A Lithium and Carbamazepine Combination in the Treatment of Bipolar Disorder–A Preliminary Report

@article{Inoue1981ALA,
  title={A Lithium and Carbamazepine Combination in the Treatment of Bipolar Disorder–A Preliminary Report},
  author={K Inoue and Shiro Arima and K. Tanaka and Yoshiki Fukui and Nobukatsu Kato},
  journal={Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences},
  year={1981},
  volume={35}
}
  • K. InoueS. Arima N. Kato
  • Published 1 December 1981
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences
Abstract: A lithium and carbamazepine combination was reported in five patients with bipolar disorder (DSM‐III), who had not received benefits from conventional treatments. Patients 1, 2 and 4 showed favorable antimanic responses to carbamazepine used in combination with lithium carbonate. Patient 3 did not respond well to either lithium or carbamazepine alone, but improved dramatically on the simultaneous administration of the two drugs. The prophylactic benefit was observed in two patients… 

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