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How long does Lamictal take to work, I'm increasing my dose and not feeling any effects?

I'm in the process of titrating my lamictal dose up from 25mg to 100mg. I was at 50mg for 2 wks and and this week going up to 75mg. I have not felt well at all so far, just very depressed. Depressed is usually my predominant state, however it's really pretty bad and I keep waiting for a... read more

Lamictal & Wellbutrin - anyone else taken this combination and what happened with your weight ?

I just started on lamictal . I am on a small dose but I also am very petitie. I also take wellbutrin xl 150 1x day. I am very worried about gaining weight on this medicine. Has anyone else been on this combination of medications and what have they noticed in general but also with their weight and... read more

Does Lamictal cause weight gain?

Has anyone taken Lamictal and gained weight? I have taken it for about a year and have just slowly gained 22 extra lbs!!! Anyone else? It is supposed to be weight neutral.

Has anybody had good results with Lamictal against anxiety attacks?

Hi, I have bipolar and suffer with horrendous anxiety attacks... My psychiatrist recently prescribed Lamictal for my Bipolar but said it has helped many people with anxiety. One reason being that the neurotransmitters that trigger the anxiety can be treated similarly to the ones that trigger... read more

Has lamictal caused anybody a decreased libido?

I have been taking Lamictal for almost 7 years now. I have absolutely and completely no sex drive and I am trying to figure out why. I have pretty much ruled out everything else please help!

Is my experience with starting lamictal normal?

For years I was told I had major depression and I've tried so many antidepressants I can't even recall all of them. I've been taking 300 mg. wellbutrin for a few months now and not feeling much better. I was recently dx with bipolar 2. Five days ago I started taking 25 mg. of... read more

What will I experience on Lamictal for a mood disorder?

I have recently been put on Lamictal for a mood disorder, not for a seizure disorder or bipolar disorder as usually prescribed. I am wondering if anyone has experienced any of the horrific side effects and what was the outcome. I would also like to hear from anyone who is on this drug and has... read more

I was just prescribed Lamictal for major depressive disorder. I'm not so sure about it. Can you tell

... me about your experience with it? I have been on 4 different antidepressants so this is my new drs idea... i have heard some not so good things about it and am wanting to get a general feel from real people taking the med or people who have taken the med. Thanks

Important Lamictal question. Intense feelings never felt before taking this medication?

I have been previously diagnosed (for years) with depression and anxiety and have been on various meds for them, some helping better than others, although I never found the right one. I recently saw a new psychologist who diagnosed me with bipolar (somewhat out of the blue) after meeting with me... read more

What are the effects of using Marijuana with Lamotrigine (Lamictal) and Clonazepam?

What are the effects of smoking Marijuana while taking these medications whether bad, good or none?

What is the best time of day to take Lamictal?

I was prescribed Lamictal today and no where in the pamphlet or the prescription bottle does it say am or pm... any thoughts on this would be appreciated. I'm typically in a down state with low energy but I do work a daytime job so I want to make sure im not too drowsy or out of it whiele... read more

Is my hair loss due to Lamictal?

I started experiencing hair loss about two years ago. I did not really notice it until six months later. I was concerned because my Mother is almost bald, and began losing her hair in her thirties. At the time, there were only three things that had changed in my life. I was under terrible stress... read more

Lexapro added to Lamictal?

I've been taking Lamictal for about 18 months and now. Since my previous psychiatrist died, I obviously had to find a new doctor. The one I'm seeing now has decided to add Lexapro to the mix. My question: is anyone else on a Lexapro/Lamictal combo? I don't know how I'm going to... read more

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