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What is the best time of day to take Lamictal?

Posted 17 Mar 2017 by Jdew83 5 answers

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 ...

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

Posted 28 Dec 2013 by cls0349 10 answers

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 ...

When does Lamictal work?

Posted 5 days ago by Aus005 1 answer

I've been on it for 8 days so far at 2x25mg but so far not really noticing a difference seem a bit more depressed ever since my anxiety got triggered good it comes and goes throughout the day the sadness when did you think maybe ill start noticing a difference?

Latuda - Starting Latuda will it help?

Posted 19 Dec 2017 by BPNewby 4 answers

I was recently diagnosed with Bipolar 2. Before I was diagnosed my Dr. was suspicious I might be BP so I started taking Lamictal for about 8 weeks and when my dose was uped to 200mg I instantly started getting very irrational, having rages, and anger issues. I lashed out at my wife and children and ...

Switching from moclobomide to Lexapro?

Posted 7 days ago by Sharfman 0 answers

I suffer from major depression, anxiety and mood disorder and have been on Lamictal 200mg for 7 years. I did take anti depressants on and off over this period and never really found one that I felt comfortable with. Last year I was put on moclobomide which has helped tremendously for anxiety ( i no ...

Is anyone taking more that 300mg of Lamictal?

Posted 27 Nov 2017 by Md97756 6 answers

I am bipolar II and have been taking 300mg of Lamictal for a few years. My depression is getting quite bad again. I have no motivation, in fact it’s jard to even get up and get dressed. I am worried about increasing my dose anymore but I am not sure what else to do. I am on Seroquel and ...

I have been diagnosed with esophagattis after taking Lamictal for months. How long will it last?

Posted 16 days ago by Mj1965 0 answers

Symptoms are sore throat, trouble swallowing pills, cough. My doctor has raised the dose and it is getting worse.

Lamotrigine - Lamictal with Depakote?

Posted 15 Dec 2017 by bird123 0 answers

I have been taking Lamictal intially 100x2 twice a day. Was doing excellent with NO seizures for over 3 years. All of a sudden have had a hand full of partial that last for mere seconds. Doctor increased my dose to 100x3 twice a day. It did NOT help. Now the doctor is adding Depakote. All the ...

What level of care is needed?

Posted 19 Dec 2017 by Scientific mind 0 answers

I take Lamictal and Depakote DR once a day in the morning. After a series of very messed up hospitilizations, I now, am again, on mood stabalizers and no anti psychotics. I took Lamictal successfully for 10 years. Every hospital I went to took me off, then realized I needed it. Depakote is new ...

Shivering and chills on Lamictal?

Posted 6 Dec 2017 by Bellatori 1 answer

Hi Everyone, I've been 9 days on Lamictal and the shivering and goosebumps won't seem to subside. I feel cold a lot and I feel my neck and shoulder pain increase. Is this a typical reaction? I do have some itchiness but no hives. I have started and stopped so many medications in the ...

250mg lamictal and 400mg seriquil and I have a ichy rash with small bumps on neck down to stomach?

Posted 3 Dec 2017 by Omgitztyler 1 answer

The bumps are very small and aren't really bunched up but they go all the way down my arms and a cough but it's nothing more than normal

Does Lamictal help ANXIETY, OCD, BPD - ?

Posted 2 Sep 2011 by hopeless_in_MN 7 answers

I was on Zoloft and had to immed. quit it due to horrible/dangerous side effects that I was experiencing. So now my psychiatrist put me on Lamictal which I find bizzar because I have not found one thing about Lamictal working for Anxiety, let alone OCD and or BPD (Borderline personalty disorder). ...

Guidance on vitamin supplements on Lamotragine? Calcium? D? B complex?

Posted 20 Nov 2017 by Gavvymc 0 answers

Had anyone had any specialist guidance, or know of a reputable website about what vitamin supplement dosages are advised when taking Lamotragine (Lamictal). Apparently calcium, vit D, the B's including folic acid become deficient, and do should be supplemented. Any others? But there seem to ...

Has anyone experienced hypomania while on a very low dose of Lamictal?

Posted 1 Nov 2017 by SouthYazzy 1 answer

Hi All, I'm just wondering if anyone has experience Hypomania and is positive that it's come from Lamictal? I have read lots online about people on Lamictal and various other meds (psychotropics, antidepressants, mood stabilizers etc) and tell me they've experience hypomania ...

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