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Drugs administered to teens at NHYM

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Lithium

Lithium is used to treat the manic episodes of manic depression. Manic symptoms include hyperactivity, rushed speech, poor judgment, reduced need for sleep, aggression, and anger. It also helps to prevent or lessen the intensity of manic episodes.

Symptoms of overdose
• Blurred vision
• clumsiness or unsteadiness
• convulsions (seizures)
• diarrhea
• drowsiness
• increase in the amount of urine
• lack of coordination
• loss of appetite
• muscle weakness
• nausea or vomiting
• ringing in the ears
• slurred speech
• trembling (severe)

Wellbutrin 
Wellbutrin is an antidepressant medication used to treat major depressive disorder and seasonal affective disorder.

Depakote 
Depakote is used to treat various types of seizure disorders. It is sometimes used together with other seizure medications. Depakote is also used to treat manic episodes related to bipolar disorder.

Symptoms of overdose
• Change in consciousness
• fainting
• loss of consciousness
• slow or irregular heartbeat

Haldol
Haldol is used to treat schizophrenia. It is also used to control motor and speech tics in people with Tourette's syndrome.
Symptoms of overdose
• Difficulty with breathing (severe)
• dizziness (severe)
• drowsiness (severe)
• muscle trembling, jerking, stiffness, or uncontrolled movements (severe)
• unusual tiredness or weakness (severe)

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