These medications are prescribed to people suffering from mood swings, very high, euphoric moods, to dropping down to low depressed moods.
Mood stabilizers treat mania, hypo-mania and/or depression.
All mood stabilizers work for different affected moods. Such as lithium helps with mania, and Lamictal helps get rid of the depressive side of disorders like bipolar II.
Some mood stabilizers include:
Comes with Side Effects
Some side effects may occur when starting a mood stabilizer. These may include hair loss, rashes, nausea, weight gain, tremors, liver damage, kidney damage, sexual problems, diarrhea and more.