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BIPOLAR DISORDER
Bipolar I disorder is primarily defined by manic or mixed episodes that last for at least 7 days, or very severe manic symptoms needing immediate hospital care. The patient also has depressive episodes which may last for at least 2 weeks.
Bipolar II disorder is usually misdiagnosed. It is characterized by occurence of ≥1 major depressive episodes with at least 1 hypomanic episode.
Cyclothymic disorder or cyclothymia is a mild form of bipolar disorder. Patients have  episodes of hypomania alternating with mild depression that lasts for 2 years.
Rapid-cycling bipolar disorder patients have ≥4 episodes of major depression, mania, hypomania or mixed symptoms within a year.
Drug Information

Dosage: Adult Schizophrenia 5 mg bd. Acute treatment of manic & mixed episodes associated w/ bipolar I disorder Mo

Indication: Patients w/ schizophrenia who are non-responsive to or intolerant of classic antipsychotics. Recurrent suicida...

Indication: Schizophrenia.

Indication: Acute & maintenance treatment of schizophrenia in adults.

Indication: Risperdal Schizophrenia including 1st episode psychoses, acute schizophrenic exacerbations, chronic schizophre...

Indication: Schizophrenia. Short-term treatment of acute manic episode associated w/ bipolar I disorder. Prevention of man...

Indication: Maintenance treatment of schizophrenia in adult patients.

Indication: Adjunctive or monotherapy in treatment of epilepsy for partial & generalized seizures, including tonic-clo...

Indication: Acute & maintenance treatment of schizophrenia. Alleviates secondary affective symptoms associated w/ schi...

Indication: Acute & maintenance treatment of schizophrenia & other psychoses where +ve &/or -ve symptoms are p...

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