Bipolar Disorder Medications

Definition of Bipolar Disorder:

Bipolar disorder is characterized by periods of excitability (mania) alternating with periods of depression. The "mood swings" between mania and depression are often very abrupt.

Drugs (by generic name) associated with Bipolar Disorder

The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of Bipolar Disorder. This service should be used as a supplement to, and NOT a substitute for, the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgment of healthcare practitioners.

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tiagabine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: gamma-aminobutyric acid reuptake inhibitors
1 review
   
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10
iloperidone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: atypical antipsychotics
4 reviews
   
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9.3
clonazepam systemic (Pro, More...)
class: benzodiazepine anticonvulsants, benzodiazepines
52 reviews
   
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9.0
armodafinil systemic (Pro, More...)
class: CNS stimulants
9 reviews
   
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8.7
lamotrigine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: triazine anticonvulsants
263 reviews
   
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8.6
gabapentin systemic (Pro, More...)
class:
27 reviews
   
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8.6
fluoxetine / olanzapine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: psychotherapeutic combinations
22 reviews
   
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8.6
lithium systemic (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous antipsychotic agents
102 reviews
   
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8.2
oxcarbazepine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: dibenzazepine anticonvulsants
48 reviews
   
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8.2
levetiracetam systemic (Pro, More...)
class: pyrrolidine anticonvulsants
3 reviews
   
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8.0
asenapine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: atypical antipsychotics
123 reviews
   
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7.9
topiramate systemic (Pro, More...)
class: carbonic anhydrase inhibitor anticonvulsants
46 reviews
   
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7.8
quetiapine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: atypical antipsychotics
199 reviews
   
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7.6
lurasidone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: atypical antipsychotics
118 reviews
   
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7.5
carbamazepine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: dibenzazepine anticonvulsants
47 reviews
   
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7.5
escitalopram systemic (Pro, More...)
class: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
27 reviews
   
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7.5
venlafaxine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
33 reviews
   
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7.4
clonidine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antiadrenergic agents, centrally acting
2 reviews
   
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7.3
sertraline systemic (Pro, More...)
class: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
18 reviews
   
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7.2
olanzapine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: atypical antipsychotics
69 reviews
   
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7.1
desvenlafaxine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
7 reviews
   
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7.1
duloxetine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
25 reviews
   
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7.0
valproic acid systemic (Pro, More...)
class: fatty acid derivative anticonvulsants
7 reviews
   
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7.0
perphenazine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: phenothiazine antiemetics, phenothiazine antipsychotics
6 reviews
   
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6.8
risperidone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: atypical antipsychotics
57 reviews
   
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6.6
bupropion systemic (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous antidepressants, smoking cessation agents
24 reviews
   
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6.6
divalproex sodium systemic (Pro, More...)
class: fatty acid derivative anticonvulsants
95 reviews
   
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6.5
aripiprazole systemic (Pro, More...)
class: atypical antipsychotics
127 reviews
   
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6.2
ziprasidone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: atypical antipsychotics
97 reviews
   
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6.0
paliperidone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: atypical antipsychotics
10 reviews
   
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5.7
citalopram systemic (Pro, More...)
class: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
2 reviews
   
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4.5
verapamil systemic (Pro, More...)
class: calcium channel blocking agents, group IV antiarrhythmics
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Topics under Bipolar Disorder

Learn more about Bipolar Disorder

Synonym(s): Bipolar Affective Disorder; Bipolar Affective Mood Disorder; Bipolar I Disorder; Manic Depression; Manic Depressive Disorder; Manic Depressive Illness; Mood Disorder

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