and zyprexa. With the plane ride and time change he forgot a dose of Zyprexa. He felt much better, less lethargic so he didn't take it for a day now. Seeing Dr in Ny in 2 days is this ok that he stopped it.
With Bipolar disorder, you should never stop a medicine without a doctors input. It can cause rebound Mania, rebound depression, psychotic episodes, and who knows what else.
From one who learned this lesson the hard way, never quit taking meds without talking to a doctor first. I now need almost double the doses of medicines as before, and it's not controlling the cycling as well.
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