He was clearly having a manic episode-racing thoughts, barely sleeing, extremely defiant which switched to way too happy-singing baby songs, hanging from the ceiling, tickling everyone... I want to know if there is anyone who has tried this medicine for a child of this age. we tried abilify, risperdal, zoloft, lexapro... among other meds and each was worse than the other... How long till I see results from lamictal?