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What are the two main drugs used to treat bipolar disorder?
Lithium
Valproic Acid
What is the prototypic mood stabilizer for bipolar?
Lithium
Lithium has a (high/low) therapeutic index.
low
What are some adverse effects of lithium?
Polyuria
Fine Hand Tremor
Hypothyroidism
What are some drug interactions for lithium?
Diuretics
NSAIDs
Anticholinergic Drugs
What two antiepileptic drugs are used for BPD?
Valproic Acid
Carbamazepine
Lithium is a category D Pregnancy Risk.
T or F
True
Antidepressants are appropriate for use only in patients with BPD.
T or F
False