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CNS Part- 2

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Which of the following drugs is both effective and safe to use in a pregnant patient suffering from bipolar disorder? (LQ)



A Carbamazepine

B Chlorpromazine

C Lithium

D Olanzapine

E Valproic acid

Ans. D Olanzapine

Carbamazepine, lithium, and valproic acid are effective in bipolar disorder but are contraindicated in the pregnant patient because of possible effects on fetal development Unlike olanzapine, chlorpromazine has no proven efficacy in bipolar disorder.

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