Anyone use both separatly and can compare the two.
I did - I got better stabilization of mood with Lithium, but had severe stomach cramping and diahrea each morning, plus my vision was so blurry I couldn't read. Tegretol really didn't help my mood swings much at all. It really differs from person to person - Lithium, for me, the side effects were WAY too much. But you might not have side effects at all. Lithium is usually the standard medication for bipolar, at least to start with, so that let's you know a lot of people got help from it. Hope this helps a bit. Take care - EJ23
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