acute mania

a·cute ma·ni·a

sudden onset of a manic episode.
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The patient was given a diagnosis of bipolar disorder type II with current depressed mood and no evidence of acute mania.
Similar to the APA guidelines, lithium, valproate, and a number of atypical antipsychotics are recommended as first-line therapies for acute mania.
They also illustrate the power of antianxiety medications for some patients with acute mania who present to the ED.
Acute mania may further be grouped into classical/pure, psychotic features, and mixed state subtypes.
These trials establish the efficacy of cariprazine in treating acute mania or mixed BD I episodes at dosages ranging from 3 to 12 mg/d.
On May 1, the patient was found to have symptoms of abrupt-onset, generalized weakness in each limb in additional to acute mania.
The principle used to calculate the dose of divalproex sodium was as per the recommendations of American Psychiatric Association (APA) guidelines for the treatment of acute mania in outpatients which advises an initial daily dose of 750- 1000mg.
Pharmacological treatments for acute mania and hypomania, bipolar depression, and the maintenance phase are discussed.
Maid looks normal but may have episodes of acute mania
The FDA approved Risperdal in 2002 for the treatment of schizophrenia and in 2003 for the short-term treatment of acute mania and for mixed episodes associated with Bipolar 1 Disorder.

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