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Having a bad reaction to lamotrigine and it's too late to call doctor, should I go to the ER?

Posted 17 Dec 2016 by iam001 4 answers

My doctor put me on 25mg of lamotrigine to start for the treatment of bipolar 2 disorder, I took my first pill this morning. Within an hour of taking it I became extremely drowsy and slept for an hour or two, then I had absolutely no desire to do anything so I laid in bed all day. I completely lost ...

Combining Sertriline (Zoloft) and lamotrigine (lamictal)?

Posted 12 Dec 2016 by Nport 2 answers

Hi, I've been on both of these medicines for a few years now, but last week I was instructed to increase my Zoloft to 75mg and reduce my Lamictal to 100mg. I was also put on risperidone for OCD/bipolar. The first 2 days went okay but I had a bad dizzy panic attack in the grocery store ...

Lamotrigine - Does lamictal give you back the active life you once had before you had a relapse?

Posted 12 Dec 2016 by cjpm 1 answer

Hello, I am 28 years old and I was diagnosed with Bipolar 1 when I was 25. I have had three episodes and my 3rd relapse happened recently in June of 2016. I was at the hospital for 1 week and I was released thinking that I was better, but I wasn't. At that time, when I met with my ...

Lamotrigine - Additional Anxiety medication?

Posted 10 Nov 2016 by pamelamikal 6 answers

Doctor wants me to think about adding an SNRI to my regimen. Stress and anxiety getting to be too much and making me even more paranoid and OCD. He asked me to go home and do some research and let him know what ones seem good to me. Any suggestions?

Lamotrigine - will only 25mg increase make a difference?

Posted 30 Nov 2016 by allison_G 1 answer

Currently on 5mg Lexapro (won't tolerate anymore or else I have SE- same with all SSRIs at this point in my life), 150mg Wellbutrin XL which is awesome, and 200 mg Lamictal. I need some adjusting as still struggling with a little depression since I can't add anymore SSRI successfully. My ...

What are the side effects when taking lamotrigine, trazodone and venlafaxine together?

Posted 1 Nov 2016 by Mari Lisa 2 answers

Is it normal to get a burst of energy when I take lamotrigine, trazodone and venlafaxine together? Sometimes it takes me 4-5 hours to fall asleep after I take my medicine.

At what dose did you notice lamotrigine start to work?

Posted 25 Oct 2016 by Andy3508 2 answers

I've just started taking lamotrigine for depression after trialing almost 10 different medicines over the last year. I feel as though this is my last resort and not sure what I will do if this doesn't work. I've read good things - people who have been in a similar situation - and ...

Don't have health insurance to cover my prescription of Lamotrigine what should I do?

Posted 13 Oct 2016 by Mary Day Cooper 2 answers

Husband's insurance on me was cancelled till January

What are some meds that work in the treatment of OCD and depression?

Posted 27 Aug 2016 by Justagirl81 3 answers

I have multiple diagnoses. PTSD, OCD, depression, anxiety, binge eating disorder and borderline. I am currently on Effexor 375mg, Zeldox 160mg, coming off of Lamotrigine and I take many meds for sleep and nightmares. My mood is very low and my obsessions are out of Control! What meds have worked ...

Should I stop taking lamotrigine?

Posted 21 Aug 2016 by Somluv 3 answers

Seven days ago I took my first 0.25mg dose of lamotrigine. Within hours I had a mild migraine that turned into a horrible migraine. I then slept 14 hrs straight, woke up feeling like death and called my doctor who said there was no way lamotrigine could be the cause. So I took another pill and ...

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