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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 ...

Can xanax help seizures like klonopin does?

Posted 15 Nov 2010 by kas21688 1 answer

I have epilepsey and I am prescribed lamictal once a day to help control my seizures. I am also prescribed xanax. My question is, does xanax help control seizures the same way klonopin does, bc they are both benzos. I am wondering because, if not, I'm going to talk to my doctor about ...

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). ...

Anybody else who takes Lamictal that can tell me if this is normal?

Posted 25 Feb 2018 by Me34 1 answer

I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder a while ago and started taking Lamictal 3 or 4 months ago. I'm only up to 100mg but I've just been feeling worse and worse since I started, I feel so uninterested in everything during the day that I can't even begin to get anything done, and at ...

Lamictal and Wellbutrin a good mix?

Posted 6 days ago by Smj2299 1 answer

I recently started taking Lamictal for major depressive disorder. Started at 25, now 2 weeks and 1 day in I’m at 50mg. I still feel depressed though. Tired, unmotivated, I don’t want to go anywhere or do anything and getting up in the morning is hard. The only noticeable difference from ...

When no other antidepressants work for me my doctor prescribe let Lamictal which I have taken for...

Posted 2 days 17 hours ago by Bobbear 0 answers

... about eight years. I take 300 mg, 100 a.m. and 200 at 2 PM. After I was on Lamictal a few years I started having episodes of body swaying,losing use of legs, slurred speech. Went to the ER three times and they thought I was having Tia's (mini stokes), but over the years they ruled that ...

Has anyone found 25mg of Lamictal to be therapeutic? Higher doses making you insane with grief?

Posted 3 days ago by penelopepercival 0 answers

... officially diagnosed with bp2. I did the usual titration of 25mg for two weeks, 50mg for two, then up to 75mg. At 25mg I noticed a difference pretty immediately but assumed it was a placebo effect from finally getting the right help. At 50mg I felt even better but had an incredibly scary manic ...

Am I taking too much Lamictal?

Posted 7 days ago by lance938 0 answers

When I started Lamictal about 6 months ago I began feeling good at 50 mg, then 100 mg, but at 150 mg I lasted about 4 weeks and then began feeling depressed so I asked to go up to 200 mg and I had terrible cognitive issues/fog/depression. I'm at 150 mg again for about 3 weeks and I go in and ...

Latuda causing drowsiness?

Posted 16 days ago by Nouveau4 1 answer

Im on 80mg with 300mg of lamictal. Adding latuda is working beautifully, but I notice I gradually taper off at the end of the night over a few hours. Because of that I'm not taking it with dinner (I have kids and need to be awake). I also notice I'm groggy when I wake up, and the ...

Can you experience life long side effects after stopping Lamictal?

Posted 18 Feb 2018 by WonderingMama88 2 answers

When I was 18 I was diagnosed with Bipolar 1, this diagnosis came only after 15min after talking to a therapist. At 18 my parents decided to get a divorce, one I was put in the middle of and it was a nasty one where my parents divulged dark secrets I knew neither had, on top of that I was dealing ...

Does anyone experience cognitive function loss or urinary retention with Lamictal?

Posted 25 Feb 2018 by Guy777 1 answer

Having issues with Trileptal. Works wonders for my nerve pain, Bipolar and Anxiety but it is a strong Anticholinergic and causing urination problems (can’t go sometimes or fully empty) as well as severe cognitive and memory impairment, can’t find the words etc. Thinking about asking ...

Medication - Missing doses of lamotrigine and increased mood?

Posted 23 Feb 2018 by Casey94 1 answer

I have been on Lamotrigine (Lamictal) for approximately three years and recently have become quite? bad at adhering to my medication schedule due to shift work. I have had severe and sudden periods of depression however when I miss my evening dose for a couple of days in a row, my mood seems to ...

Please help...Very concerned. Lamictal twice a day: hours between doses?

Posted 4 Feb 2018 by SpiraledEcho 2 answers

I was on 150mg-200mg of Lamictal for around 4 years. I quit taking it while I was pregnant and breastfeeding. I got back on it around September 2017, started at 100mg, but was quickly upped to 200mg. — I have been taking 200mg once a day, at bedtime, every night. — Here is my ...

Can Lamictal ( lamotrigine) cause loss of intimacyissues?

Posted 13 Feb 2018 by Leicestershire 1 answer

My wife has been taking lamotrigine since 2001 but over the last four years has said she been no sexual desire even though she was willing during our honeymoon in 2014. My wife also says that she does not like to have intimacy with me. This is causing issues in our relationship. When also talking ...

Seroquel and Lamictal coma?

Posted 31 Jan 2018 by Rickera 3 answers

I was recently diagnosed as bipolar type one and my psychiatrist put me on seroquel and lamictal(generic brands). It says to take at bedtime and shortly after I take them I get really groggy then fall asleep. The problem is that I then sleep all day and have a really hard time waking up, and once I ...

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