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

Posted 20 Mar 2018 by penelopepercival 1 answer

... 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 ...

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 ...

Latuda causing drowsiness?

Posted 7 Mar 2018 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 ...

After having panic disorder under control for years, 3 weeks ago everything went crazy?

Posted 23 Mar 2018 by Frank82 0 answers

I have been taking Lexapro 40 mg and Lamictal 300mg with success for a few years. about a year ago My Psychiatrist tried changing my Lexapro to celexa 40mg and lexapro 20 mg after i felt like results were not as good as they once were. During this time i started talk therapy which proved to be very ...

Lamictal and Wellbutrin a good mix?

Posted 17 Mar 2018 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 ...

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 ...

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

Posted 20 Mar 2018 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 ...

Am I taking too much Lamictal?

Posted 15 Mar 2018 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 ...

Does Lamictal Affects Hormone Levels?

Posted 24 Aug 2015 by DMAN123 2 answers

Greetings, I started Lamictal a couple of weeks ago as an add on to Wellbutrin XR. I also believe I was prescribed Lamictal as mood stabilizer as well since I’m titrating my dose up every 2 weeks. Next time I see my pdoc my dosage will be increase to 100 mg. (unless I opt out on increasing ...

Lamictal too activating?

Posted 20 Jan 2018 by Leadore 3 answers

I started on a very low dose (12,5 mg) because I’m sensitive. Been on it for 4 days and yd I was so hyper. I hate meds that activates me because I have more problem being calm and relax already. Is this how Lamictal will be or is it just startup?

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

My Lamictal was changed to a different generic can the new one cause itchy feet and hands?

Posted 8 Feb 2018 by Polar 1 answer

My pharmacy is using a new drug manufacturer and I've taken the new pills for about a week and now I have itchy hands and the soles of my feet are itching too, could this be a possible side effect from a filler in the new drug, this never happened before until I started taking the Lamictal ...

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 ...

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