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

Cymbalta
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Lamictal
Other name: Duloxetine Duloxetine
Other name: Lamotrigine Lamotrigine
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3.0
Moderately Satisfied
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
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3.1
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for Bipolar Disorder
4.2
Concern level
3.4
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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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Lamotrigine, marketed in the US as Lamictal by GlaxoSmithKline, is an anticonvulsant drug used in the treatment of epilepsy and bipolar disorder. It is also used as an adjunct in treating depression, though this is considered off-label usage. Fo...
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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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Lamotrigine, marketed in the US as Lamictal by GlaxoSmithKline, is an anticonvulsant drug used in the treatment of epilepsy and bipolar disorder. It is also used as an adjunct in treating depression, though this is considered off-label usage. Fo...
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for years then a few weeks I had a severe suicide attempt...
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" ...drug and can vouch I feel better alongside my bipolar drug lamictal. I have taken all ...sun for ten years. Cymbalta was effective for years then a few weeks I had a severe suicide attempt. I thought... "

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ife. Currently taking Cymbalta and Lamictal. That h...
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" ...for entire life. Currently taking Cymbalta and Lamictal. That helps with the bipolar but I continue to seek some relief for IBS-C. Konsyl fiber is my latest supplement. I tried Remeron a... "

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" ...for entire life. Currently taking Cymbalta and Lamictal. That helps with the bipolar but I continue to seek some relief for IBS-C. Konsyl fiber is my latest supplement. I tried Remeron a couple... "

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PII last year and currently on Cymbalta & Lamictal. I love l...
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" ...BPII last year and currently on Cymbalta & Lamictal. I love lamictal, makes me feel really even w/out any fatigue or sleepyness. My mom is BP as well so it's been... "

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pockets of pharmacy. I'm on 60mg of cymbalta, same story as...
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" ...an answer. I'm on lamictal 400mg. no rash, all it does it put money in pockets of pharmacy. I'm on 60mg of cymbalta, same story as lamictal. I was diagnosed with bp at 42. I'm 51 meds... "

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I'm taking Cymbalta for my depression which has helped me...
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" ...within a few days. I also suffered from periods of extreme rage. I'm currently taking Lamictal for the Bipolar disorder, which really helped control my rage and I'm taking Cymbalta for my... "

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The Cymbalta seems to work great for my depression, but...
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" I have Depression and am Bipolar Type 2. I am currently taking Lamictal for my Bipolar Disorder and Cymbalta was added a few months ago to replace Effexor. The Cymbalta seems to work great for my... "

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" I have Bipolar II and take Lamictal 200mg, Cymbalta 90mg and Abilify 7.5 mg to control it. My pdoc says that antidepressants can be okay if you also are on a mood stabilizer (for me, Lamictal). I... "

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caused hypomania for several weeks in me lamictal a...
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" cymbalta caused hypomania for several weeks in me lamictal a mood stabilizer is better for bipolar individuals, for not being as likely to cause mania/hypomania and being very good for bipolar... "

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The Cymbalta seems to work great for my depression, but...
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" I have Depression and am Bipolar Type 2. I am currently taking Lamictal for my Bipolar Disorder and Cymbalta was added a few months ago to replace Effexor. The Cymbalta seems to work great for my... "

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