat Major depressive disorder, and is prescr...
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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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and I also take depakote which is for manic episodes.If...
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" I've been on varying mg's of citalopram for 5 years.I now ...30mg and I also take depakote which is for manic ...is scary!I've only recently started treatment for bipolar.It's a... "

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ink it's losing it's effect now. Depakote - Works well for...
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" Fluoxetine - Did not work at ...Was not fun at all... Citalopram - Helped me a lot for a while, although I think it's losing it's effect now. Depakote - Works well for me, although the weight gain... "

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several years but never found it very effective, jus...
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" Hi Michelle I'm bipolar II diagnosed in 1998.  I was on depakote for several years but never found it very effective, just made me put on weight, however, as others have said, everyone is different... "

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about that? Citalopram barely worked for me and then pooped...
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" ...works very well for my sister with Bipolar I disorder, so I decided to give it a try and it's worked wonders for me too. From your signature, it looks like you've never tried an SNRI before, have you... "

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have bi-polar and take Depakote & Citalopram. My husband...
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" I have PCOS and a mirena coil. I also have bi-polar and take Depakote & Citalopram. My husband & I want ...after 10 years of having a mirena and no periods at ...that time? Tags:... "

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a psychiatrist. I started Depakote a few months back...
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" ...I'm seeing a psychiatrist. I started Depakote a few months back ...my psychiatrist put me on Citalopram to battle my depression. So far it's made me exhausted and nauseous, and my psychiatrist warned... "

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it wasn't helping and was the cause of my weight gain.. F...
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" ...for sevarl years I took Citalopram with Depakote, plus Risperidone. ...stable for sevaral years I came off the Depakote as I felt it wasn't helping and was the cause of my weight gain..  Fortunately I... "

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r being prescribed Depakote initially and refusing it t...
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" ...be on the Mental Health/Bipolar forum - but do correct me if I'm wrong? Anyways, I'm on Lamictal at the moment after being prescribed Depakote initially and refusing it ...gained weight since I've... "

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12 years. I'm on depakote for my bi polar. Has any...
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" ...cerazette for 12 years. I'm on depakote for my bi polar. Has anyone been on cerazette for that length of time and conceived? how long did it take you? and has anyone been on Depakote? how did you do... "

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idal, only on it for a week or two-CitalopramWorked for a w...
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" Bipolar II, S.A.D Previous Meds: -Prozac Made me suicidal, only on it for a week or two -Citalopram Worked for a while, stopped working and needed to go up higher than safe, moved to Zoloft... "

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