Mood Stabilizers as Medications
Mood Stabilizers as Medications Introduction
Mood Stabilizers are commonly listed as Anti-Convulsants because of their
calming effect and action dealing with seizures. The have lately become very
effective in treating such things as Bipolar
They are very broad in their individul effects and would be hard to list all
of the necessary information here in general. So if you want to find out more
detailed information, please go to our main Drug Index and search for each
drug by name.
These mood stabilizers are usually very sucessful in controlling the mania
that accompanies Bipolar Disorder and Anxiety Disorders such as Panic. They
also are very helpful to patients that are intolerant to the more conventional
Anti-Mania Drugs. Providing an often sucess with out the intolerable side
It can also serve as a useful alternative to neuroleptics in such patients.
Patients with severe mania, dysphoric mania or rapid cycling who are non-responsive
to Anti-Manics may show a positive response when treated with mood stabilizers.
It is important to note that these recommendations are based on extensive clinical
experience and some clinical trials versus active comparison agents.
To learn more about the side effects an individul information, search for each
drug by name.
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