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  1. another newbie....
    ... you found us. That sounds frightening - I hope the Depakote helps. You asked about having this worst episode after ... respect. Hope to hear from you again, tell us how the Depakote is doing, Seaturtle...
    ... order to address symptoms. It sounds as though the Depakote isn't working for you which may be a reason why you ... might want to ask your pdoc if he/she can raise your Depakote to see if that helps. I know when I started taking ... Depakote I eventually needed it increased to address my mania...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lamictal

  2. I don't know where to go from here
    ... every typical bipolar drug in the past including : Depakote , Xyprexa, Lithium, Geodon, Seoquel, Abilify, and several...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Abilify Lamictal Lithium Risperdal geodon

  3. Question about Depakote and Risperdal
    ... I like you, am also on 1500mg of depakote and 3mg of Risperdal daily. I have also noticed quite...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Risperdal

  4. Question about Diagnosis
    ... once that when my pdoc wrote a prescription for a Depakote level, he indicated I had "bipolar disorder." ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Risperdal

  5. Question about Antidepressants Being Used with Mood Stabilizers
    ... antidepressant to my cocktail? (My current meds are 500mg Depakote 3x/day, 4mg Risperdal at bedtime and 100mg Trazodone...
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    ... meds may need to be tweaked a bit -- or perhaps the Depakote is no longer working effectively for me -- I'm not...
    ... basis and I don't feel stable right now. While the Depakote , Risperdal and Trazodone help keep me relatively stable...
    ... used to be nice and straight until I started taking Depakote (500mg 3x/day) and it started to become curly. (Arggh...
    ... been nothing short of miserable. It seems that the Depakote has "pooped" out on me and the Risperdal is no longer...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Risperdal Trazodone

  6. New here also but not to this disorder
    ... a doctor weekly, psychologist. i have been taking depakote nightly and also take something for add in the morning...
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  7. Bipolar what?
    ... today and in the last few days or week. I take depakote three times at night along with geodon three times...
    Medications also discussed in this post: geodon

  8. new to board
    ... migraines have been almost stopped by Lamictal. Other med, Depakote , beta blockers, small doses of tricyclics, also work...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lamictal

  9. bi polar depression - Seroquel
    ... Depakote . Sure, it says that it helps with the mania side...

  10. Manic Episode
    ... manic episode. Your pdoc may decide to increase your Depakote to address your current mania and control future symptoms ... . By the way, I'm also on Depakote . I take 500mg three times/day....
    ... switch you or increase the meds. I am also on 500 mg of Depakote (ER). Is the intensity of the mania the same this...

  11. Hello! New Member
    ... the rest of my life. (I'm currently taking 500 mg Depakote three times/day, 4 mg of Risperdal at bedtime and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Risperdal

  12. What drugs worked for you?
    ... December. Unfortunately, I feel like the zoloft and depakote I was taking had far too many side effects and not...
    ... I've been taking Depakote (500 mg three times/day), Risperdal (4 mg at bedtime...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zoloft Risperdal Trazodone

  13. Bipolar and Disability
    ... would kill him because I tried many times. I am now on Depakote , Lithium, and Prozac. I have never in my life been...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lithium Prozac

  14. Topamax
    ... Topamax 4. Lamictal 5. Abilify 6. Zyprexa 7. Depakote ER 8. Depakote 9. Paxil CR 10. Geodon Oral...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Abilify Lamictal Paxil Risperdal Seroquel Topamax Zyprexa geodon

  15. Psychosis and visualizations question for you guys...
    ... i have a friend taht experienced that on depakote when he got high. also i experience trippy stuff all...
    ... he experienced psychosic and/or visualizations on Depakote while getting high on illegal substances at the same...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Wellbutrin

  16. New to forum
    ... I told him that the last meds I was taking was Depakote . He said that he did not want to try any of the newer ... again, he refused. So I accepted the perscription for Depakote , well, they did not really help at all. Maybe it's...

  17. wanting the pain to stop
    ... never been an angry person. So she says "lets try Depakote and take this Valium when you get the rage". I...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall Concerta Ritalin Valium

  18. Anyone Misdiagnosed BP & Instead Had Major Depressive Disorder For Years?
    ... immediate made the proper diagnosis and put me on Depakote . I got immediate positive results from Depakote...
    ... Salty, I'm currently taking 500 mg of Depakote three times/day, 4 mg of Risperdal at bedtime and ... meds I've been on since my diagnosis in 2006. The Depakote and Risperdal have only been adjusted (increased) ... to having a severe manic episode. With the level of Depakote I take, there are concerns about weight gain and hair...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lamictal Wellbutrin Risperdal

