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... Whew, do I know what you are going through and my heart goes out to you Blondi! My advise, take one day at a time ...... ... (15 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)
... ust been put on Depakote. I have gained some seriuos weight since being on it.. Not to mention feel like all I want to do it sleep... 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)

... 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)
... ry! hubby is applying for US spouse visa as soon as we get me a job! or if he makes a little extra with commission... then I can go back to the docs I am used to and LOVE! ... (8 replies)
... 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)
... I've been taking Prozac and Lithium Carbonate for about 22 yrs. for Bipolar 2. About 3 years ago my doc added Depakote to the mix. Around the same time I was diagnosed with narcolepsy and ADHD, so I've been taking Provigil and Adderal XR as well. ... (9 replies)
... ws a lot of support as long as his small man brain can handle it then he just is like right you are causing too many issues so stop crying or whatever I am doing and go to sleep. and there are times I cant sleep because I am too upset. ... (4 replies)
... I have 3 hrs to sit around and wait and already research some meds I think will be good. ... (19 replies)
Bi-Polar to ADD?
Apr 7, 2004
... ADD and ADHD have a high rate of concurrence with Bipolar. I'm also on Wellbutrin for depression and Adderol as well, in addition to Lamictal for Bipolar. My case is more common, as I was misdiagnosed as simply Major Depressive for about four years. ... (1 replies)
... My name is Kevin, I live in NY and I was diagnosed with depression at age 17 and had been put on paxil, prozac, celexa, zoloft and last I was put on effexor. All were successful for months maybe a year at a time before I needed to make adjustments or changes. ... (52 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)
Depakote
Jan 16, 2007
... My son just recently started taking Depakote ER 250mg 2x's a day. He is taking one in the morning, and had been taking one about 3pm, but NOW they told me that it's better if he takes it about every 12 hours, so we started that today. ... (3 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 am now on 1,000 mg of Depakote 300 mg of Wellbutrin, for ADHD I cant stand neither stimulants nor Strattera, and 10 mg of Celexa and I, so far, I have not seen an improvement but it is not worse either. ... (4 replies)
... emma with my 2 children. My daughter was diagnosed adha about 8years old. She was put on concerta to 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. ... (13 replies)
... offs in life and you have to make evaluations every day. You know drinking is not good for your body, but you choose to do it anyway. ... (9 replies)
... It's been a couple years, and that whole period is kinda hazy in my mind, but I believe I was on Depakote ER as well. A lot of the weight came because I started to feel slugish in general on it, so my activity level decreased, plus I started eating more... ... (6 replies)
... I Tryed To Read Take 2 But I Am So Tired....i Am Ms Lainie, My Son Mikey Now 16 Is Bipolar And On Meds Which Worked So I Thought. He Has Been In And Out Of Psy Hospitals, School Really Is On Me For His Days Out. He Is 10th Grade 2 Classes At School And 2 At Home. ... (7 replies)
Bipolar II anyone?
Feb 24, 2003
... stimulant approved by FDA in January.He still takes depakote and struggles with panic attacks but psychiatrist feels after 30 days some anxiety should subside. ... (22 replies)


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