my sister is bipolar and she was on lithium but didnt like it cause it made her like a zombie all the time and all she did was sleep. her dad told her dr he wants her to basically be that way again i think he used the words zombie and comatose. anyway my sister doesnt want to be like that and im scared she wont have much of a life if she sleeping and like a zombie all the time. any help on this med and what it can do would greati help us thanks everyone
Her dr needs to start her on a low dose. Let her get used to it, then increase the dose. She will need medication all her life, she can't just not take it without seeing the dr and getting her meds straight. . There isn't one drug that works for everyone. Its a case of trial and error. If her dr is not willing to try other treatments, then she needs new dr. How old is she?
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