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Worse side effects taking lamotrogine and topiramate?

Posted 1 Jul 2017 by SSimms 1 answer

Hi I have epilepsy and have been suffering with a constant hangover type headache For months, My neurologist has put me on topiramate, starting at 25mg and bumping it up weekly until I hit 175mg then weaning me off the lamotrogine. If I get the side effect of weight loss I would be so happy! Since ...

Lamictal for not bipolar I or II?

Posted 24 May 2017 by Beardman2012 3 answers

so I had a episode of major depression a few years ago. Went all the way to 30mg of Lexapro after 6 months of intense exercise and therapy the depression seemed to lift. I felt myself coming down a few months but with a more manic side. Racing thoughts and severe agitation. My therapist and my ...

How long for Lamictal/lamotrigine for bipolar 2 to work?

Posted 15 May 2017 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 ...

I want to safely wean myself off a daily dose of 400mg Seroquel?

Posted 17 May 2017 by dobbsey 4 answers

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 ...

Lamotrigine - I wish to know if anyone has found this drug helped reduce other symptoms?

Posted 3 Apr 2017 by Tmariesn 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 ...

Just started Lamictal/lamotrigine 25mg for Bipolar 1 - Are moodswings normal?

Posted 15 Mar 2017 by TheHopefulGuy 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 ...

Is cognition impaired by lamotrigine?

Posted 15 Mar 2017 by Maggiedog 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 ...

Lamictal - I started taking the 25mg lamotrigine first. After ten days my throat closed up, had to?

Posted 15 Mar 2017 by DeltaRose713 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 ...

Lamotrigine - My doctor told me to take 25mg tabs 1/day for 1 week, then 1/am and 2/pm 2nd week. I?

Posted 12 Mar 2017 by janier2042 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

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