Related terms: Manic Disorder, Hypomania
Displaying 44 questions associated with Mania.
First off, I take a boat load of psych meds, some of which tend to lead to weight gain. Second I recently gave up a 36 year cigarette habit that I loved to death, and have gained quite a bit in the last six weeks. I AM NOT seeking weight loss tips. Because of the weight gain, my Dr.prescribed... read more
I was diagnosed with bipolar in 2005. But over the years as I became more educated about it, I was like "Hey? I'm not manic, I don't do these crazy, wild things that they say bipolar people do! I'm just majorly depressed!" Now I feel idiotic!!
I've been taking Bupropion for depression (as well as lithium) as it seems like the only drug that does not cause me to gain weight. After some research and answeres some of you have provided me with, bupropion and lithium may not be the best combination of drugs. Also, being bipolor I wonder... read more
I'm 46- dealt with depression my whole life and at 19 had a psychotic break/manic episode and then diagnosed BP 1. I refused to take the lithium that was prescribed to me and had 3 more complete psychotic breaks- I got the hint and since the last manic episode was so horrific- absolutely... read more
I have been on lithium but now haldol for bipolar with mania and schizoaffective. Was on zyprexa in past and just lost all the weight I gained from it.
I'm a 19 year old female diagnosed with Bipolar II, and I just started taking Lamictal 11 days ago on 25 mg a day. I bump my dose up to 50 mg tomorrow. While it's definitely taken the edge off of my depression, I have not felt the need to sleep or eat for the last couple of days (I have... read more
I have bn diagnosed as hypo manic,also generalized anxiety disorder w depression and ocd ,and have, panic attacks as well as sleeping trouble,I have bn on Lexapro 20 mg,,, 1/2at am 1/2 at pm and lorezepam 1 mg.1 to 1 and 1/2 2 times a day,but after being on these meds for a yr still having anxiety... read more
... way up as needed. I was so sleepy all day. Does anyone have experience to tell me about how long it takes to adjust to the sedation? BTW. Going up to 500mg tonight
I am currently taking 1mg to sometimes 2mg doses of Risperdal/Risperidone. What are the withdrawal effects with my dosage? Is it true paranoia (hallucinations) and delusions would occur? Or just mild irritability/ticking/twitching?
I started taking 1 mg of Risperdal on December 3rd. Stupidly, I didn't do research on it before taking it and found some scary things that made me want to get off it. So on December 8th I called my psychiatrist and he said to take 0.5mg for the next 3 nights and then stop taking it. My last... read more