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 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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Abilify (Pro, More...)
generic name: aripiprazole class: atypical antipsychotics
109 reviews
   
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6.3
Calan (More...)
generic name: verapamil class: calcium channel blocking agents, group IV antiarrhythmics
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Carbatrol (More...)
generic name: carbamazepine class: dibenzazepine anticonvulsants
1 review
   
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2.0
Catapres (More...)
generic name: clonidine class: antiadrenergic agents, centrally acting
1 review
   
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8.5
Depakene (More...)
generic name: valproic acid class: fatty acid derivative anticonvulsants
2 reviews
   
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7.0
Depakote (More...)
generic name: divalproex sodium class: fatty acid derivative anticonvulsants
72 reviews
   
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6.3
Depakote ER (More...)
generic name: divalproex sodium class: fatty acid derivative anticonvulsants
10 reviews
   
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7.3
Geodon (Pro, More...)
generic name: ziprasidone class: atypical antipsychotics
86 reviews
   
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6.0
Keppra (Pro, More...)
generic name: levetiracetam class: pyrrolidine anticonvulsants
2 reviews
   
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7.0
Klonopin (Pro, More...)
generic name: clonazepam class: benzodiazepine anticonvulsants, benzodiazepines
36 reviews
   
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9.0
Lamictal (Pro, More...)
generic name: lamotrigine class: triazine anticonvulsants
203 reviews
   
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8.6
Latuda (Pro, More...)
generic name: lurasidone class: atypical antipsychotics
95 reviews
   
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7.5
Risperdal (Pro, More...)
generic name: risperidone class: atypical antipsychotics
33 reviews
   
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6.6
Saphris (Pro, More...)
generic name: asenapine class: atypical antipsychotics
105 reviews
   
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8.3
Seroquel (Pro, More...)
generic name: quetiapine class: atypical antipsychotics
130 reviews
   
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7.7
Seroquel XR (More...)
generic name: quetiapine class: atypical antipsychotics
42 reviews
   
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7.3
Tegretol (More...)
generic name: carbamazepine class: dibenzazepine anticonvulsants
19 reviews
   
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7.9
Topamax (Pro, More...)
generic name: topiramate class: carbonic anhydrase inhibitor anticonvulsants
37 reviews
   
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7.5
Zyprexa (More...)
generic name: olanzapine class: atypical antipsychotics
56 reviews
   
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6.8
Zyprexa Zydis (More...)
generic name: olanzapine class: atypical antipsychotics
5 reviews
   
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8.6
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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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