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... just want to put my 2 cents in. My brothers two kids both have BP and ADHD so its hard for him to be a dad! ... (9 replies)
... That being said, Depakote would not be my first choice for a mood stabilizer, but as I recall you weren't able to take some of the that right? ... (9 replies)
... Good luck with that. I was on depakote and gained a whopping 80 lbs!!! I also sustained thyroid damage so now I have an even harder time keeping my weight down. ... (9 replies)

... good luck on depakote. My brother had a liver issue and had to go to the ER and it was pretty serious. also I am on it and I noticed I gained about 50 lbs (no one told me it was something that made you munchy all the time and I still feel that after a few years, so it depends on the type of person you are. ) but that is good you were honest with the doc, they cant help... (9 replies)
... What she said about depakote is correct. If you are the type that has no control over your eating, however, you may gain weight, as it does increase your appetite. ... (9 replies)
... I just got back from the pdoc appt today and we talked a great deal about adhd vs bipolar. They are hard to distinguish! We decided that in my case it is probably still symptoms of the bp that look like adhd. ... (9 replies)
... I have been on 500mg Depakote ER for a couple of years. It keeps the mainia well in check. I also use 20mg of Lexipro for the depressive side. One other diagnosis that I have is ADHD. ... (10 replies)
... u. But what has really stopped my weight gain and has actually slowly brought me down to a healthy weight and stayed there, was being started on treatment for my ADHD symptoms. ... (12 replies)
... help her concentrate in school. But she had to see a psy doc and therapist for meds. Our family doc totally advised a psy doc. My brother 35yrs ago was diagnosed adhd too but the didnt take meds. He did see a therapist and had alot of support. He was in 4th grade. ... (13 replies)
... Thanks for the posts guys! I don't know what I'd do if you guys weren't here!!! :D I have to have some blood work done and liver checked, etc. on monday. I also moved my appt. up a week so I see her again on tues already and I'm going to ask more about this med and the possibility of trying a different one first. I'm really worried about the liver damage thing, you know?... (9 replies)
... Llama I hope your feeling better today and not so stressed. I know it must be hard for you. Just letting you know I am thinking of you. (9 replies)
... Try not to stress. Just make sure that you discuss all of your concerns with your doc and research any and all meds that you take. Remember everyone reacts differently and you need to see what works for you. Maybe you should try keeping a journal of the meds you are taking, the amount, and how you feel. If you start to notice things that you are concerned about talk with your... (9 replies)
... God I really hate this I am really freaking out about this new med. I don't know if I should keep taking it or not. I'm so anxious about it. Weight gain and liver damage? I drink enough the way it is and diabetes runs in my family and I DON'T WANT TO GET THAT!!! :dizzy: Why do I have to worry so much about this? Should I even be worried? I can't tell and don't know what... (9 replies)
... Clonazapam is very addictive but I need a substitute and I have been told a few others instead of Depakote are lamactil, tegatrol, and topamax and my brother is on Geodone. ... (8 replies)
Jan 16, 2007
... My son just recently started taking Depakote ER 250mg 2x's a day. ... (3 replies)
... but it is well known that it induces weight gain. If you psychiatrist knows you, he will try Depakote with another anti D. ... (5 replies)
... My daughter is Manic Depressive BP, ADHD and Dev. ... (15 replies)
... leep... I am on 1500 mgs of Lithuim and 1000 of depakote. I am on 10 to 30 of Zyprexa.. I like the lithuim the best I was able to contol the weight gain but with Depakote it's a joke, any suggestions? ... (1 replies)
... adderall 20mg 2x daily on suggestion of doctor, and depakote xr 1000mg daily as mood stabilizer. I've felt more normal since the depakote was started than I had in years. ... (1 replies)
... I am going to try my best to word this and if you need more information after you read my post let me know. The main focus of this post is to ask about psychomotor retardation and it's link to being bipolar and depressed. I been diagnosed with the following..... Bipolar type 2 (I don't believe I am 100%) Was diagnosed last year Major Depression ADD/ADHD (0 replies)

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