Skip to Content

User Reviews for Lamotrigine

Also known as: Lamictal, Lamictal CD, Lamictal ODT, Lamictal XR

The following information is NOT intended to endorse drugs or recommend therapy. While these reviews might be helpful, they are not a substitute for the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgement of healthcare practitioners in patient care.

Learn more about Lamotrigine.

Ratings Summary

Filter by:

User Ratings

10
   
29%(2)
9
   
0%(0)
8
   
15%(1)
7
   
0%(0)
6
   
0%(0)
5
   
0%(0)
4
   
15%(1)
3
   
0%(0)
2
   
43%(3)
1
   
0%(0)

Lamotrigine Review Summary

5.4/10 Average Rating

7 Ratings with 7 User Reviews

What next?Compare all 100 medications used in the treatment of Anxiety.

Reviews for Lamotrigine to treat Anxiety

"I had high hopes for this medication. At 25 mg, I thought I noticed a slight positive effect. About when I upped from 25 to 50 mg, I experienced about two weeks of feeling extremely depressed, which continued when I increased to 75 mg. It did somewhat decrease my agitated anxiety, but did not help with my obsessive ruminations. Aside from the depressed mood and mild sedation, I didn't notice any side effects. When I decreased back to 25 mg, I noticed the depressed mood lifting and an increase in anxiety."

   
4.0

lou3 (taken for 1 to 6 months) July 31, 2015

5 users found this comment helpful. Did you?   Yes   No Report as inappropriate

"No side effects. I've been suffering from depression and anxiety since I was a teenager, it had help so much. I am so thankful for this medicine it saved my life, I would suffer for days with no sleep. anxiety is a killer I am glad this med is on the market. I would have committed suicide because of the anxiety, I give many thanks to my doctor for finding something that helped, I can live my life finally."

   
10

Root Beer Girl (taken for 1 to 6 months) June 19, 2015

15 users found this comment helpful. Did you?   Yes   No Report as inappropriate

"I'm taking this medication for anxiety and mood swings. It really does close to nothing with my anxiety. It helps my moods a bit but my anxiety is more bothersome. Not only that, my memory is complete crap. I have trouble finding words, memorizing new information and spelling. I am a great speller and ever since I started taking Lamictal, I've forgotten to spell some words which i would have no problem with before. Overall, I feel this med is doing more bad than good. I started taking Seroquel and I can already feel more positive changes than Lamictal has done since I started taking it."

   
2.0

Mikasa May 12, 2015

4 users found this comment helpful. Did you?   Yes   No Report as inappropriate

"I have been on a small dose of this for about a month. It has done wonders for me! I have struggled with anxiety my entire life and have been on several different meds over the years. This has really helped to calm me down. I have even lost about 7 lbs over the past month because it is curbing my desire for food. Everyone notices the difference."

   
10

vistard April 15, 2015

18 users found this comment helpful. Did you?   Yes   No Report as inappropriate

"I've taken it for a week and I have had less anxiety in last couple of days. I hope it continues to help."

   
8.0

Anonymous8 December 25, 2014

13 users found this comment helpful. Did you?   Yes   No Report as inappropriate

"I've been taking this as a "mood stabilizer", which has been working, but in all honesty I think they put me on this for mood because of the way the other medicines were making me (Risperidone made me psychotic, so did Zoloft). I'm off those now and am currently on Lamotrigine. But it does nothing for anxiety, not one thing. It's made me worry MORE."

   
2.0

WolfGirl22 August 28, 2014

10 users found this comment helpful. Did you?   Yes   No Report as inappropriate

"I noticed no change. No side effects, no benefits."

   
2.0

Anonymous (taken for 1 to 6 months) June 10, 2012

15 users found this comment helpful. Did you?   Yes   No Report as inappropriate

Learn more about Anxiety

Hide