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Topiramate for acute affective episodes in bipolar disorder.

Abstract:

BACKGROUND: Bipolar disorder is a common recurrent illness with high levels of chronicity. Treatment resistance persists despite the use of established medications, such as lithium and valproate. New medications are required for the treatment of refractory cases. Retrospective and open-label trials have suggested that the anticonvulsant topiramate may be efficacious in bipolar disorder. There is a need to clarify the evidence available in the form of randomised controlled trials for its use ...

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Vasudev, K More by this author
Macritchie, K More by this author
Journal:
The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
Issue:
1
Pages:
CD003384
Publication date:
2006
DOI:
EISSN:
1469-493X
ISSN:
1469-493X
URN:
uuid:3907fba7-9373-4fbe-ac99-0af1d82f4885
Source identifiers:
165194
Local pid:
pubs:165194

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