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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
armodafinil systemic (Pro, More...)
class: CNS stimulants
11 reviews
   
8.8
clonazepam systemic (Pro, More...)
class: benzodiazepine anticonvulsants, benzodiazepines
66 reviews
   
8.7
lamotrigine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: triazine anticonvulsants
383 reviews
   
8.5
gabapentin systemic (Pro, More...)
class:
58 reviews
   
8.5
fluoxetine / olanzapine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: psychotherapeutic combinations
27 reviews
   
8.4
lithium systemic (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous antipsychotic agents
145 reviews
   
8.1
oxcarbazepine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: dibenzazepine anticonvulsants
75 reviews
   
8.1
iloperidone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: atypical antipsychotics
7 reviews
   
8.1
asenapine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: atypical antipsychotics
152 reviews
   
7.7
quetiapine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: atypical antipsychotics
289 reviews
   
7.5
topiramate systemic (Pro, More...)
class: carbonic anhydrase inhibitor anticonvulsants
67 reviews
   
7.5
carbamazepine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: dibenzazepine anticonvulsants
64 reviews
   
7.4
escitalopram systemic (Pro, More...)
class: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
29 reviews
   
7.4
perphenazine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: phenothiazine antiemetics, phenothiazine antipsychotics
7 reviews
   
7.3
lurasidone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: atypical antipsychotics
240 reviews
   
7.2
venlafaxine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
42 reviews
   
7.2
sertraline systemic (Pro, More...)
class: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
24 reviews
   
7.2
olanzapine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: atypical antipsychotics
100 reviews
   
7.1
desvenlafaxine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
7 reviews
   
7.1
citalopram systemic (Pro, More...)
class: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
5 reviews
   
7.0
risperidone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: atypical antipsychotics
73 reviews
   
6.7
duloxetine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
28 reviews
   
6.7
divalproex sodium systemic (Pro, More...)
class: fatty acid derivative anticonvulsants
125 reviews
   
6.5
bupropion systemic (Pro, More...)
class: miscellaneous antidepressants, smoking cessation agents
32 reviews
   
6.5
valproic acid systemic (Pro, More...)
class: fatty acid derivative anticonvulsants
10 reviews
   
6.4
levetiracetam systemic (Pro, More...)
class: pyrrolidine anticonvulsants
5 reviews
   
6.2
aripiprazole systemic (Pro, More...)
class: atypical antipsychotics
166 reviews
   
6.1
ziprasidone systemic (Pro, More...)
class: atypical antipsychotics
128 reviews
   
6.0
clonidine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: antiadrenergic agents, centrally acting
5 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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cariprazine systemic (Pro, More...)
class: atypical antipsychotics
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Topics under 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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