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... Currently on my 4th week of the med, soon to approach 100 mg. My complaint is that I have absolutely no desire to do anything. ... (5 replies)
... I don't think I'm bipolar if I am I unfortunately experience the manic depression side of things (feels like a total ripoff) can't even enjoy the mania stage :D I've been using: -lamictal since about Dec 08 - raised dose up to 300 mg last week -been on wellbutrin 300mg xl for past 4+ years -discontinued celexa when we started the lamictal -recently precsribed lorazepam... (15 replies)
... I'm still cycling horribly. I've just crashed from the highest state of mania I've ever experienced...I felt so happy that I thought I must be cured, what a miracle drug... ... (8 replies)

... medicating by doubling my dose of Ativan, just to see what would happen. I knew it wouldn't be fatal or anything, but I guess in a way I was hoping I would at least pass out or something... ... (5 replies)
... My suspicion would be the Lexapro. I had that issue when taking it. I am now on Lamictal and am doing great.....just the opposite with the need for sleep! I'm in bed at 10pm and up at 4am! ... (5 replies)
... This all happened to me when I first started on Lamictal, well it never really went away (It's been 2 1/2 yrs). My pdoc put me on Adderall to counteract these symptoms. It really helped me. (5 replies)
... This is so horrible. I just want to stare into space all day long. And I probably could, I feel so out of it most of the time. ... (5 replies)
... or anything, but I am starting to feel the physical and emotional symptoms that I've always experienced when I've felt bad in the past, minus the extreme stress of course. ... (8 replies)
... I asked my psych. about it at my last med check, and he didn't have any answers. He did up my dose of Effexor so maybe that will start helping me get my groove back. ... (3 replies)
... depressants, I was finally diagnosed with BPD I after a very manic episode. I am currently on my first tier of Lamictal and am feeling overwhelmingly exhausted. ... (4 replies)
... put on effexor. All were successful for months maybe a year at a time before I needed to make adjustments or changes. Then along came the nightmare 5 years later of my medications not working for me any longer. I developed panic attacks and severe anxiety to accompany my then severe depression. ... (52 replies)
... I usually have this problem too, lack of motivation, no interest in doing anything but sitting on the couch. Certainly don't want to do anything that includes any kind of activity. ... (6 replies)
... At the time I struggled with this the most, I was diagnosed as schizoaffective bipolar type and according to the DSM, one of the symptoms of this disorder is apathy and lack of motivation. ... (6 replies)
... I recently went up to 100 mg, and I feel great now. I would stick with it and see what happens. (5 replies)
Multiple meds
Dec 8, 2006
... dreams, sleeplessness or anything. I do have problems with irritability when I'm not taking them correctly. And I have problems with sleeping all the time and lack of motivation. I don't really think those are caused by the meds though. I think they are just side effects of my life. ... (1 replies)
... in girlfriend, both the initiators, of the breakup. ... (2 replies)
... polar II a couple of years ago after having my son. I am on 400mg Lamictal, 50mg, Pristiq, 100mg Trazodone, and .5mg Klonopin 2x daily as needed. Or, well, I WAS. ... (1 replies)
... and 5 days a week of weightlifting. Exercise helps significantly, but I don't have time for any more than I already do. Lately, all I have wanted to do is lie in bed and watch TV. ... (4 replies)
... I just started Lamictal a week ago. It didn't occur to me that it could be causing my itching. So, yes, I itch too. Not as bad as you, it seems. Are you tired? ... (11 replies)




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