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    An_267813 posted:
    Hi all, I just joined. I have bipolar 1, I have been told by 3 psychiatrists that I am tx resistant. i have been on just about every med possible. I have asked my currnt why they are treating me if I can't be treated. She replied "well, we have to try" on depakote i gaine 65 pounds and then on saphris I ganed 25 poind, Now I ma just on lamictal and have lost 35 pounds in 10weeks
    ddnos responded:
    Hello, I know how frustrating that is as I am the same, i.e. treatment resistant. Then my doctor put me on Nardil (MAOI) and that was the only thing that worked for me. It's considered a last resort medication and is known to work for those who are treatment resistant, but not all psychiatrists are willing to prescribe that medication or any other MAOI.

    Has your doctor ever brought that up to you? Maybe you could ask her about it?

    Good luck
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