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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
336 reviews
   
8.6
gabapentin systemic (Pro, More...)
class:
42 reviews
   
8.4
lithium systemic (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous antipsychotic agents
128 reviews
   
8.3
fluoxetine / olanzapine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: psychotherapeutic combinations
25 reviews
   
8.2
oxcarbazepine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: dibenzazepine anticonvulsants
65 reviews
   
8.1
iloperidone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: atypical antipsychotics
7 reviews
   
8.1
quetiapine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: atypical antipsychotics
238 reviews
   
7.8
asenapine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: atypical antipsychotics
134 reviews
   
7.8
carbamazepine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: dibenzazepine anticonvulsants
59 reviews
   
7.5
topiramate systemic (Pro, More...)
class: carbonic anhydrase inhibitor anticonvulsants
56 reviews
   
7.5
venlafaxine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
39 reviews
   
7.4
escitalopram systemic (Pro, More...)
class: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
29 reviews
   
7.4
sertraline systemic (Pro, More...)
class: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
22 reviews
   
7.3
lurasidone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: atypical antipsychotics
176 reviews
   
7.2
olanzapine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: atypical antipsychotics
83 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
risperidone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: atypical antipsychotics
62 reviews
   
6.7
divalproex sodium systemic (Pro, More...)
class: fatty acid derivative anticonvulsants
110 reviews
   
6.6
bupropion systemic (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous antidepressants, smoking cessation agents
29 reviews
   
6.6
levetiracetam systemic (Pro, More...)
class: pyrrolidine anticonvulsants
3 reviews
   
6.3
aripiprazole systemic (Pro, More...)
class: atypical antipsychotics
146 reviews
   
6.2
ziprasidone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: atypical antipsychotics
110 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
0 reviewsNot rated
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Topics under Bipolar Disorder

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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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