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What is a proper diet to go on with lithium?

Posted 4 Sep 2013 by lighterman 3 answers

low fat low carb low calorie high protein sugar free

Are thier any anti depressants that don't cause weight gain?

Posted 23 Mar 2010 by booboo02 7 answers

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 ...

Depression - Why do some psychiatrists prescribe atypical antipsychotics for MDD?

Posted 2 days ago by Fakingitperfectly 3 answers

My depression does not include delusions, hallucinations, mania, hypomania, or any of the bipolar/ schizophrenic symptoms. I know it says it can be an add on therapy but why would someone with depression be prescribed that considering all of the side effects the drug causes? I’m asking for ...

Taking Latuda and Abilify together?

Posted 9 days ago by monkeycasket 2 answers

Hi, so I've recently been diagnosed with manic bipolar depression. I was prescribed Latuda (40mg) and Abilify (5mg) for treatment. However, I can't seem to find any history of these drugs being used together to treat anything, let alone bipolar depression. Should they be used together to ...

Does lithium cause headaches?

Posted 8 days ago by StephanieKelley 1 answer

I have been taking lithium for six days and have had bad headaches and do not know if they are related. I have chronic migraines and I take Imitrex injections and I am hoping there is not a correlation. I have been on so many mood stabilizers they’re starting from the beginning again with 300 ...

Seroquel with Depakote dosage?

Posted 25 Jun 2018 by Kj176 1 answer

My son was prescribed 100mg Seroquel along with 250mg am and 500 mg pm depakote extended release. It seemed to calm his mania and he started sleeping good at night but He said he is sleeping to much and is too lethargic. On the plus side he is sleeping! When he is manic, like now, stopped taking ...

Depakote dosage help for mania?

Posted 18 days ago by Kj176 1 answer

My son is having a manic episode with delusions and was prescribed 250mg am 500pm Depakote ER and 100mg Seroquel pm. He weighs 227 lbs. Is that enough? I feel like it's not enough. It's only been 3 days but I feel like I may need to bring him back. If I increase his dosage at home he will ...

What is happening to me? I am taking risperdal, Abiify and lithium, something is controlling me?

Posted 20 May 2018 by JackyLost 1 answer

I can’t have a normal day to day life and what I mean by normal is simply have a regular transition from one thought to another. My perceptions are changing from a day to day basis sometimes from day to night where the world seems differently like a reality switch. I can’t analyze and I ...

I just started taking Lithium this morning. What can I expect within the next few hours and days?

Posted 30 Jan 2012 by Serpenteyes 4 answers

My dose is 300mg in the morning and 300mg at night... and then after 5 days I am to go to 300mg in the morning to 600mg at night. How much water a day should I drink? I read that was important. Thanks for answering.

Is lithium 450 dose a solid dose for some?

Posted 5 May 2018 by Mermaidsandjellies 2 answers

I have been taking 600 mg of lithium for 1.5 months, after taking it at 750mg for one year. My issue is that I have been feeling so emotionally detached, not motivated and in such psychic pain from this dose that I have feel suicidal within the past couple days. A couple weeks ago I lowered the ...

What happens when you take 10 mg Buspar in the morning 5 mg at night and 300 mg of lithium 3....

Posted 23 May 2018 by Prinni 0 answers

... times a day and you accidentally miss 2 doses?

Does Depakote cause weight gain? Taking 500 MG twice day. Trying to determine source?

Posted 20 Jan 2018 by Tobydog01 2 answers

Recently prescribed Depakote 500 twice day. Gained 10 lb in 6 months Trying to determine cause

I've been given trazodone. It says is an antidepressant but I have mania. How can that help it?

Posted 20 Apr 2018 by Ravenzan 2 answers

It says trazodone is a antidepressants but I have mania how can that help it? I read said it could worsen mania, I haven't taken yet since reading on it. Any suggestions?

Lithium for depression, anyone take lithium for severe MDD to the point of starting to impact my...

Posted 9 Aug 2017 by luke uno 1 answer

... ADL's even doings thing like getting dressed is a battle and not really having a life. I'm not bipolar so I'd imagine a lower dose would work if it was to work. I do have mood swings and outbursts of anger to the point of breaking things and punching holes through the walls ...

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