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Reply: Bipolar and high anxiety- Dr. G
Klonopin 4mg through the day is a lot of anxiety medication and make make you more anxious while being...More
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Reply: Dr G: Sleep and bipolar
If you are Bipolar 1 a time is quickly coming when you will lose your self-awareness and can do real damage...More
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BiPolar Onset in College Student
Interested in Dr. Golberg's perspective on BiPolar onset in college students and the role of alcohol and...More
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Reply: Bipolar and OCD?
Still a bit freaked out but this is what I need to be doing
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Tapering Geodon?
In June, my psych replaced my meds with Latuda 40 mg. I still stuck on to Geodon for sleep. But went from 40...More
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Tapering Geodon?
In June, my psych replaced my meds with Latuda 40 mg. I still stuck on to Geodon for sleep. But went from 40...More
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Reply: Regarding Lamictal Infrequent Side Effects arising...
Definitely talk to your pdoc. Side effects take a while to wear off just as the med takes a while to be...More
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Reply: What A Day This Has Been (2 Days, Actually).
Thank you, slik_kitty. My father's kidney function is slightly improved and the blood is out of his urine...More
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-Dave
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Reply: Mixed Cycling on Geodon?
Dear Kathy, In general, Depakote is not weight neutral. Many (but not all) people who take...More
Reply: Good morning
1. What is the most important thing I can do today for my own well-being? Pray 2. How can I encourage...More
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My New Blog
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Poll on depakote and lithium effectiveness
I just posted, but I thought maybe I would try out a poll to see people's thoughts. Thanks for your...More
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Is depakote combined with lithium effective in treating bipolar?
  • I only take depakote but it is effective
  • I only take lithium but it is effective
  • Both are effective together
  • They don't work together
  • Depakote isn't effective (didn't have another space for lithium)
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Is anyone on lithium and depakote for bipolar? Or ...
Hey I have been diagnosed with having bipolar for about a year and a half now, and have tried so many...More
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Reply: Lamictal and Memory Loss
Thank you Dr. Goldberg!
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Reply: Dr G Bipolar and OCD and HORRID muscle spasms
Dear kathyb66, Any antipsychotic can cause motor side effects, including Geodon. Is there any...More
Reply: Dr. G . Klonopin tapering down & arm tremors
Dear Topazz55, Vistaril isn't especially known to cause tremors. While the Klonopin taper your...More
Reply: Rectal bleeding, and sores
This is the WebMD Bipolar Disorder Community. You really need to see your doctor about this asap.
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Blessings,

-Dave
Posted by davedsel2
Tamiflu and bipolar is a NO!
I know this discussion is old. But I am posting this in the hopes that it might help someone. I think this is a...More
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Reply: Finally got letter
Sounds like great news to me, Debbie!
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-Dave
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Reply: do i have to?
Hi Debbie The best part of your post is "I'll try again tomorrow." That's all you can do. I think you...More
Posted by bluephoenix24
Reply: Good morning!
Dave, My thoughts go out to you today. I hope your dad gets better. Love, DoriMore
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Reply: TRIGGER - Not feeling well
Thank you scissorartist, Kitty, and Cookie, (and again to you, Dave) for all your kind words. I called my new...More
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Reply: Gratitude
Hey, ddnos, thanks for your reply. This rescue dog is the best ever, affectionate, energetic, people and dog...More
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Reply: Diagnosed today - Bipolar 2
Hello Kate its nice to meet you and welcome to our support community. I'm glad that you were finally...More
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Reply: What is NORMAL?
AN_259761, I believe you are on the right track to finding what is causing you to feel the way you feel. By...More
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Reply: 10 ways to p.o. a bipolar
In my experience I get a lot of : 1) Just change you're thinking ( like as if I could I wouldn't do that) ...More
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Supplements That may Help you
If you feel like prescriptions aren't helping you check out these 2 new wonderful sounding alternatives 1)...More
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Reply: HypoMania- How long will It last this time?
Dori, I don't want to be rude, but do you know the meaning of hypomania? Here is : link ...More
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? Leonardo da Vinci
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Silver Linings Playbook
currently watching this movie "silver linings playbook" If any of you bipolar patients hve not watched this...More
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Joseph F. Goldberg, MD, is a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY. He also maintains a private prac...More

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Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (eg, Motrin/ibuprofen, Advil, Naprosyn) raise lithium levels by about 20%. We often therefore say ... More
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