Bipolar & thinking of having a baby..
I know this post is old, but I thought I'd share my story with you: I am Bipolar I with rapid cycling, and Generalized Anxiety Disorder. I was diagnosed when I was a sophomore in college. After MUCH trial and error and many psychiatrists, I was stable on Lithium and Neurontin. In July of 2005, my husband an... 14 Jul 2007 00:50
FAQ 5: Medications Used in the Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders
FAQ5 Medications used in the treatment of psychiatric illness Prepared by B.Ralph Clement, Jr. Ph.D (3-2003) The details of most medications can be found at 1. www.rxlist.com or http://www.mentalhealth.com/p30-note.html Abilify Adderall Alprazolam (Xanax) Ambiem Amitriptyline (Elavil) Amitriptyline with Ch... 15 Jun 2007 19:52
Help Raise Awareness of Borderline Personality Disorder!
http://trouble.philadelphiaweekly.com/archives/2007/05/another_action.html Help Raise Awareness of Borderline Personality Disorder! A Congressional Briefing on Borderline Personality Disorder is scheduled for Tuesday May 8. Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a devastating psychiatric diso... 3 May 2007 11:56
If I only had a brain (Lithium fog)
How do YOU live with Lithium brain? ---------------------------------- Eons ago, in a galaxy far far away (back in the 1970s, when psychiatrists diagnosed anyone who was psychotic with schizophrenia) I was first given Lithium. I had no side effects of note, didn't even notice that I was on it. I was also only 15... 4 Jan 2007 17:17
How Many Medicines and Which Ones?
Hi, I think it would be interesting to know, how many medicines and which ones we are taking. Also, do you think they are working? What are the side effects? I am on 3 medications right now: Lithium, Lamectal and Seroquel. They seem to be working good for me. The side effect that is troublesome is I am tir... 6 Sep 2006 03:29
Because Klonopin made me unbearably sleepy, I have been given Seroquel to help with anxiety, sleeping and maybe some mood stabilization. I just read some side effects and became very frightened. Should one be concerned about diabetes and cataracts - should one be concerned enough to avoid the drug? TIA ... 9 Aug 2006 03:32
bipolars in love?/what type of spouse is best for bipolars?
Harry wrote: is it necessarily a rough road? So taking it wider.........let's discuss how marriages/relationships work for BP's. Anything to share about the traits of a spouse it worked with....and howthis manifested/affected your ability to be stable? Traits in potential spouses that made your conditio... 22 May 2006 04:30
Medication Side Effects
Does anyone know of where you could find the side effects of the "cocktail" of medications you take? Like the side effects of taking Lithium, Depakote, Lamectal and Seroquel together? I know there are sites that will give you the side effects of one medication. Are there any that will give you the side effect... 17 Apr 2006 03:29
Loving someone with bipolar
I bought my wife a book titled LOVING SOMEONE WITH BIPOLAR. Right now I am in a mixed cycle..at least I think I am...will be seeing my pdoc Monday. My current state gives rise to the question... Is it really possible to LOVE someone with bipolar. Or merely tolerate them when they are stable and pray to which... 13 Dec 2005 13:20