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    Allergy Drops and Bi polar
    An_259677 posted:
    My mother who has been diagnosed Bipolar/w Mild
    Schizophrenia recently began Allergy Drops rather than take the injections. 3 weeks into the drops she has had a Mania episode along with other physical symptoms. We stopped the drops for 3 days then gave her the dose. After an hour of nausea she suffered severe mania symptoms. She was hospitalized and after 5 days of med adjustments she is getting better.
    Bipolar and Allergy drops do not mix.

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    davedsel2 responded:
    I am so sorry your mother went through this.

    You can not make a blanket statement on a public message board such as "Bipolar and Allergy drops do not mix". While this was definitely true for your mother, it is not true for everyone and a blanket statement like that can not be made. This type of situation applies to any condition and any medication.
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    resiliancy500 responded:
    The diagnosis seems unusual. What kind of Allergy drops did she react to? eyes? nose? What was the active ingredient in the drops? Some cold medications have things that can trigger mania. Agree with Dave that it is difficult when giving just a portion of the information needed to inform others.

    Perhaps Dr. Goldberg could comment?

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