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what is a good antidepressant for bipolars I have tried lamactial

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what is a good antidepressant for bipolars? I have tried lamactial but it makes me unsteady at work and I cannot take it. I take 3 mg. haldol, 1 mg. klonopin and 100 mg. vistril as a sleep aid.
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Vikas replied 7 years ago.

Hello Mam,

Bupropion (Wellbutrin) is an antidepressant which is less likely to produce hypomania or mania than other antidepressant and can prove to be useful in your case if you are not able to tolerate Lamotrigine.

Bupropion as Add-On Strategy in
Difficult-to-Treat Bipolar Depressive Patients

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