What is pregabalin treatment for bipolar disorder?

Pregabalin is a medication primarily used to treat epilepsy and neuropathic pain. It has also been tested for people with treatment-resistant bipolar disorder.

What is the evidence for pregabalin for treatment-resistant bipolar disorder?

Low quality evidence is unable to determine the effects of pregabalin for treatment-resistant bipolar disorder due to a lack of large, randomised trials.

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