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Is lamictal a narcotic, controlled substance or even an opiate?

I was perscribed lamictal 100mg for my severe bipolor mood swings. It helps really, but I jus want to know what catagorey lamical falls under as like opiate, narcotic and or controlled substance.

Posted 10 Jan 2013 7 answers

Can a ten year old girl take clonazepam long term for epilepsy?

My daughter is 10 years old. She has had uncontrolled generalized and photosensitive seizures since age 3. We have tried most all of the popular antiepileptic medications. Depakote, Lamictal, ...

Posted 15 Apr 2015 2 answers

I am having trouble getting up in the morning since being upped to 75 mg of lamictal. What to do?

My doctor upped my dose to 75 for the next 6 weeks with the idea of eventually getting me to 100 mg. I have been soooooooooo tired since he upped the dose, that it is hard to get up in the morning. ...

Posted 22 Apr 2015 0 answers

I have dysthymia- chronic low-lying depression, and anxiety Why did my doctor prescribe Lamictal?

I do not have elevated moods, no mania, just been getting depressed again. New to me is the onset of severe anxiety since about 5 months ago. Some agrophobia behaviors thrown in. I wonder what ...

Posted 26 Mar 2015 3 answers

Nerve damage from Lamictal?

My question would be does lamictal cause nerve damage to the face short or long term. I was taking the generic for lamictal and two weeks after just before my dose increased I started having a ...

Posted 2 Apr 2015 1 answer

Starting Topamax, wondering about weight loss?

I am currently on Lamictal for bipolar and my doctor is adding Topamax, starting at 25mg a day then after a week going up to 50mg a day and so on. I was just wondering about the weight loss. A lot of ...

Posted 20 Mar 2015 3 answers

Lamictal and mild agitation?

Started at 25 mg a week ago for chronic depression. Took another half pill to tiltrate up. Supposed to take 25 in am and 25 in pm. Felt agitated, slightly aggressive. Is this normal? Was just fine on ...

Posted 1 Apr 2015 2 answers

I took lithium for a year in the 80's with antidepressants and it did not help at all?

now I am on Effexor and I am ok with that, but they want to add lamictal when I feel my therapist is not helping me with what is causing me to be more depressed right now. I think a change in a ...

Posted 30 Mar 2015 1 answer

Lamictal is known for restoring natural substances of brain, what are these natural substances, doe?

does lamictal have an effect of serotonin

Posted 18 Mar 2015 2 answers

Have taken Lithium for 6 yrs weaning off while starting Lamictal is this safe and recommended?

Lithium ER Eskalath 1350mg/day along with Lamictal 25mg/ day for 2 weeks then Increase to 50mg of Lamictal for 2 weeks and decrease lithium to 900mg/day until Lamictal dose is up to100 mg then will ...

Posted 25 Mar 2015 1 answer

Bipolar Disorder - Hello, I was just prescribed lamictal for BPD and depression... I'm 27 and my?

... little sister has BPD and schizophrenia and I have seen what wonders medicine can do. I have suffered for over 10 years undiagnosed while taking care of my sister, but have finally decided to ...

Posted 16 Feb 2015 4 answers

Day 7 on Lamictal for depression/ anxiety. Dr. Thinks I maybe bipolar type 2 .The first 2 days I?

... felt calm, then the anxiety came back.Does this medication get better? I haven't sleep more than a few hours a night for almost two months. I feel so alone and hopeless does anyone have ...

Posted 23 Feb 2015 2 answers

Am I drinking too much for hyponatremia?

I take Carbamazepine, Lamictal, Vimpat, phenobarbital, clonazepam, Vit. d3, calcium, Vit. c

Posted 20 Mar 2015 1 answer

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