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... 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)
... 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)
... Uk is temporary! 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)
Possibly not BP
Feb 10, 2007
... At my wits end here. My son was thought to be BP about a month ago. he started on Depakote ER 250mg 2x's a day. anyway......went back to dr., and she feels he is depressed and started him on Zoloft 50mg once a day. ... (4 replies)
... For reference in this post, here's my basic info to possibly help you with medication ratios and to give you a general idea of what has worked for me. I weigh 215 lbs and metabolize meds at a slightly above average rate. I am on 300mg Wellbutrin XL and 200mg Lamictal both of which I load in the morning. ... (8 replies)
... My daughter is Manic Depressive BP, ADHD and Dev. ... (15 replies)
... 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)
... n choosing meds. I think you are wise to get the BP under control. I believe that will take care of the other problems. My son was the King of Racing Thoughts for a long time. It took 3 mood stabilizers to get all his symptoms under control. ... (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. I use 30mg of a generic Ritalin called Methylin. ... (10 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)
... He told her that being an unmedicated bipolar is for worse for your health than the potential damage of any side effects from the drugs. ... (9 replies)
... y to you. 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)
Medication advice
Sep 16, 2013
... I know that starting new meds is very hard. I have been tried on everything under the sun. I feel your pain. I am currently on Depakote 1500 mg and Seroquel 20mg and I take them every night since they make me sleepy. They have no noticeable side effects. ... (1 replies)
... He immediately, told me to stop taking the 300 mg of Wellbutrin and wrote a prescription for 150 mg pills. Depakote stayed at 1,000. ... (7 replies)
... Arricept is a drug prescribed for Alzheimer's disease. I haven't heard it used for bipolar disorder, but I guess anything is possible. Did you possibly confuse it with Abilify? ... (11 replies)
... I stopped taking both medications because I felt I could control my symptoms myself. I was off medication for approx. 1 year... I still felt the highs and lows, but I thought these were normal feelings that everyone experienced and did not want medication for them. ... (0 replies)
... Thanks for the posts guys! I don't know what I'd do if you guys weren't here!!! ... (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)
... t 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. ... (9 replies)


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