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  • Bipolar Help
    Bipolar help generally consists of obtaining assistance from qualified mental health professionals, such as psychiatrists or psychologists. This eMedTV article offers suggestions and ideas as to where bipolar help can be attained.
  • Bipolar Information
    Are you looking for information on bipolar disorder? This eMedTV article takes a quick look at this mental illness, with details on symptoms and treatment options. A link to a full-length article on this topic is also provided.
  • Bipolar Medications
    Medications have proven to be extremely beneficial in managing symptoms of bipolar disorder. This eMedTV segment describes how bipolar medications such as lithium and valproate can be effective in controlling and preventing mood swings.
  • Bipolar Psychosocial Treatments
    Bipolar psychosocial treatments are often combined with medications to help treat bipolar disorder. As explained in this eMedTV article, bipolar psychosocial treatments, such as cognitive behavioral therapy, can help increase mood stability.
  • Bipolar Suicide
    As this eMedTV page explains, suicide is an unfortunate incidence that occurs in some patients suffering from bipolar disorder. This article discusses suicide and bipolar disorder in greater detail, including some of the warning signs to look out for.
  • Bipolar Test
    Since bipolar disorder is a mental illness, there is no test that can diagnose the condition. This section of the eMedTV library explains why a bipolar test does not exist and lists the factors that doctors look for when considering a diagnosis.
  • Bipolare
    As a type of illness, bipolar disorder can cause episodes of mania and depression. This eMedTV article offers a brief overview of bipolar disorder, and provides a link to more detailed information. Bipolare is a common misspelling of bipolar disorder.
  • Bipoler
    A person with bipolar disorder experiences cycles of mania and depression. This eMedTV page gives an overview of bipolar disorder and explains how it can sometimes be accompanied by symptoms of psychosis. Bipoler is a common misspelling of bipolar.
  • Bipoler Disorder
    This part of the eMedTV archives examines bipolar disorder, a condition characterized by cycles of mania and depression. This page discusses some common symptoms of the disorder. Bipoler disorder is a common misspelling of bipolar disorder.
  • Bipoloar
    This eMedTV Web resource discusses bipolar disorder, including information on how common it is and possible symptoms. This page also provides a link to more detailed information on the illness. Bipoloar is a common misspelling of bipolar disorder.
  • Bipolor
    Bipolar disorder is a type of medical condition that involves cycles of mania and depression. This eMedTV page lists possible symptoms of bipolar disorder, such as oversleeping and racing thoughts. Bipolor is a common misspelling of bipolar disorder.
  • Bipolor Disorder
    Bipolar disorder is a condition that causes unusual shifts in mood, energy level, and ability to function. This eMedTV segment also provides a link to more detailed information. Bipolor disorder is a common misspelling of bipolar disorder.
  • Bypolar
    Bipolar disorder is an illness characterized by radical mood swings and extreme shifts in energy levels. This eMedTV article briefly describes this condition and provides a link to additional information. Bypolar is a common misspelling of bipolar.
  • Bypolar Disorder
    As this eMedTV page explains, bipolar disorder is a brain disorder in which a person suffers from episodes of mania and depression. This page covers symptoms of bipolar disorder in detail. Bypolar disorder is a common misspelling of bipolar disorder.
  • Bypoler Disorder
    This eMedTV Web article explains what a person may experience when they have bipolar disorder. This page further describes what bipolar disorder is and offers a link to more information. Bypoler disorder is a common misspelling of bipolar disorder.
  • Bypolor Disorder
    This eMedTV page explains that approximately 2 million adults have bipolar disorder in the United States. This page also discusses the complications this long-term illness can cause. Bypolor disorder is a common misspelling of bipolar disorder.
  • Can I Take Abilify While Pregnant?
    Can I take Abilify while pregnant? As this article from the eMedTV Web site explains, the medication may not be safe for use during pregnancy. When given to pregnant rats, Abilify caused low birth weight, slow development, and other problems.
  • Can I Take Depakote While Pregnant?
    Many women are not sure whether they can take Depakote while pregnant. As this eMedTV page explains, you should not take Depakote during pregnancy unless absolutely necessary (as birth defects have been reported in pregnant women using this drug).
  • Can I Take Geodon While Pregnant
    Many women wonder if they can take Geodon while pregnant. As this article from the eMedTV Web site explains, Geodon may not be safe for pregnant women. In animal studies, the drug increased the risk of miscarriages and birth defects.
