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Hey Bipolars!

Posted by man_oh_man1977 on April 22, 2004, at 22:16:05

Hey Bipolars!

After much trial and error these past 2 years, I’ve finally stabilized w/ the meds I am on. (10mg celexa, 20 mg [going up to 40] geodon), wellbutrin XL (300mg) and Lamictal (350mg – if I go higher I get dizzy.) W/ that out of the way, I pose a question or two:
Have any of y’all tried to induce mania or hypomania? If so, why? And how – presuming it’s not a freak occurrence or brought on by illicit drug use? I’m curious b/c I have a lot of studying to do, and I’ve been pumping myself w/ caffeine (Red Bull, if you must know!) and have been amping up my AD’s. My studying period should end around May 5th, and I always have zyprexa on hand to bring me down if I get too delusional or psychotic. I know this sounds silly, but us “afflicted” have been known to do silly things. So yes, I am stable but want a little more clarity, energy and focus. I am actually looking forward to it. Once I came down on someone for taking a “meds” holiday; I suppose this is the opposite. Any feedback would be gratefully appreciated, especially those have had prior experience. If you got this far, thank you for reading this post.


P.S. I think a drug like Stratera (sp?) might help, but I don’t suffer from ADD. Thanks, again,





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