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Weaning off Lamictal. I need advice

Posted 7 Feb 2017 0 answers

I was prescribed it at 25mg and after two weeks to increase to 50mg. Well, to keep it short the side effects of 50 were too much for me. I am trying to wean off, I went from the 50 back to the 25. Was wondering if I should half the 25 s a few days before ending it. Tried calling doctor 3 days in a ...

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 ...

How long does Stevens Johnsons syndrome symptoms last?

Posted 5 Feb 2017 by Ellehim77 0 answers

I stopped taking Lamictal after 4 months and being diagnosed with Stevens Johnsons. It is almost 6 months later and i still have flare ups of hives. How long will this last?

Lamictal - 300 mg for bipolar depression?

Posted 15 Jan 2017 by Nadia2000 2 answers

I have been on generic lamictal 300 mg for nearly 2 weeks. I feel great in the morning, depressed late am and afternoon, and decent in the evening. Has anyone else had this with lamictal? I'm hoping a higher dose will do the trick. Thanks for any responses!

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). ...

Does Lamictal help with GAD?

Posted 10 Jan 2017 by Kerrichele88 2 answers

I was prescribed Lamictal by my PCP for generalized anxiety after having bad side effects with SSRIs, tricyclics, quetiapine, vistaril, and seroquel. I used BuSpar also, which didn't work for me. I did use Oleptro which worked VERY well, but insurance won't approve. I have been using ...

Latuda for volatile reactions?

Posted 19 Jan 2017 by Mystwaker 2 answers

So I have been taking Depakote now for about 3 months and my doc has dialed me in at 1500mg at night and Lamictal 100mg in the morning, Celexa 20 mg in the morning also. I was also taking Seroquel 25mg at night but it was making me too drowsy during the day. He has taken me off the Seroquel and ...

What type of side effects should I see when starting Trileptal or Lamictal?

Posted 4 Jan 2017 by Lance937 2 answers

I started taking 600 mg/day of Trileptal (Oxtellar) for bipolar. I've been on it for 13 days now. I've been feeling a lot of fogginess and I am having a difficult time concentrating at work. Is this common for anti-seizure medications? Will these symptoms go away over time? Before taking ...

Lamictal - When will I feel steadily happy?

Posted 26 Dec 2016 by Nadia2000 3 answers

I've been on lamictal 6 weeks. I was starting to feel better on 100 mg then slightly depressed again. I'm now on 200 mg and still a little depressed. When will I feel steadily happy?

What will I experience on Lamictal for a mood disorder?

Posted 25 Jul 2006 by chloeolivia9 9 answers

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 ...

Lamictal restarting dosage?

Posted 31 Dec 2016 by Sharmell 2 answers

I have been off my meds for 3 weeks I just got my new prescription that I take 300 milligrams and night is it okay to start it back where I left off

Has anyone started taking Lamictal and noticed any excessive sweating and body odor?

Posted 3 Jan 2017 by Sunshine0487 0 answers

Started taking this medication a couple of months ago. I'm now up to 200 mg. per day and have noticed that I sweat excessively and that I have terrible body odor no matter how many times a day I shower. Any comments or suggestions?

Has anyone had success with Lamictal after doctor changed an ssri or snri like Effexor to it?

Posted 25 Dec 2016 by Y85 1 answer

I been dealing with depression for over a decade. Honestly, I'm tired of the side effects from ssri's and snri's, especially the sexual side effects. My doctor chamged me to Lamictal. My depression is a low depression, I have alot of symptoms of anhedonia. But I was diagnose with ...

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