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adhd to bi polar disorder
how can we managed a child wtih bi polar disorder? is it right to give him some medicines like risperdal quicklet?


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Risperdal is an antipsychotic given for many disorders at this point although it was originally intended for schizophrenia.  There are other medications that are traditionally used for bipolar.  I think you really need to consult a pediatric psychiatrist for decisions revolving around medication-----  and there is also a doctor's forum here that may be of more assistence.  But that is all so personal to the child -----  only a professional in  your area can give you legitimate advice.  Good luck.
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What symptoms does your son manifest?
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