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... 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)
... 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)

... 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)
... past 3 months. I have been on 200 mg for the past week, and haven't noticed any differnce in my mood. I am still very depressed and unmotivated, finding it hard to look for work, and even getting out of bed in the morning is a struggle. ... (2 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)
... The Lamictal does get me somewhat agitated sometimes, but I prefer that to the awful black hol of hte depression. ... (12 replies)
... My boyfriend has been on countless medications throughout his entire life, most recent one was Lamictal. He started to develop a skin rash so the doctor took him off. My boyfriend said that for temporary relief of depression yoga classes seemed to help him somewhat. ... (21 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 haven't been here in a while but things are starting to improve for me. I found a new psychiatrist that I really like, and my meds seem to be kicking in. ... (0 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)
... I'm taking lamictal now as the side effects with lithium were so bad. My kidneys hurt, My head itched terribly and eyes were dry and hurt. ... (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)
Aug 24, 2010
... I'm not sure, but I expect it varies some from person to person. Maybe a pharmacist can give you an idea. ... (2 replies)
Aug 23, 2010
... Can anyone tell me how long Lamictal takes to work once I reach the 200mg. I suffer from BP 1 and the depression just hangs on? ... (2 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)
... have no idea how long it should take because all of the millions of others i have taken have not worked for me. it seems i am very med resistant. ... (15 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)
May 31, 2008
... How long on the Lamictal, what dosage? ... (6 replies)

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