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... with no help at all. I was on lithium before and it didn't do anything for the mood swings, so here I go again. ... (3 replies)
... depressant, but since you had the classic, euphoric mania, I'll bet that Lithium would be your best choice. ... (6 replies)
Not working
Feb 27, 2006
... It does make things better but I still swing a little. I think I could do better on a higher dose but my doctor won't go past 250. Before lamcital I was on lithium for eight years. I think it a better stabilizer but it did keep me a little flat. I may go back, or ask if I could go on a combo of lithium and lamictal. ... (4 replies)

... J, Glad you lowered you dose of Prozac and got some relief. Before asking to change your meds. ... (11 replies)
... I have also taken every pill you listed with the exception of prozac and abilify. Geodon was not my cuppa tea. But my reactions to meds are not always expected. ... (4 replies)
... Prozac and Zyprexa. I see my psychatrist today and he was sugesting before that i go on Lithium instead of the Depakote because depakote can be depressing and im in a depressed mood now. ... (4 replies)
... Since he increased my topomax when its effectiveness seems to dampers, i am thinking that after so long...he is going to want to try Lithium. I have heard that Lithium targets the Manic side of Bp. So if i am NOT experience the real MANIC side...or many of the manic symtpoms...if mine are primarely depressive...bawling ... ... (9 replies)
... d what the f is going on here...they gave me lithium...im doing wellnow...im patient with the kids, not freaking so bad at my boyfriend...and will love this dumb lithium for the rest of my life and never ever ever ever get off my meds again..... ... (6 replies)
... I have been on Lamictal for almost a year now. I was diagnosed with bi-polar over 4 years ago. I have know all my life I was-it runs full blown from both sides of my parents and from both of their parents!!!! When I first started meds, I really didn't tell my dr. how tired I was, so about 1 1/2 yrs later I was rediagnosed as bi-pII. I have always taken Prozac, after trying... (5 replies)
Lamictal anyone??
May 23, 2003
... I have been on Lamictal for almost a year now. I was diagnosed with bi-polar over 4 years ago. I have know all my life I was-it runs full blown from both sides of my parents and from both of their parents!!!! When I first started meds, I really didn't tell my dr. how tired I was, so about 1 1/2 yrs later I was rediagnosed as bi-pII. I have always taken Prozac, after trying... (6 replies)
... Hi! I am new here. Depression has been going on for 30+ years now. Prozac, Wellbutrin & Lithium are my combo of meds. A few years ago I developed high blood pressure. I think it was from the Prozac but I am not 100% sure. I have tried different blood pressure meds. & so far all have left me feeling more depressed. Does anyone take blood pressure meds. with their... (2 replies)
... responder. My pdoc wanted me to increase my Lamictal to 150mg and try prozac 20mg. She wants to try this before the Lexapro for some reason so I'm going with it. ... (11 replies)
Super Low Dose?
Dec 7, 2009
... Most drugs have a "therapeutic dose", which is the level below which they can't beat placebo in a trial. If you're below that, there's no point, probably. However, I did meet a psychiatrist who was mixing several drugs at low dosage to offset side-effects, while trying to maintain efficacy by mixing similar drugs. So, for example, rather than use a full dose of prozac,... (2 replies)
... Were you also on a mood stabilizer when you took Prozac? If not, that explains why you were manic. At the same time, even if you were on a mood stabilizer, you could also experience mania. Some people with BP can't take anti-depressants at all even if they are on a mood stabilizer. I would take Ben's suggestion of trying other meds like tricyclics. There are many to... (18 replies)
... th the not so good news.... so he is already weaning me off my current AD and we'll see what he comes up with on friday. Just getting really frustrated. I'm on lithium but it alone is not enough. ... (18 replies)
... I still am trying to address this issue because earlier this year when I stopped smoking, I had issues with depression and anxiety and sleep. The pdoc put me on Prozac which I thought was too activating. She then proceded to tell me I'm bipolar II and added Lithium and Risperdal for sleep. ... (4 replies)
I'm so numb.
May 12, 2009
... My pdoc at the time put me on Lithium and Prozac. Prozac didn't improve my depression, so she switched me to Paxil and it worked like a charm. I no longer felt as if I didn't have a purpose. ... (37 replies)
... under's post reminded me that I had 5 more med changes: 11. I was switched from 10mg of Zyrtec to 180mg of Fexofenadine for my allergies since insurance wouldn't cover the former. 12. When I was given Lithium and Prozac in 1991 for my auditory hallucinations and severe depression, I was eventually taken off of Prozac (since it stopped working) and put on Paxil. 13.... (159 replies)
... Hi Irish and Kat! Today I went without the Prozac and I have to admit I felt almost normal today without any odd thoughts which is what I find I have while on Prozac. ... (9 replies)
... iences with Fluoxetine. My pdoc has me on a small dose as well to prevent mania. If I'm still having problems with rapid cycling, he plans to add a small dose of Lithium as well. ... (7 replies)


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