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Atypical Antidepressants for Bipolar Disorder

Newer "atypical" antidepressants work differently than other available drugs. Currently, only quetiapine and olanzapine, in combination with the antidepressant fluoxetine (Prozac), are approved by the FDA to treat bipolar depression. But some evidence suggests others may also play a role in treating depression in bipolar disorder.

 

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With the rise in health care costs, you may wonder about using alternative medicine and dietary supplements for the treatment of bipolar disorder and other mood disorders. Alternative medicine views the body and mind as an integrated system, which means they influence each other. With alternative medicine, your commitment to living a balanced life plays a key role in your health and healing. Many alternative remedies and natural dietary supplements are easy to access, whether on the Internet or...

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Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg, MD on October 02, 2012

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