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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Drug Name DownUp(View by: Brand | Generic ) Reviews Ratings DownUp
tiagabine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: gamma-aminobutyric acid reuptake inhibitors
1 review
   
10
clonazepam systemic (Pro, More...)
class: benzodiazepine anticonvulsants, benzodiazepines
58 reviews
   
8.9
armodafinil systemic (Pro, More...)
class: CNS stimulants
10 reviews
   
8.8
lamotrigine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: triazine anticonvulsants
316 reviews
   
8.6
gabapentin systemic (Pro, More...)
class:
36 reviews
   
8.6
lithium systemic (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous antipsychotic agents
120 reviews
   
8.2
fluoxetine / olanzapine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: psychotherapeutic combinations
25 reviews
   
8.2
oxcarbazepine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: dibenzazepine anticonvulsants
59 reviews
   
8.1
iloperidone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: atypical antipsychotics
7 reviews
   
8.1
quetiapine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: atypical antipsychotics
227 reviews
   
7.8
asenapine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: atypical antipsychotics
133 reviews
   
7.8
topiramate systemic (Pro, More...)
class: carbonic anhydrase inhibitor anticonvulsants
53 reviews
   
7.6
lurasidone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: atypical antipsychotics
160 reviews
   
7.5
carbamazepine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: dibenzazepine anticonvulsants
56 reviews
   
7.5
escitalopram systemic (Pro, More...)
class: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
28 reviews
   
7.5
venlafaxine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
36 reviews
   
7.3
sertraline systemic (Pro, More...)
class: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
21 reviews
   
7.3
olanzapine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: atypical antipsychotics
77 reviews
   
7.2
desvenlafaxine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
7 reviews
   
7.1
duloxetine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
25 reviews
   
7.0
valproic acid systemic (Pro, More...)
class: fatty acid derivative anticonvulsants
7 reviews
   
7.0
clonidine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antiadrenergic agents, centrally acting
3 reviews
   
7.0
perphenazine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: phenothiazine antiemetics, phenothiazine antipsychotics
6 reviews
   
6.8
divalproex sodium systemic (Pro, More...)
class: fatty acid derivative anticonvulsants
105 reviews
   
6.6
risperidone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: atypical antipsychotics
60 reviews
   
6.6
bupropion systemic (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous antidepressants, smoking cessation agents
27 reviews
   
6.6
levetiracetam systemic (Pro, More...)
class: pyrrolidine anticonvulsants
3 reviews
   
6.3
aripiprazole systemic (Pro, More...)
class: atypical antipsychotics
142 reviews
   
6.2
ziprasidone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: atypical antipsychotics
105 reviews
   
6.0
citalopram systemic (Pro, More...)
class: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
3 reviews
   
6.0
paliperidone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: atypical antipsychotics
10 reviews
   
5.7
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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