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... Again, what you describe sounds like major depression aggravated by an anxiety disorder. Major depression is serious stuff. We are not undermining what you feel by saying that you are may be incorrectly diagnosed with Bipolar. ... (8 replies)
... t off and on for the last several years for depression, and have tried all the SSRI's, Welbutrin, Effexor etc, as well as some stuff for ADHD that just seemed to make me wired and jittery. Welbutrin has always been helpful, it at least seems to "sharpen" me up some and clear out some of the brain fog. ... (5 replies)
... nderstand. I would seriously get a second opinion from another pdoc. These bipolar meds are seriously heavy stuff. I don't understand why your doc would diagnose you as bp because you were crying because your bf broke up with you. I don't know. Does that make any sense to you? ... (8 replies)

Lithium Questions
May 30, 2005
... I am confused. So you were taking lithium for about 2 weeks, and your symptoms seemed to be much improved? ... (12 replies)
... fire You went and you are on your way to getting better....yipppppeeee!!! ... (14 replies)
Dec 22, 2003
... ote, Effexor,and Keppra because I am Bi Polar and my psych put me on Metadate for my attention deficent. Can anyone tell me what are the side effects of Lithium, how long does it take to get started in your systemand if it works good for you? ... (8 replies)
... Ive been bipolar since "87" on Lithium since "93", There are a couple of others here tha a long term Lithium users and very full of wisdom. ... (3 replies)
Nov 21, 2010
... about it, it's because I'm bipolar. My mom cries and says she can't understand why I'm not doing better since I've been going to weekly therapy and have been on Lithium and Xanax for the last three months. ... (3 replies)
... randomness. He seemed to encourage them and understand how I felt. I never had as melodramatic lows as he did though. ... (12 replies)
... is front page! You should tune in. Not necessarily for your daughter though, more for you. Getting back to the meds. ... (18 replies)
... uly helped my ADHD, but there has always still been my horrible irritability issue that we can't get under control. I snap at my kids, my spouse, my dogs.... I feel it coming on and I just burst. I'm not violent, I have never punched anybody, I don't hit walls....I just yell. And I hate it. ... (0 replies)
... Welcome! Yes, what you do describe does sound like it could be bipolar, however, I can not determine for sure. There are many wonderful websites out there that have information that is quite helpful. ... (3 replies)
... Okay, I was diagnosed bipolar 5 months ago. I used to get manic half the day and then I was depressed the other half, therefore I was a rapid cycler. I went on lithium for 3 and a half months. I was on 300 and 600 mg for awhile and then 900 mg then back down to 300 mg towards the end. ... (4 replies)
... year old son was on lithium and then just about every combination of every other med in the book. ... (19 replies)
... hi again. glad to hear you sound so hopeful. yeah as kat said the trying of new meds can get so old after a while. weaning off the prozac sounds better than just stopping it. ... (9 replies)
... very bad nausea and vommiting, and so dizzy i can barely stand,i had to go to the hospital and go on an IV for afew days. Anyways i guess what i would suggest is make sure your dr does your lithium levels properly and does all the other necessary tests to avoid some potentially serious problems. ... (25 replies)
... I feel like wiping my slate clean and starting with a whole new course of meds. ... (8 replies)
... yes you're totally right in saying that its a personal choice, only you can make that decision. ... (24 replies)
... I'll take the different approach to what I hear you saying... ... (11 replies)
... Krenzelect, Lamictal is an anti-epilepsy drug that has secondary benefits for Bipolar patients - with particular emphasis on the depression side of Bipolar, whereas Lithium mainly helps with the Hypomania/Mania side. In the latter part of last year I was in continued Bipolar-related Major Suicical Depression, again and again and again. Two years ago I tried to take my life... (9 replies)

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