I've been taking lamictal for a while. I got up to 200 and I noticed a significant change in my moods and was a lot happier as well. I recently upped my dose and for around a week and a half I have been snappy, irritable, and overly sensitive. What is going on with me? Could it be the medicine? Or is it just a bad 2 weeks? I'm surprised by how sudden it came on too, the snappiness/irritable/etc.
Yes it could be the medicine. The max dose a day is 200 mg. You're taking too much.
Why did you increase the Lamictal? You might have increased it too quickly.
Maintenance dose can be different for everyone. My psych has increased mine to 300 and I feel much better than I did at 200.
Who decided to increase your dose? Why? I've been on doses as high as 500mg ... After 7 yrs on, the only side effect I experienced was massive dependence :( now I'm struggling to find a substitute. My personal suggestion is if 200mg works for u stick with it because eventually your body will increase tolerance and you might have to increase the dose in order to have the same effect of 200mg. Good luck
Actually max dose is 400 but I'm wondering if it was working so well at 200 why did you go up?
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