  19. Despair, the kaleidoscope of pills and my story!
    ... from anywhere from Lexapro, Klonopin, Wellbutrin, Depakote , Seroquel, Ativan, Prozac, to self medicating with ... overweight and I gained a significant amount on the depakote in the past. To make this long story shorter,...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ativan Klonopin Lexapro Provigil Prozac Ritalin Seroquel Topamax Wellbutrin

  20. Out of Seroquel and the pharmacies are closed
    ... my perscription refilled. I take both Seroquel and Depakote to treat Biporal II. I still have pleanty of ... Depakote but I'm a bit worried that I'm going to freak out...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Seroquel

  21. meds side effects
    ... I'm taking Depakote , Lyrica, Zyprexa, Adavan, Wellbutrin, Primidone and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Wellbutrin Zyprexa lyrica

  22. Hair Falling Out
    ... My hair is falling out due to depakote . I am so afraid of losing my hair but no one seems...
    ... more tests are going to show anything, if it's the Depakote causing this. How long have you been on the Depakote ... occurred to me. I am sure others here with experience on Depakote will respond to you, and I'm sorry you're going through...
    ... I had the same thing happen to me when I was on Depakote . I had thick long hair and it fell out badly. I ... it got so thin and stringy. I finally got off the Depakote because it really wasn't helping me after a year. ... also wanted to get better and wanted to see if the Depakote would help me. But it didn't. Anyway, I totally ... going through. Don't fear though, if you come off Depakote , it will grow back to normal. Stay strong. Missflip...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lithium

  23. just started taking lamictal - does it get better?
    ... drunk, and dizzy. does this get better? i tried depakote , but couldnt get out of bed at all when i took that...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lamictal Lexapro Xanax

  24. Think My Meds Have Stopped Working! Any advice?
    ... Lamotrigine. If i changed to Sodium valproate (Epilim or Depakote are similar i believe) instead of Lithium does anyone...
    ... it Ive just been reading that Sodium valproate ( Depakote ) is a better mood stabiliser for the depressed episodes...
    ... hey! check out all the side effects from depakote . could you live with them if it worked? i say...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lamictal Lithium

  25. Best mood stabilizer?
    ... Depakote (valproate semisodium) worked wonders for me. No side...

  26. Misdiagnosed with bipolar disorder
    ... the last day of my section order. I was put on depakote and olanzopine, to be taken on a daily basis. The ... was reduced further and i was down to just taking depakote . From this point on i started weening myself off...

  27. Recommendations for a good mood stabilizer.
    ... about. Some of them are: lithium, lamictal, tegretol, depakote , etc. Just bring up this discussion with your doc...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Abilify Klonopin Lamictal Lithium Provigil Tegretol Zyprexa

  28. Don't know what else to do...please help.
    ... stabilizers: lamictal, lithium, tegretol, trileptol, depakote , topamax Antipsychotics: abilify, geodon, seroquel...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Abilify Celexa Effexor Elavil Lamictal Lexapro Lithium Prozac Seroquel Tegretol Topamax Trazodone Wellbutrin Zoloft Zyprexa Cymbalta geodon haldol symbyax

  29. lamictal?
    ... anger wasn't a big problem for me. Pdoc did say that depakote works very well on bipolar related anger....

  30. Depakote, Lexapro, and Adderall
    ... I took valproic acid, in the Depakote famliy, and I had every side effect that was listed...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lamictal

  31. I'm new
    ... on Effexor, Prozac, Paxil, Wellbutrin, Risperdal, Depakote , Topamax, theres a lot more but can't think of all...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Effexor Lamictal Paxil Prozac Risperdal Seroquel Topamax Wellbutrin

  32. What should I expect at my first pdoc appt and depakote question..
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  33. Newly Diagnoised + med
    ... doc said it didn't cause any weight like lithium or depakote (sp?)...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lithium

  34. Feeling a bit nuts tonight
    ... it is the truth. I am currently taking 500mg Depakote twice a day and 10mg of Cipralex or Lexapro in the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lexapro

  35. Since starting my medications my periods have stopped
    ... am bipolar and am being treated with Cipralex and Depakote (these are the names in the UK) My periods stopped ... all together for a few months after beginning with Depakote and since then have been irregular. The leaflets ... that came with my Depakote say that irregular/lack of periods is a side-effect...

