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Old 07-12-2005, 02:24 PM   #1
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depakote?

i was wondering if someone can tell me what exactly this type of drug does? i thought i read someone's post that said they were "borderline bipolar" and a doctor gave them this. would that mean that its used for those who dont have as bad of symptoms?
thanks for any info in advance!

 
Old 07-12-2005, 02:49 PM   #2
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Re: depakote?

i take depakote and for me its a mood stabalizer and yes i am bipolar

 
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Old 07-13-2005, 07:52 AM   #3
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Re: depakote?

Depakote is a seizure medication and is also used for other stablizing enhancers. I am bipolar but have had seizures. intially was put on depakote for the seizures but was told that it had benifits on mood stablization.

 
Old 07-13-2005, 10:58 AM   #4
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Re: depakote?

thank u both for the info! it seems like theres quite a few different meds and i didnt know if they all do the same thing or if they were for different symptoms.

 
Old 07-14-2005, 09:09 PM   #5
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Re: depakote?

i've been on depakote for over a year now

 
Old 08-07-2005, 07:08 PM   #6
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Re: depakote?

I take that **** if and only if I feel a mania going on. It makes me fat and causes spinobifida however you spell that. . . It is a blast to drink with and you puke in the morning!

 
Old 08-07-2005, 09:14 PM   #7
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glad i'm off of it and i'm doing alot better
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