  • Can I Take Seroquel While Pregnant?
    If you are expecting a baby, you may be wondering, "Can I take Seroquel while pregnant?" As this eMedTV page explains, the drug may not be safe for use during pregnancy. In animal studies, Seroquel was shown to cause low birth weight and other problems.
  • Ceraquil
    Seroquel is a prescription medicine licensed to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. This page from the eMedTV Web library explains how Seroquel works, and describes possible signs of an overdose. Ceraquil is a common misspelling of Seroquel.
  • Depacoat
    Depakote can help prevent migraine headaches and treat the symptoms of mania and epilepsy. This eMedTV Web segment provides a brief overview of Depakote and describes some of its possible side effects. Depacoat is a common misspelling of Depakote.
  • Depacote
    Depakote is a medication that is used to prevent migraines and treat epilepsy and mania. This eMedTV segment explains how Depakote works and lists some possible side effects of the drug. Depacote is a common misspelling of Depakote.
  • Depakot
    Depakote is a prescription medication that is licensed to treat epilepsy, mania, and migraines. This eMedTV article describes the various forms of Depakote and explains the effects of the drug. Depakot is a common misspelling of Depakote.
  • Depakote
    A healthcare provider may prescribe Depakote to treat mania, epilepsy, or migraines. This eMedTV Web page explains how Depakote works and when and how to take it, as well as its possible side effects and general precautions and warnings.
  • Depakote 125 mg
    There are three strengths available for delayed-release Depakote tablets (125 mg, 250 mg, and 500 mg). This eMedTV article explains what other forms and strengths Depakote comes in and offers dosing recommendations for this medication.
  • Depakote 250 mg Tablets
    For the prevention of migraines, most people start with Depakote 250 mg tablets (one tablet, twice daily). This eMedTV article also provides Depakote dosing guidelines for the treatment of epileptic seizures and mania associated with bipolar disorder.
  • Depakote 500 mg Tablets
    Of the three tablet forms of Depakote, 500 mg tablets are the highest available strength. This eMedTV Web page lists the other forms and strengths of this drug and explains how Depakote dosing works for epilepsy, mania, and migraines.
  • Depakote and Breastfeeding
    Many doctors consider Depakote to be safe for breastfeeding women. This eMedTV article offers more information on Depakote and breastfeeding, explaining that if you do take the drug while breastfeeding, you should watch for side effects in your child.
  • Depakote and Hair Loss
    Hair loss is a commonly reported side effect in people taking Depakote. This eMedTV page offers more information on Depakote and hair loss, including an explanation of how common the side effect is and what your doctor may recommend for treatment.
  • Depakote and Insomnia
    Insomnia is a potential side effect of Depakote. This article from the eMedTV archives offers more information on Depakote and insomnia, including a definition of what insomnia is and a list of tips for improving your sleep habits.
  • Depakote and Pregnancy
    Generally, pregnant women should not take Depakote unless absolutely necessary. This eMedTV segment describes the complications seen in clinical studies on Depakote and pregnancy, and explains when a doctor may prescribe the drug to a pregnant woman.
  • Depakote and Weight Gain
    Weight gain is a side effect that has been seen in up to 9 percent of people taking Depakote. This eMedTV resource discusses Depakote and weight gain in more detail and provides tips for maintaining a healthy weight.
  • Depakote Antipsychotic Medicine
    As an antipsychotic medicine, Depakote increases the amount of a specific chemical in the brain. This eMedTV article discusses Depakote uses in more detail, describes the effects of this drug, and explains how it works for various conditions.
  • Depakote Capsules
    Delayed-release Depakote comes in "sprinkle capsules" and tablets. This portion of the eMedTV Web site explains what Depakote is used for, describes the various forms of this drug in more detail, and offers tips for using the sprinkle capsules.
  • Depakote Dangers
    Depakote can cause a number of serious complications, including liver damage and pancreatitis. This eMedTV resource further explores the potential dangers of Depakote use, including important information on who should not take this particular drug.
  • Depakote Dosage
    For migraine prevention, the recommended starting Depakote dosage is 250 mg twice a day. This eMedTV segment also provides Depakote dosing recommendations for the treatment of epilepsy and manic episodes associated with bipolar disorder.
  • Depakote Drug Information
    Depakote is used to treat epilepsy, prevent migraines, and treat manic episodes. This portion of the eMedTV library contains more information about the antipsychotic drug, including details on how Depakote works and what forms it comes in.
