What other drug would substitute for depakote er since I have to switch treating bipolar 1 disorder?

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18 Nov 2009

Have you tried Lithium or Lamictal? Both are usually first-line mood stabilizers. Others are Equetro (carbamazepine) are Trileptal. You should definitely consult your doctor about which would be best for you.

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