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... I had an increase in Lamictal three weeks ago because of awful depression and hypomanic episodes, agitation, anger. ... (4 replies)
... How long does it take to work? ... (5 replies)
... so was taken down to 50. ... (4 replies)

... As for your question about how long it takes to become stable, it varies from person to person. What complicates this is the fact that meds work differently for everyone. What works well for one person may not work well for another. ... (4 replies)
... Mine took about 4weeks to work at its full potential. But I love it! My doctor said he was going to "lamictify" me, which is lamictal and abllify. I was put on both of them so I can't be sure, but I think the lamictal was the one that really decreased the mood swings. ... (4 replies)
Hmmm...
Oct 30, 2006
... How long does lamictal take to work? ... (6 replies)
... Hello to everyone! I am a newbie so if there are huge threads about this already I apologize. The situation I am in is getting pretty dire. ... (6 replies)
... Yes, having bipolar can be a very lonely experience. However, I hope you'll come here and post to the boards so that we can support you. ... (4 replies)
... I am certainly no expert. I have been on lamictal first, then added lithium. I can't remember how long it took for it to work, but it wasn't a horribly long time. I have only been on a couple of months I think. I haven't noticed any side effects, but yes stay hydrated. ... (5 replies)
... I was on 600 mg a day for about a week and then had a major manic episode...worse than any I've had before, which is interesting since I had been on Lamictal for months had just started on Lithium. As soon as it started, I got help. It only went on for a few hours, but I felt like I was having a nervous breakdown. ... (0 replies)
... I'm taking Prozac 20mg,Depakote ER 500mg,Lamictal 50mg,and Loestrin 24 for my birth control as well as a mood stabalizer.I went to the hospital not to long ago for suicidal thoughts and now I am having bad insomnia.I sleep during the day and barely sleep at night,I don't know which medication does this to me. ... (0 replies)
... manic, but figured that since I was getting work done, not to worry about it. ... (11 replies)
... i finally found a p doc that is an hour away. he can't see me for four to five weeks. i am so frustrated and angry by this whole process and how long it is taking. ... (5 replies)
Lamictal
Feb 20, 2007
... Probably the worst thing one can say about Lamictal is that it has to be introduced very slowly into the patient's body. It does take awhile to get up to a therapeutic dose and during that time, it is not uncommon to feel tired and edgy. But it is a wonderful medication that most people do very well on. ... (10 replies)
Lamictal anyone?
Nov 30, 2004
... years now. I was using along with an AD but I have since stopped taking the AD. Now I just take 200 mg. ... (8 replies)
... This is two fold and long. So let me begin by admitting I should have not skipped the pill in the first place. I went out to a bar for my sister's bday and skipped the pill because I knew I would be drinking. Again I know this is a no. ... (6 replies)
Lamictal?
May 31, 2008
... How long on the Lamictal, what dosage? ... (6 replies)
... The Lamictal does get me somewhat agitated sometimes, but I prefer that to the awful black hol of hte depression. ... (12 replies)
Serequel and anger
Oct 10, 2007
... I'm new here. Hope I chose the correct way to respond. I have been on Seroquel for over a year now, supposedly for sleep. I am prescribed 200 mgs. at night but that doesn't really put me to sleep. ... (9 replies)
... Im on seroquel, I had to go up from 25mg to 300 morning and night to hold the physcosis, but i have to say it doesnt feel much different from the 25 to the 300, I think your body adapts pretty quickly. ... (4 replies)


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