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... How long does it take to work? ... (5 replies)
... I'm at 75 mgs and going up 25 mgs per week and at 100 going up 50 to 200mgs. At this point I'm still going up and down from one week to the next. ... (0 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)

... Like Jesse, I had to be weened off lithium while titrating up on the Lamictal. It took 5 weeks to get to the correct dosage of Lamictal and completely off the lithium. ... (5 replies)
... The worst thing about lamictal is that it has to be introduced slowly...and thus, you will not get any relief for a period of time. ... (5 replies)
Irritability???
Apr 11, 2005
... Ok, so how long for lamictal to work, princess? ... (56 replies)
... I had an increase in Lamictal three weeks ago because of awful depression and hypomanic episodes, agitation, anger. ... (4 replies)
... I just started Lamictal two weeks ago and I'm anxious for a change. My pdoc said it could take up to eight weeks for the Lamictal to work. For those on Lamictal, how long before you felt it's effects? ... (2 replies)
... Thanks for your feed back. ... (4 replies)
... and I was put on Lamictal. I started at 25 mg a day, and have been gradually increasing it over the past 3 months. I have been on 200 mg for the past week, and haven't noticed any differnce in my mood. ... (2 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)
Lamictal anyone?
Nov 30, 2004
... D . I don't remember how long it took to kick in but once it does it seems to work very well at keeping your mood swings to a minimum. ... (8 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)
... my daughtertakesTopamax and is helping her to lose weight ittook about 2 weeks to notice any difference she ddoes take 200mg. ... (2 replies)
... just started topomax 25 twice per day I already take lamictal 200, norontin, abilify also. dr gave me the topomax saying it had a weight loss quality to it. I want to lose the 7lbs I put on taking depakote last fall!, cant seem to make it go away and it is a major source of crying and depression. ... (2 replies)
... I also wanted to add that after I was told by my social work advisor, pdoc and tdoc to withdraw from school this semester, part of me felt like a failure. ... (27 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)
... Tom how long have you had BP and what type? ... (34 replies)
... plus a few other things! Obviously, when I went in last month it was because I was depressed. I was on Lexapro 20mg. She started me on Lamictal and slowly removed the Lexapro. I'm now on 150mg Lamictal and have been off the Lexapro for almost 2 weeks. ... (4 replies)




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