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... Does anyone know if Lamictal causes hypothyroidism? ... (0 replies)
... synthro.. Let me tell you this... The lamictal made me gain very quickly.. ... (1 replies)
... the treatment of depression with an antidepressant medication may trigger a switch into mania, sleep deprivation may trigger mania, or hypothyroidism may produce depression or mood instability. It is important to note that bipolar episodes can and often do occur without any obvious trigger. ... (4 replies)

... ankles as you mentioned. But then again I also take meds for hypothyroidism. At the same time I was started on lamictal I was started on wellbutrin 150 mg. I guess it could be any of the above. I'm feeling sooooooo agressive and I'm more hateful than anyone I know. ... (8 replies)
... I would describe it as not being able to think of a word in the middle of a sentence when speaking or writing - or a kind of mental fog.....having trouble remembering some specific thing or detail....some others may describe it better than I can...forgetting where the car keys are when they are always in the same place......I also have a thyroid problem though and this sort of... (46 replies)
... I do take Lithium, and I also have the mild hand shakes. I also haven't had any problem with weight gain or swelling. I have heard that Lithium can cause hypothyroidism after months of taking it. I don't know if that's really true or not. ... (6 replies)
... I'm curious--those of you who have taken/are taking Lamictal--have you gained weight, or had trouble losing weight? My doc assures me that Lamictal is a weight-neutral drug and shouldn't make you gain. Sure enough, I'm not gaining, but I absolutely cannot seem to lose a pound. I think that anti-depressants and hypothyroidism have messed up my metabolism to the point where... (8 replies)
... polar 2 and I have thyroid disease. I was just prescribed Lamictal but can't start taking it until tomorrow after I have some lab work done. My dr wouldn't give me Lithium because of my thyroid problem. ... (4 replies)
... i used to be on lithium for years and was diagnosed with hypothyroidism a few years ago. within a cple months i had gained about 60 lbs. i also have a "lithium induced" goiter. i don't know many details on this. ... (4 replies)
... I am looking for anyone who is taking Lamictal or lithium and has had thyroid problems. My dr. has recently prescribed Lamictal and Lithium for me, but I have heard it could be bad with thyroid problems. Also, are these drugs safe when using tanning beds? ... (4 replies)
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Dec 26, 2008
... It is for hypothyroidism, but used in combination with Lamictal and Lithium it works as a mood stabilizer. ... (10 replies)
... Thank you all for your responses. Roz5, your story does sound alot like mine! It's great to know you are almost back to normal!!! How long did that take? I like my pdoc and she's very knowledgeable about pharmacology so am thinking she'll probably be increasing my Lamictal and adding a few other things to my "cocktail":) I've heard others say they don't want to... (4 replies)
... and a couple of good friends. I went off the lithium for two years, and regretted it. My new doctor has me on lamictal now. I have my good and bad days. But, I no longer have the good friends and a great counselor, so I'm sure that plays a big part in my low level depression. ... (4 replies)
... c Lithium in favor of Lamictal for me in the next couple months. ... (9 replies)
... Hi My name is Deb, and I'm bipolar (rapid cycling, mixed state) and I have thyroid problems. I have Grave's disease which causes hyperthyroid, I was treated with RAI and am now hypothyropid, I take 175 mcg Levothroid daily. My psychiatrist put me on a psychotropic cocktail consisting of welbutrin, topamax, zoloft, and buspar. Between her and my other doctor, I'm... (4 replies)
... I was taking lithium for almost 2-3 yrs and I never had any bad side effects except for getting nauseated if taking the meds on an empty stomach. Tanning beds are just fine when taking lithium....I tanned also. Hope I could have been of some help.... Whitney (4 replies)
... the treatment of depression with an antidepressant medication may trigger a switch into mania, sleep deprivation may trigger mania, or hypothyroidism may produce depression or mood instability. It is important to note that bipolar episodes can and often do occur without any obvious trigger. ... (5 replies)
... the treatment of depression with an antidepressant medication may trigger a switch into mania, sleep deprivation may trigger mania, or hypothyroidism may produce depression or mood instability. It is important to note that bipolar episodes can and often do occur without any obvious trigger. ... (1 replies)
... the treatment of depression with an antidepressant medication may trigger a switch into mania, sleep deprivation may trigger mania, or hypothyroidism may produce depression or mood instability. It is important to note that bipolar episodes can and often do occur without any obvious trigger. ... (3 replies)




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