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Lurasidone

Latuda

LURASIDONE is an antipsychotic. It is used to treat schizophrenia or bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depression. Compare atypical antipsychotics.
Lurasidone Coupon - Lurasidone 40mg tablet
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Bipolar and Obese, What Can I do?

Dr. Sharon Orrange - March 05, 2015

Bipolar disorder is associated with obesity. This is more true for women than men, as studies suggest obesity is more common in women with bipolar disorder. A troubling finding is that obesity in bipolar disorder is associated with greater illness burden and lower response to treatment. Depressive symptoms are more common in obese bipolar patients and women with bipolar disorder report the fear of weight gain as the most worrisome medication side effect. See More

10 Things You May Not Know About the Treatment of Bipolar Disorder in Women

Dr. Sharon Orrange - March 03, 2015

Bipolar disorder is just as common in men as in women, yet women are more likely to experience mixed episodes. Bipolar disorder can have many types of mixed episodes but the most common are manic episodes with mixed features, and depressive episodes with mixed features.

What does that mean? Women more often experience mixed episodes. These can be manic episodes with at least three depressive symptoms (depressed mood, fatigue, suicidal ideation, etc) or depressive episodes with at least three manic symptoms. See More

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