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How long did it take for Seroquel to kick in? Aside for the sleeping effect, which I appreciate?

Posted 21 Jan 2016 by RS92 8 answers

I've been on Quetiapine Fumarate for almost 2 weeks. I started at 25mg at bedtime and then went up to 50mg at bedtime. This Friday night will mark 2 weeks. I've been diagnosed with Cyclothymia, a slight case of Borderline, and ADHD. I'm also going through a breakup, so I'm in a ...

Lamictal Advice really need some guidance on increasing dosage in a depressive state?

Posted 14 Jan 2014 by Simon868686 5 answers

I have cyclothymia and until about 4 months ago I would normally experience between 1-2 depressive states every 5-6 weeks. the depressive states typically lasted 3-5 days. i started out taking lamictal 4 months ago and i couldnt believe how good the improvement has been; for 3 months i had only ...

Been taking 25 mg of Lamotrigine for 5 days. When will I begin to feel some effects, even if a bit?

Posted 24 Mar 2014 by Bikojo 4 answers

I was prescribed Lamotrigine because after 5 days on 25 mg of Zoloft my anxiety got much worse and after 10 mg (a baby dose) of Nortriptyline for just a week my depression got much worse. I've been diagnosed with GAD which also results in depression. I've felt this way for about 4 months ...

Lithium for depression, anyone take lithium for severe MDD to the point of starting to impact my...

Posted 9 Aug 2017 by luke uno 1 answer

... ADL's even doings thing like getting dressed is a battle and not really having a life. I'm not bipolar so I'd imagine a lower dose would work if it was to work. I do have mood swings and outbursts of anger to the point of breaking things and punching holes through the walls ...

Is it safe to take Anxicalm (diazepam) that is 4 years old?

Posted 25 Nov 2016 by katiemariasheehan 1 answer

I suffer from cyclothymia and anxiety and was prescribed Anxicalm a few years back and have some left over. I recently have been prescribed more but was wondering would it be safe to use the ones I already have. They were prescribed in 2012? Thanks.

Xanax makes me Hyper, what should I consider for a replacement. (history below)?

Posted 18 May 2016 by chell1313 1 answer

I suffer from miner bi-polar called cyclothymic disorder. I have milder symptoms than occur in full-blown bipolar disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, panic attacks and Agoraphobia from the social anxiety. I was on Zoloft 100 mg changed a few times up and down the dose for over 10 years and ...

ECT and Lithium. I changed Pdoc's and my new Dr upped my Lamictal to 200mgs and ordered labs to see?

Posted 17 Jan 2017 by pete amora 3 answers

if I can take Lithium and he also recommended ECT and when I said no he brought up TMS for 6 weeks. My questions are what is Lithium like and is it worth it and does anybody have experience with ECT or TMS. He said I was a very complicated case, does that mean he thinks something but isn't ...

Seroquel - Is this for drepression?

Posted 16 Oct 2015 by Purple Sage 3 answers

I have Rapid Cycling Mixed State Bipolar II. Right now I'm taking 200 mg Lamictal, 4 mg Klonopin and 200 mg Seroquel every day. I also take 5 mg Xanax (as needed). I was taking 200 mg Lithium, but I stopped (with my Doctor's knowledge) because of fears about compromising my liver ...

What is the best drug for cyclothymia?

Posted 9 days ago by ouiclu 0 answers

I am currently on Lamictal 25mg. My mood is elevated, i’m energetic and feeling good. The down symptoms are becoming rare. It seems like I am most of the time up. But nevertheless, I am very irritable and get pissed off easily. I find myself shouting and being impatient because everything ...

How do I know which dose of lamotragine is right for me?

Posted 14 Oct 2015 by Sarah0719 2 answers

I started taking lamotragine a little over a month ago and was instructed to slowly work up to 100mg which I did .. (Having super weird side effects along the way) dry mouth, heightened senses, overall unease only lasted a day every time I stepped up.. Anyway.. I pushed through it and I feel ...

I recently started treatment-what should I expect?

Posted 16 Feb 2017 by Ricknhan 1 answer

I just started 450 mg Lithium Carbonate, time released, once per day. I had reached a point of irritability and inability to concentrate that I could no longer tolerate. I still don't understand my condition and can't always identify my moods being abherant. Any comments, guidance?

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