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... 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)
... How long does it take to work? ... (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)
... 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)
Apr 11, 2005
... Ok, so how long for lamictal to work, princess? ... (56 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)
... Thanks for your feed back. ... (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)
... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... Why did you stop the lithium the first time around and why have you started on it a second time. I stopped my lithium about 3 weeks ago and started lamictal 2 weeks ago and then 3days ago I was having terrible thoughts. They scared me. So my doctor has put me back on lithium. ... (6 replies)
... Thanks for the welcome and reply. Unfort., I did get hives on my neck that same night and had to stop taking it. Its still there but my pdoc wanted me to stop the meds and hopefully it will go away...also went and got blood work done at my reg doc yesterday so well see. ... (5 replies)
... Lamictal is primarily prescribed for bipolar depression, so even if you wouldn't have been prescribed this med as opposed to Celexa, you still would have been taking a med that is designed to treat depression. ... (8 replies)

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