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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