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Bipolar disease: depressive psychosis alternating between excessive phases of mania and depression
What is the MOA?
It is unknown
What are some adverse reactions?
Bloating and abnominal distress
Increased body weight
What are the contraindications?
MAOI use within 10 days
bone marrow depression
Blood range of Lithium should be 0.6 - 0.8mg/L
Monitored salt intake and no alcohol
Carbamazepin reacts with benzodiazepines, diltiazem, oral contraceptives, MAOIs, phenytoin, warfarin
Name 2 most commonly prescribed bipolar agents
BN for divalproex?
BN for lamotrigine?