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Beware of Medication Errors!

4:06 am

I had something happen yesterday that just completely unnerved me and it really got me thinking of others that are on psych meds, or really any meds for that matter.   537 more words

There's no question - or is there?

If there was ever any question as to the need and effectiveness of the medications I’m taking for bipolar disease, that’s now been answered. It’s been almost a week since completely discontinuing the Lamictal after developing the dreaded rash. 1,123 more words

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11:03 am EST

Well, I got to play soccer step monster this morning. Oh how I love starting my weekend having to see my hubby’s ex wife. I do keep myself entertained imaging what I’d like to do to her when the youngest turns 18! 54 more words

My take on bipolar... Coming from someone who IS bipolar.

I was diagnosed bipolar 2 at the age of 19. At that time, my life was a constant turmoil and I clearly had no way of processing the multiple stressors I dealt with on a daily basis. 927 more words

Abbott Agrees To $1.6 Billion Settlement

In a settlement deal regarding federal and state claims alleging the improper marketing of Depakote, Abbott Laboratories has agreed to pay out $1.6 billion. Reportedly, the settlement includes $700 million for criminal penalties, $100 million to settle state consumer protection related issues and $800 million to settle federal and state civil allegations. 160 more words

Here Goes....

Well, for what it’s worth the surgery is done. After a 3 day puke fest and an additional 3 days of gut wrenching pain, I am now at home and healing and feeling surprisingly good. 409 more words


Probelems with Predisone, Depakote, and Weight Gain

When patients email me they often have complaints about various drugs they’re on and most often ask for some advice, a second opinion if you will, on whether they should be on said medication at least at a certain dosage. 500 more words

Chronic Migraine