What Are Side Effects of Bipolar Medication?

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Different bipolar medicines have different side effects. But, there are common side effects of bipolar medications. Now let's have a look. Common bipolar medication side-effects include:
  • Fatigue
  • Insomnia
  • Dry mouth
  • Nausea
  • Decreased appetite
  • Diarrhea or constipation
  • Anxiety
  • Thoughts of suicide
  • Anger
  • Dizziness
Some people experience few drug side-effects and are able to find relief from their first medications. But others may have to work on the dosage and try other medications before finding one that can be tolerated.   Keywords: bipolar medication side effects; bipolar treatment side effects; bipolar disorder treatment side effects
It used to be that bipolar was due to the absence of enough lithium in the blood stream. It that still true?
Lithium could be used to treat mania or bipolar disorder, but it does not mean bipolar patients lack lithium.