  • Depakote Drug Interactions
    Among the drugs that may potentially cause Depakote drug interactions are aspirin, diazepam, and warfarin. This eMedTV Web page explains what may happen as a result of Depakote interactions and lists other drugs that may interact with Depakote.
  • Depakote for Bipolar Disorder
    If you are experiencing manic episodes with bipolar disorder, Depakote may be a useful medication. This eMedTV article describes manic depression in more detail and explains what effects Depakote has on people with this condition.
  • Depakote for Children
    Depakote is approved for treating complex partial seizures in children as young as 10 years old. This eMedTV Web page offers more information on children and Depakote, explaining what the age requirements are for other approved uses.
  • Depakote for Migraines
    For people who get migraines, Depakote can be taken on a daily basis to prevent the headaches. This eMedTV Web page lists some of the common symptoms of migraines and explains how Depakote works for this type of headache.
  • Depakote for Seizures
    Many people use Depakote for preventing seizures associated with epilepsy. This article from the eMedTV archives describes various types of epileptic seizures and explains how Depakote can be used to prevent these types of seizures.
  • Depakote Indications
    Depakote is used to prevent migraines and to treat epilepsy and manic episodes. This segment from the eMedTV Web site further discusses the indications for Depakote and also lists possible "off-label" uses for the antipsychotic drug.
  • Depakote Medication Information
    Depakote is used to prevent migraines and to treat epilepsy and mania related to bipolar disorder. This eMedTV resource describes how the medication works and explains how often Depakote is typically taken per day.
  • Depakote Oral
    As this eMedTV page explains, the oral medication Depakote is used for treating mania and epilepsy, and for preventing migraines. This article describes Depakote in more detail and briefly explains how this prescription drug works for various conditions.
  • Depakote Overdose
    Symptoms of a Depakote overdose may include drowsiness, heart block, or a coma. This eMedTV article describes other possible effects of a Depakote overdose and discusses the various treatment options that are available.
  • Depakote Risks
    Depakote may increase the chance of liver problems in some people. This article from the eMedTV site discusses other potential risks of Depakote and also lists some of the more common (an often milder) side effects that have been reported with this drug.
  • Depakote Safety
    Depakote may not be suitable for people with liver disease, such as liver failure or cirrhosis. This eMedTV resource provides more information about the safety of Depakote, including a list of some of the potential side effects of the medication.
  • Depakote Side Affects
    Common side effects of Depakote may include headaches, vomiting, and weakness. This eMedTV page also lists potentially serious side effects that require immediate medical attention. Depakote side affects is a common misspelling of Depakote side effects.
  • More About Depakote Side Effects
    A few of the most common Depakote side effects include vomiting, dizziness, and tremors. This eMedTV article lists other common side effects of Depakote and explains which side effects require immediate medical attention.
  • Depakote Sprinkle
    As explained in this eMedTV resource, Depakote comes in the form of delayed-release "sprinkle capsules" and tablets. This article explains what Depakote is used for and offers information about the various ways to use the sprinkle capsules.
  • Depakote Tablets
    The delayed-release tablets containing Depakote should not be crushed, broken, or chewed. This eMedTV Web page lists the various strengths that these tablets come in and offers general tips and precautions for taking this form of the medication.
  • Depakote Uses
    Depakote is used for treating several conditions, including epilepsy, migraines, and mania. This eMedTV page describes how the drug works for these conditions, explains whether it can be used by children, and lists possible off-label Depakote uses.
  • Depakote Warnings and Precautions
    Before taking Depakote, let your doctor know if you have liver disease or a blood disorder. This eMedTV page lists other Depakote warnings and precautions, such as other conditions to tell your doctor about and people who should avoid the drug.
  • Depakote Weight Change
    In clinical trials where people took Depakote, weight change was reported as a common side effect. This eMedTV segment explains how common this side effect appeared to be and offers some suggestions for helping with weight gain.
  • Depakote Withdraw
    A withdrawal from Depakote may lead to seizures that are difficult to control. This eMedTV page offers information on how your doctor may help limit this possible withdrawal symptom. Depakote withdraw is a common misspelling of Depakote withdrawal.
  • Depakote Withdrawal
    Seizures are the most significant Depakote withdrawal symptom. This eMedTV page further describes the potential dangers of Depakote withdrawal and explains what steps your doctor may suggest in order to reduce your risk of having withdrawals.