  36. Antidepressants
    ... diagnosed as Bipolar, (which was 8 years ago) I am on depakote , clonazepam (agitation), and seroquel when I'm falling...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Clonazepam Lamictal Seroquel

  37. I Lost My Pills
    ... I just got my Depakote prescription renewed on Thursday. I went to put them...

  38. Any help is helpful
    ... to say I haven't been taking my meds. I have a few Depakote pills left. My mood swings are coming back and thats ... any advice or can you tell me what you know about Depakote . Thanks....
    ... eterinarian meds instead of "people" meds. I used to be on Depakote , a year ago, but it made me pretty much a zombie,...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lamictal Seroquel Zoloft

  39. Anyone else experience bipolar highs?
    ... I was taking Depakote and Zolft to maintain some form of normalcy. Within...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lamictal

  40. New to board with Questions
    ... making me a very functional person. i used to be on depakote and it made me feel like i wasn't all there....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lamictal

  41. Psychosis and bipolar?
    ... traveller describes. Fortunately I find my medication ( Depakote ) keeps me on the ground and if I ever go up too far...

  42. Bi-Polar Question
    ... Geodon and Lamictal. I've also been on Abilify and Depakote . From my personal experience, Geodon makes me way ... stay on ablify long enough and I wouldn't recommend depakote to anyone. it made me very angry and i didn't want...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Abilify Lamictal geodon

  43. Lamictal in a.m. or p.m.??
    ... an hour after taking it. i was originally on depakote and risperdal and those two (or maybe it was just...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lamictal Risperdal

  44. Seroquel dosage and side effects?
    ... of seroquel and add something else like lamictal, depakote , lithium, tegretol or any mood stabilizer if you are...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Abilify Lamictal Lithium Provigil Seroquel Tegretol

  45. meds
    ... Right now I'm on two mood stabilzers depakote and lithium and two antipsychotics abilify and seroquel...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Abilify Lithium Seroquel

  46. The bipolar med with the least stomach upset?
    ... that literally didn't KILL their stomach? I took Depakote recently and thought I was going to die because it...

  47. It's official
    ... sigh* So I am now taking Buspar twice a day and Depakote twice a day. She is going to mix in the antidepressant...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Buspar

  48. Saw Tdoc today
    ... see I've been on Topomax, Zoloft, for 2 yrs., was on Depakote with those. Stopped Depakote in November. Started...
    ... lost weight when I stopped smoking, too. Also Depakote others...have you tried these? I know how you feel...
    ... I've done Depakote , and amitriptalyne but they didn't work as a preventitive...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ambien Fentanyl Lamictal Norco Premarin Seroquel Singulair Ultram Zoloft Imitrex

  49. Hi! I'm New, Please Help
    ... but stopped to go back to work. I was initially on depakote but have been switched to lamictal by my psychiatrist...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lamictal Lexapro Prozac Risperdal

  50. Insurance wont cover Provigil, but I need it for drowzyness from other meds.
    ... mania. I'm really sensative to side effects and the Depakote , and Seroquel and Lorazapem I take make me so drowzy...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Provigil Ritalin Seroquel

  51. bipolar II
    ... but it seems like all the medicine im on (lots of depakote , wellbutrin) and the therapy i get is not helping...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Wellbutrin

  52. On Depakote for 10 yrs thinking about Trileptal for weight loss
    ... weight just dropped off? My problem seems to be 2 fold; Depakote increases your appetite and stops your 'i'm full up...
    ... Juliet, When I went off the depakote I ate less right away, not on any diet. Just quit...
    ... wanted to put in my 2 cents...;) I've never tried depakote , but I've been taking Trileptal for about three years...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lithium Effexor Seroquel Trileptal

  53. lamictal...what is it?
    ... like lithium and is not harsh on the liver like depakote (valporic acid), and from everthing ive heard it seems...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lamictal Lithium

  54. Recently diagnosed hypomanic bipolar. Questions about meds especially Provigil
    ... perscribing provigil. I was on Seroquel, Lorazepam, and Depakote to bring down the mania. I'm not depressed at all...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lorazepam Provigil Seroquel

  55. PLEASE! I need someone's help (meds)
    ... I personally would suggest Valproate semi sodium ( depakote ) or sodium valproate (epilim) as a mood stabilizer...

  56. Depakote=Good for mood, terrible for acid reflux
    ... Hi all! I have been taking Depakote sprinkles for almost 3 weeks--only 250 mg a day because ... Monday and want to lay low and only take 1 dose of the Depakote over the weekend--that is how bad my stomach hurts ... . Has anyone else had a problem with the Depakote ? It's a shame--I was really getting my mood under...
    ... pain in the neck(or gut!) and I'm pinpointing this to Depakote and Risperdal. Granted, when I don't take the meds...
    ...
    ... occured about the same time that I started taking depakote . I hope all goes well....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Effexor Risperdal Protonix aleve

  57. Mood stabilizers with anti depressant qualities
    ... are many mood stabilizers like lamictal, tegretol, depakote , etc. Also many more antispychotics like abilify,...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Abilify Lamictal Seroquel Tegretol Zyprexa

