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I was first diagnosed with BP in 1996 aged 40 and took Lithium for 10 years which destroyed my thyroid gland. I now take a daily dose of 150mcg Levothyroxin. I changed to Lamotrigine in 2006 and continued with this until a manic episode occurred in October 2010. I was initially prescribed 600mg of ...
Posted 9 days ago • 1 answer
I've been on lamotrigine for bipolar 2 for 3 weeks now. I started at 25mg for one week, 50mg for one week, and now 75mg for one week. Tomorrow I am starting 100mg, which my doctor thinks my therapeutic dosage would be. (I'm a 24 year old woman). So far, i feel no difference. I dont have ...
Posted 3 Apr 2017 by • 1 answer
I have 0 to three complex partial seizures a week and a host of symptoms in between: walking, thinking problems, dizziness etc. I wish to know if anyone found this drug helping the general symptoms and if it lessened the effect when a seizure occurred. Currently I have been free of seizures for two ...
Posted 15 Mar 2017 by • 1 answer
29y Male just recently diagnosed Bipolar 1, my doctor started me on Lamictal 25mg 3 days ago. Within an hour of taking I have started to notice that my nerves feel more thin and my mood seems to swing real easily (usually on the more frustrated end of things). I am just wondering if this is my ...
Lamotrigine - Anybody experience itchiness that went away or got worse? Just started a week ago, 25?
Posted 19 Mar 2017 by • 2 answers
Posted 15 Mar 2017 by • 1 answer
I'm a 28 year old female struggling with severe depression. I am not epileptic or bipolar. My psychiatrist prescribed me lamotrigine since it had the least amount of side effects and I didn't have much luck without SSRIs in the past. I am currently on week 2 of taking 50 mg - the goal is ...
Posted 15 Mar 2017 by • 0 answers
... do steroids for the next two weeks. Very expensive but tried the brand name (very expensive). No reaction so far on 50mgs but also was not feeling any better. Just increased to 75, and actually seem to feel a lot better just after a few days. My question is, Has anyone had a reaction to the ...
Posted 12 Mar 2017 by • 1 answer
... misread bottle and took 1/am but only 1/pm for 4 days until I realized it. Should I now take the correct dosage for a full week before moving to next level? Makes sense to do so but want to check. Thanks - Janie Riley
Posted 13 Mar 2017 by • 0 answers
What is lamotrigine called in Singapore?
Posted 19 Feb 2017 by • 2 answers
... neck pain, sore mouth, itching and just began noticing small red/purple spots on my skin. i want to stop taking it. what do i do?
Posted 16 Feb 2017 by • 1 answer
I am on 400 mg split in 2 doses of 200 mg of Lamictal. While it has helped, I still have bad days of depression. Has anyone gone up to 500 mg and seen better results? Thanks for any responses!
Posted 17 Feb 2017 by • 1 answer
Is anyone taking 500 or 600 mg of lamictal? I am currently on 400 but still depressed at times. I wonder if going up would alleviate my symptoms.
Posted 10 Feb 2017 by • 1 answer
I know this may sounds like a silly question because I am sure they are all the same but I have been taking lamotrigine Lamictal from GSK for my epilepsy and they have been making my fits worse. At 75mg I was having them every night and even in the day (which never happens to me) and then I ...
Posted 7 Feb 2017 by • 2 answers
Hi, it's Nadia again. Has anyone had relapses of depression after only 3 months taking it? I was feeling so good on 300 mg split daily of lamictal. I've been on it for 3 months and then today I felt depressed again with no change in my circumstances. Just yesterday I felt good. I'm ...
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