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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 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
138 reviews
   
6.2
Calan (Pro, More...)
generic name: verapamil class: calcium channel blocking agents, group IV antiarrhythmics
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Carbatrol (Pro, More...)
generic name: carbamazepine class: dibenzazepine anticonvulsants
1 review
   
5.5
Catapres (Pro, More...)
generic name: clonidine class: antiadrenergic agents, centrally acting
2 reviews
   
7.7
Depakene (Pro, More...)
generic name: valproic acid class: fatty acid derivative anticonvulsants
2 reviews
   
7.0
Depakote (Pro, More...)
generic name: divalproex sodium class: fatty acid derivative anticonvulsants
86 reviews
   
6.3
Depakote ER (Pro, More...)
generic name: divalproex sodium class: fatty acid derivative anticonvulsants
16 reviews
   
7.6
Geodon (Pro, More...)
generic name: ziprasidone class: atypical antipsychotics
102 reviews
   
5.8
Klonopin (Pro, More...)
generic name: clonazepam class: benzodiazepine anticonvulsants, benzodiazepines
46 reviews
   
9.0
Lamictal (Pro, More...)
generic name: lamotrigine class: triazine anticonvulsants
260 reviews
   
8.6
Latuda (Pro, More...)
generic name: lurasidone class: atypical antipsychotics
171 reviews
   
7.3
Risperdal (Pro, More...)
generic name: risperidone class: atypical antipsychotics
38 reviews
   
6.5
Saphris (Pro, More...)
generic name: asenapine class: atypical antipsychotics
126 reviews
   
8.0
Seroquel (Pro, More...)
generic name: quetiapine class: atypical antipsychotics
158 reviews
   
7.8
Seroquel XR (Pro, More...)
generic name: quetiapine class: atypical antipsychotics
52 reviews
   
7.4
Tegretol (Pro, More...)
generic name: carbamazepine class: dibenzazepine anticonvulsants
24 reviews
   
8.1
Topamax (Pro, More...)
generic name: topiramate class: carbonic anhydrase inhibitor anticonvulsants
49 reviews
   
7.5
Trilafon (More...)
generic name: perphenazine class: phenothiazine antiemetics, phenothiazine antipsychotics
2 reviews
   
6.5
Zyprexa (Pro, More...)
generic name: olanzapine class: atypical antipsychotics
66 reviews
   
6.8
Zyprexa Zydis (More...)
generic name: olanzapine class: atypical antipsychotics
5 reviews
   
8.4
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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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