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dl1dl2 posted:
I am having trouble dealing with bipolar depression, can depression make u feel numb as though u have no feelings at all. That is the way that I have felt for the past 6 years since 2007. I am on a mood stablizer lamental. If my mood stablizer is to low dose I go into a manic state. if it is to high I go into a depresion state. My husband and I have adjusted my mood stablizer down a little some, but there is still some feeling of depression. How do I deal with this. I don't like feeling depressed
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Joseph F Goldberg, MD responded:
Dear dl1dl2, The FDA-approved treatments for bipolar depression are Latuda, Seroquel, or Symbyax. Worth discussing each of these treatments with your doctor before considering any other, (technically) experimental treatments like antidepressants or other medicines. Dr. G.


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