  58. Seroquel Issues along with Tegretol
    ... to stop this Tegretol too and eventually go back on Depakote despite the weight gain which made me gain 40 lbs...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Paxil Seroquel Tegretol Zyprexa

  59. lithium and hypothyroidism
    ... all, about 6 months ago my pdoc switched me from depakote to lithium - i had had a severe manic episode and ... besides this, my doctors were concerned that depakote would cause birth defects if i decided to have children...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lithium levothyroxine

  60. Can I heal my brain? Now rapid cycling.
    ... experiences? Will I be ok? I do NOT want to go on Depakote or Seroquel. I felt so good on lamictal and cymbalta...
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    Medications also discussed in this post: Lamictal Lithium Seroquel Cymbalta

  61. I am overmedicated - I feel like a walking shell.
    ... bad for you! I felt the same when my Pdoc put me on Depakote . Do you have access to a different doctor? Is...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lithium

  62. Feeling A LOT better!
    ... briefly for sleep) Mood stabilizers: lamictal, depakote (very briefly), lithium RIGHT NOW I am taking:...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Abilify Effexor Klonopin Lamictal Lexapro Lithium Paxil Provigil Prozac Seroquel Wellbutrin Zoloft geodon

  63. Mood Stabilizers.
    ... I use Depakote (valproic acid). That's what works for me. I have...
    ... Depakote (valproic acid) has been great for me. I have only...
    ... the least. But, it has tapered off now. I've tried Depakote .....made my head feel like Elmer's glue. Scared me...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lexapro Topamax

  64. Ok ladies...PMS and bipolar
    ... ve had 3 serious breakdowns since and I'm on 2000mg Depakote a day and 5mg Olanzapine. However, from ovulation...

  65. Severe Exhaustion
    ... moments to get things done. At the moment, I am on depakote , lamictal, seroquel, and just recently put on wellbutrin...
    ... Depakote and Seroquel can both be very sedating (and energy...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lamictal Seroquel Wellbutrin

  66. Bipolar or just depression?
    ... through these other posts - I saw someone mentioned depakote . I researched it, and noticed it was frequently given ... was epileptic when she was younger, and was given depakote . Kinda funny when I look at it how much genetics...
    ... dont know years ago now i met a doctor who put me on depakote but he neevr told me why but i dontknow why. but i...
    ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lithium pamelor Lexapro

  67. just diagnosed and very confused...
    ... disorder last week and they placed her on Seroquel and Depakote . She's 25, not really familiar with the illness and ... so Im writting to get some info. I know Depakote is used for epilepsy but why they gave it to her?...
    ... HI Depakote is used to treat. Bipolar and they wouldnt do surgery...
    ... I am on both depakote and seroquel at the moment. It is working fairly...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Seroquel

  68. Lexapro and Depakote
    ... i was on depakote and effexor... now im on lexapro and lamitical.....
    ... I take Lexapro & Depakote , and they work well together for me....
    ... Without the Lexapro,she tends to sleep more. Without her Depakote ,she gets moody. Depakote+Lexapro=:):) for me....
    ... I have never too Depakote , but I have taken Lexapro. It made my mood swings...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Effexor Lexapro

  69. Nightmares anyone?
    ... now they are worse. My meds for psych are: Lexapro, Depakote and Ambien. In my opionion the drinking just makes...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ambien Lexapro

  70. i was just put on Depokote ER and i have a question that my Doc never answered
    ... Hello, I don't know about the Depakote myself, others I know have found it helpful but a...
    ... give the depakote a chance..... i didnt have the same problem as...

  71. question about diagnoses
    ... institution and i left under p.doc orders of taking depakote and resperidol. i've long been fixed and was taken...
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  72. Prozac
    ... I recently started taking a cocktail of Prozac, depakote , neruontin, lithium and when my partner and I make...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lithium Prozac

  73. Newbie Question: Clonazepam
    ... States, Clonazepam & Divalproex are known as Klonopin & Depakote , why is that?...
    ... think being a small woman makes a difference also. Depakote - mood stabilizer, anti-seizure and Clonazepam - anticonvus ... is addicting. It does affect short term memory. The Depakote was sedating at first and I was unable to function...
    ... I just wanted to add that I am also on Depakote and Buspar (and occasionally xanax). My short term...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Clonazepam Klonopin Seroquel Benzodiazepine Buspar Calan Xanax

  74. Geodon Side Effects
    ... The other drugs that are on my list are Lamictal, Depakote , abd Seroquel. Since I have been diagnosed for sure...
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    Medications also discussed in this post: Lamictal Seroquel geodon Zoloft Abilify Lexapro Risperdal Zyprexa dopamine

  75. Meds are Depressing
    ... weird jaw movements and am now taking lithium and depakote . This is my last shot at meds and I am determined...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Abilify Lithium Seroquel


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