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I was wondering if there were any bipolar medications that did not have so many risk factors. My doctor right now, does not really know what I have but now she is thinking I have bipolar II. I am on wellbutrion right now for depression and add, but I have hypomania.


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replied May 28th, 2008
Bipolar Disorder Answer A4194
Current medical treatment: They are testing me out on a lot of different stuff



Bipolar disorder is a serious psychotic disorder that requires medical treatment for life. Bipolar disorder consists of depressive and manic (hipomanic) episodes. Bipolar disorder is treated with Lithium, valproate, carbamazepine, clonazepam, antidepressants, and neuroleptics. All these medications have side effects. You can also have cyclothymia which is an easier form of bipolar disorder. Your case is complicated because you also have ADD (attention deficit disorder) which can have similar symptoms with mania (hypomania).


You need an expert opinion for your condition from a mental health doctor.



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