Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: Bipolar Disorder Bipolar Disorder en-us Wed, 22 Feb 2017 03:45:45 UTC Wed, 22 Feb 2017 03:45:45 UTC Study Notes Missed Opportunity for HIV Detection A new study, published in <em>Psychiatric Services,</em> reveals a missed opportunity for early HIV detection and treatment.&nbsp; 9:44 AM, Tue January 24, 2017 Ajanta Launches Generic Abilify in US Market Ajanta has launched&nbsp;aripiprazole tablets in 2.5-mg, 5-mg, 10-mg, 15-mg, 20-mg, and 30-mg doses in the United States. 7:00 AM, Tue November 29, 2016 FDA Approves sNDA for Label Changes to ADASUVE The FDA has approved the supplemental New Drug Application for label changes to ADASUVE (loxapine) inhalation powder. 7:00 AM, Mon October 24, 2016 Ideal Adherence Interventions for Bipolar Patients Patients diagnosed with bipolar disorder are at very high risk for medication nonadherence. 12:06 AM, Fri March 18, 2016 Adding Anticonvulsant to Antipsychotic May Benefit Bipolar Patients Combining lamotrigine with quetiapine may improve depressive symptoms and clinical remission rates in patients with bipolar disorder. 9:46 PM, Wed January 13, 2016 Vraylar Approved for Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder The FDA has approved cariprazine (Vraylar) to treat schizophrenia and manic or mixed episodes associated with bipolar disorder. 8:46 AM, Fri September 18, 2015 Bipolar Depression: Which Drug Works Best? Clinicians would like to have better information about treatment options for bipolar depression, but clinical trials of any length are scarce. 10:00 PM, Mon September 14, 2015 Atypical Antipsychotic Lowers Bipolar Disorder Treatment Costs In the recent past, bipolar disorder has been classified as the most costly mental illness. 10:52 PM, Mon August 31, 2015 Self-Monitoring Strategies for Bipolar II Disorder Patients with bipolar disorder who have lingering levels of symptoms and instable moods between episodes often relapse and require hospitalization. 12:41 AM, Mon August 17, 2015 Does Temperament Affect Bipolar Treatment Adherence? Current medication regimens used in bipolar I disorder produce suboptimal patient outcomes more often than not. 12:00 AM, Mon August 3, 2015 Early Application of Adherence Technology in Bipolar Disorder Poor medication adherence increases the risk of relapse, hospitalization, and suicide in patients with bipolar disorder. 10:00 PM, Mon July 13, 2015 Bipolar Disorder: When DUI Means Duration of Untreated Illness Longer duration of untreated illness (DUI) has been associated with poor clinical outcomes for many mood disorders, but not specifically bipolar disorder. 11:00 PM, Thu June 25, 2015 FDA Extends Review of Resubmitted Atypical Antipsychotic The FDA has extended its review of Richter and Allergan's atypical antipsychotic, cariprazine, for the treatment of schizophrenia and manic or mixed episodes associated with bipolar disorder. 9:00 PM, Thu June 18, 2015 Monitor Lithium-Related Renal, Thyroid Dysfunction in Bipolar Disorder Lithium remains a treatment of choice for bipolar disorder, as it is very effective in stabilizing mood and reducing suicide risk. However, its use is associated with adverse renal and thyroid effects. 2:35 AM, Wed June 3, 2015 Potential Use for N-acetylcysteine in Bipolar Disorder Favorable evidence supports the drug's utility in certain psychiatric and neurological disorders. 11:35 PM, Wed May 13, 2015 Quetiapine in Bipolar Disorder: A Decade of Evidence The search for better treatment approaches has led clinicians to use atypical antipsychotics to augment or replace conventional approaches. 1:00 AM, Mon May 4, 2015 FDA Approves First Generic to Treat Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder The FDA today approved the first generic versions of aripiprazole to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. 4:27 AM, Tue April 28, 2015 Why Bipolar Patients Use Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Depression Many patients with depressive disorders self-treat with complementary and alternative medicine. 9:00 PM, Thu April 16, 2015 Problem-Solving Skills Improve Bipolar Disorder Outcomes Any intervention that significantly improves difficult, disabling depressive symptoms could improve quality of life for bipolar patients. 10:00 PM, Sat April 4, 2015 Readmission Penalties Should Account for Mental Illness Readmission rates among patients with heart failure, acute myocardial infarction, and pneumonia increase when psychiatric illness is also present. 12:00 AM, Sat April 4, 2015