Pregabalin in the treatment of refractory bipolar disorders.

@article{Conesa2012PregabalinIT,
  title={Pregabalin in the treatment of refractory bipolar disorders.},
  author={Mar{\'i}a-Llanos Conesa and Luis-Miguel Rojo and Javier Plumed and Lorenzo Livianos},
  journal={CNS neuroscience & therapeutics},
  year={2012},
  volume={18 3},
  pages={
          269-70
        }
}
Oulis et al. [1] reported the case of a 29-year-old woman with an acute manic episode in whom, after obtaining a partial response with quetiapine, complete remission was achieved after adding 300 mg/day of pregabalin (PGB). The patient remained euthymic 9 months later with PGB plus quetiapine. The authors consider the hypothesis of an antimanic effect of PGB. We set out below the case of a patient with a long-standing Bipolar Disorder (BD) and manic episodes resistant to the usual treatments… CONTINUE READING
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