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Mood Stabilizers (continued)

Some medications used to treat mood disorders are also used to treat seizure disorders. If it is used to treat seizures, it is not considered a psychotropic medication.

Medications that may be used
to treat mood or seizures:

  • Lamotrigine (Lamictal)
  • Divalproex (Depakote)
  • Carbamazepine (Carbatrol, Tegretol,
    Tegretol XR)

Medications that are only used as mood stabilizers:

  • Lithium (Eskalith, Eskalith CR. Lithobid)