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May 27, 2016

medications
medication

water retaining medication:

  Try this one first:  OTC (over the counter):  docusate/ Colace – sold generically as docusate sodium— adult dose is 100 to 500mg per day; usually sold in 100mg gel capsules–usual dose is 2 a day–but it is very safe and a lot more can be taken.    It may take a few days before it

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TREATING BIPOLAR
bipolar

TREATING BIPOLAR DEPRESSION: updated 5/26/2016

Depression that occurs in someone who is bipolar is more complicated to treat than unipolar depression.    Optimal treatment often requires several medications—even 5 or 6 or more.  Rarely will one medication suffice.   Antidepressants should be avoided if at all possible:  they may initially help, but then the person is having more depressions than ever for

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