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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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Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg, MD on October 02, 2012

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