Posts Tagged "bipolar"

Oxcarbacepine and MDMA interaction

Posted on Nov 26, 2017 in Doctor X files, Drug interactions

  I was recently diagnosed as being bipolar.My psychiatrist put me on Oxycarbazepine / Trileptal.My question is: How does Oxycarbazepine affect LSD, MDMA, psilocybin? and does it make it unsafe for me to use them?     There are not known interactions between oxycarbazepine and common recreational psychedelics. In your case, using LSD, MDMA or psilocybin can be more harmful than other people. This is not related to the pharmacological combination but you may have an increased sensitivity to adverse effects because of your diagnosis....

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Aripiprazol and MDMA interactions

Posted on Dec 30, 2016 in Doctor X files, Drugs and diseases

  Are you aware of any negetive reactions between MDMA and aripiprazole, (Abilify)? Not sure if I suffer from bipolar disorder or depression or even ptsd, but I haven’t found any neg. effects yet.     There are no reported toxic effects or increment of adverse reactions of mixing MDMA and aripiprazole. But the most important aspects are not pharmacological, but the influence of mind-altering , stimulant or psychedelic-like substances (cocaine, MDMA or cannabis) in a person suffering a mental health problem. I suposse this because aripiprazole is a drug used in these...

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Drugs in bipolar disorder

Posted on Nov 4, 2016 in Doctor X files, Drugs and diseases

  I am just wondering if there are any drugs that you would advise against using for someone with possible Bipolar Disorder? Or, maybe even drugs that might help alleviate some of the symptoms – if only temporarily. I have not been properly diagnosed (waiting periods and referrals, so I haven’t seen the new psychiatrist yet) but I have treatment-resistent depression (~5 years) and lately I feel strongly that it really is bipolar. I don’t want to do anything to possibly make this situation worse but I am not sure if I can make it through this waiting period easily, and...

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