Trileptal is a neuroleptic anti convulsant "mood stabilizer" so technically it can be used for all 3. These types of medications are predominantly used to treat epilepsy and bipolar I and II and the MDD associated with the condition.
Usually the anticonvulsants are used in bi-polar after they are stabilized on another med. It is used to augment what you are taking. They are know to help depression and in some people anxiety, even if they are not bi-polar. They also are used as 'mood' stabilizers to help the ups and downs of bi-polar disorder. They work well for some people.
Hope it all works out for you :)
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