In reading other posts I seem to be taking more lamictal than most. I have recently increased to 600 mg a day and have noticed my eyes seem sensitve, hands a bit shaky and small print a bit blurry. I have been seizure free for 9 weeks and I guess this is a small price to pay. Has anyone experienced the same side affects and do you think they will subside?
Lamictal - 600 mg per day. I'm wondering if others are having the same side affects?
- 16 Oct 2012 by Anonymous
17 Oct 2012
I'm taking 800 mg of Lamictal per day. At first, I did have those symptoms and if I don't eat before I take it, I get the same symptoms everytime. So, I've learned that I have to cut my pills in half. I eat something like a half banana and take my first pill, then the other half banana and take another pill. I have to do this with each Lamictal pill I take. It HAS to be a solid food. Beverages, like milk shakes, won't work. The medicine needs something to grip onto. Otherwise, it goes right to your stomach, which is what causes the problems. I also get very nauseaus. No one needs to pay the price for taking their med, unless it is truly not helping you. Is it helping you?
God bless you,
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