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5 drugs better than ADs for bipolar disorder

Posted by Hugh on May 4, 2020, at 15:19:42

Findings from STEP-BD studies indicate that antidepressants should be avoided in most cases in treating acute depression in patients with bipolar disorder. Rather, one should choose from among five medications with a reasonable evidence-base for effectiveness and safety in treating or at least preventing bipolar depressions, namely: lithium, quetiapine, lamotrigine, lurasidone, and cariprazine -- or combinations of these.

Dr Osser is Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, and Consulting Psychiatrist, US Department of Veterans Affairs, National Telemental Health Center, Bipolar Disorders Telehealth Program, Brockton, MA.

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