  • Depakote Withdrawal Symptoms
    If you abruptly stop taking Depakote, withdrawal symptoms may occur. As this page on the eMedTV Web site explains, stopping Depakote too suddenly can lead to a seizure. These seizures can be especially severe and very difficult to control.
  • Depakote Withdrawl
    A Depakote withdrawal can increase your risk of developing seizures. This part of the eMedTV library describes Depakote withdrawal symptoms in more detail and explains how to reduce your risk of developing a withdrawal.
  • Depecote
    Depakote is a prescription medicine that is used to treat manic episodes, epilepsy, and migraines. This eMedTV page further describes the drug and lists potential side effects. Depecote is a common misspelling of Depakote.
  • Depekote
    Depakote is a medicine that is prescribed to treat mania and epilepsy, and to prevent migraines. This eMedTV Web page describes Depakote in more detail and offers a link to other important information. Depekote is a common misspelling of Depakote.
  • Depicote
    This eMedTV page explains that Depakote is a prescription drug used for mania, epilepsy, and migraine headaches. This page also covers dosing guidelines and what to tell your doctor before starting it. Depicote is a common misspelling of Depakote.
  • Depikote
    A healthcare provider may prescribe Depakote for the treatment of migraines, epilepsy, or mania. This eMedTV page further describes the prescription drug and links to more detailed information. Depikote is a common misspelling of Depakote.
  • Depokate
    Depakote, a drug available by prescription, is used for treating mania, epilepsy, and migraines. This eMedTV article further describes Depakote, explains how the drug works, and links to more information. Depokate is a common misspelling of Depakote.
  • Depokote
    Depakote is a drug used to treat epilepsy, migraines, and manic episodes. This eMedTV page covers Depakote effects, possible side effects, and withdrawal symptoms that can occur if you quickly stop the drug. Depokote is a common misspelling of Depakote.
  • Drug Interactions With Asenapine
    As this eMedTV page explains, certain products can cause drug interactions with asenapine, so your doctor needs a complete list of all your medications. This page lists drugs known to react with asenapine and describes the problems that can occur.
  • Drug Interactions With Lamotrigine
    Drug interactions can occur when lamotrigine is taken with Rifadin, Mysoline, or other drugs. This eMedTV segment features a list of medications that can interact with lamotrigine, as well as the results of these drug interactions with lamotrigine.
  • Drug Interactions With Risperidone
    Certain antibiotics and Prozac are among the drugs that can potentially interact with risperidone. This eMedTV page describes how drug interactions with risperidone can cause unwanted side effects or perhaps decrease the effectiveness of risperidone.
  • ECT for Bipolar Disorder
    ECT for bipolar disorder is typically a last resort, when other treatment options are ineffective. This eMedTV resource further explains when ECT for bipolar disorder is appropriate and the potential risks and benefits of this type of treatment.
  • Effects of Abilify
    Abilify has been shown to be effective at treating bipolar disorder and preventing symptoms from returning. This eMedTV resource describes the effects of Abilify and explains how the medication works for the treatment of schizophrenia and depression.
  • Effects of Depakote
    Depakote has been shown to prevent migraines, treat bipolar symptoms, and reduce seizures. This eMedTV resource describes the effects of Depakote in more detail and explains how this drug works for epilepsy, manic depression, and migraines.
  • Effects of Geodon
    Geodon has been shown to be effective for improving symptoms of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. This eMedTV resource describes the other beneficial effects of Geodon and explains how often the medication is typically taken per day.
  • Effects of Lithium
    Lithium is beneficial for treating manic episodes in people with bipolar disorder. This section of the eMedTV archives outlines the other effects of lithium and explores how the medication may work for controlling symptoms of bipolar disorder.
  • Effects of Seroquel
    Seroquel is a prescription medication used for treating schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. As this eMedTV page explains, studies on the effects of Seroquel have shown the drug to be effective for improving symptoms and preventing relapses.
  • Equatro
    Equetro is a prescription medicine that is used to treat bipolar disorder. This eMedTV segment provides a brief overview of the drug, explaining possible side effects and general dosing information. Equatro is a common misspelling of Equetro.
  • Equetro
    Equetro is a prescription drug approved to help manage certain episodes of bipolar disorder. This eMedTV article provides a detailed overview of the medication, including tips on when and how to take the drug and potential side effects.
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