I was diagnosed with bipolar in 2005. But over the years as I became more educated about it, I was like "Hey? I'm not manic, I don't do these crazy, wild things that they say bipolar people do! I'm just majorly depressed!" Now I feel idiotic!!
Lamictal is a mood stabilizer that can help in depression. I took it for several years and never felt better in my life. I'm not bipolar either, but it sure helped those temporary plunges into depression you have even when on an anti depressant.
Hello taiowa72. Lamictal is perscribed for the treatment of various seizures in Epilepsy and in the treatment for Bipolar Disorder. Regards pledge
if your not manic then you shouldnt be on it cause it can have side affects on you cause ur not manic
What sort of side effects? You have me worried now.
Hi, I'm not an m.d. But I can tell you that my son is not bipolar but on the autism spectrum d endures mood dysregulation. Lamictal is a great stabilizer. I ambipar and take it with lithium. I needed it because it'll idea a lift vs being so stable I'm "flatlining." Good luck to u.
I don't know if I am exactly bipolar, but I have always suffered from terrible depressions and extreme moodiness. After being off Lamictal for awhile, I have just gone back onto it as the moodiness and irritability has really been affecting my relationships negatively. I have found, before, that this medication is the only one that stabilizes my moods in a pleasant way, without compromising my creativity or passion, and without "flatlining" my vibrant and colourful, quirky, eccentric personality.
- Lamictal Information for Consumers
- Lamictal Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Lamictal (detailed)
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