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... Hi seaturtle. Sorry to hear about your memory problems. I've noticed mine have gone downhill slightly too. I think it is the lamictal. ... (9 replies)
... I was on Lamictal and Prozac for a while and had memory problems. I've been off the Prozac for about 3 weeks and things seem to be fine now. I'm assuming the Prozac had something to do with it. ... (11 replies)
... I can see why your pdoc wants to raise Lamictal to 200mg since that is the maximum therapeutic dose. You may find that increasing your dose from 150mg to 200mg is effective in stabilizing your moods. ... (5 replies)

... Saw my pdoc the other day. I told him that I was feeling revved up a lot, overtalking, etc, though I am functional. Just not living life to its best. I asked about going back to lithium and, with the $$ I'll save, buying a Blackberry to organize my life better. (The lithium con for me was short-term memory problems which resulted in my missing appts, like his ;) ) He said he'd... (5 replies)
... And I've had memory problems myself. I can remember certain things, but other things I just can't remember. ... (27 replies)
Aug 28, 2007
... Yes, 300mg of lamictal daily is the only med I take. Before lamictal I was taking lithium alone for eight years. I was off all meds in the three year interim of the two drugs. Big mistake. ... (8 replies)
... Recreational drugs do enough damage on their own. I did my fair share of drugs when I was a teenager and in my early 20's. I have a lot of memory problems now. My pdoc says the drugs are most likely to blame. I would strongly suggest staying FAR away from any drugs you are not prescribed to take. ... (6 replies)
... I don't have any prolems with Lamictal and I've been taking it for about 3 or so years. I also take Abilify, Trileptal and Cytomel. I don't have concentration problems but I do have motivation problems and I sleep alot. Hope the Welbutrin works for you. ... (11 replies)
... I have been on Lamictal for many years. ... (4 replies)
... I am just starting lamictal - I have had memory problems prior to this because of thyroid problems - but I do seem worse with very short term since starting lamictal - however I have also started tomamax - so who know and I have a list a mile long of meds - I am 40..... It's nice to know that long term might return since most of my education for my job was in long term! Best... (4 replies)
... not the same, I actually became more depressed. So I Really do not understand what was going on.. I began again and was fine.. As for recomending the medication Lamictal or other medications, I will still do so. What works for some, does not work for others, and if u need to take them, so be it.. nothing wrong with it. ... (12 replies)
... Also, antidepressants can really cause havoc for some BP folks, causing mood swings galore. Lamictal is known for acting as a mood stabilizer and as an antidepressive that won't cause mood swings. But for most people it does not do much for the mania. ... (12 replies)
... itching. The first few times I took it, it seemed to improve my thinking for about an hour, and then quickly had the opposite effect. I asked the doctor if the memory problems would clear and he said "probably not". I was only 24 so age was most likely not a factor. ... (16 replies)
... l see. it took a little while to kick in, as its something you have to build up. the only side effect that i can think of to tell you that i have is short term memory problems. and a little sensitivity to heat, but i dont have to worry about that in new england for most of the year. good luck with it...... ... (4 replies)
... term memory problems on lithium, but at my age, it could also be menopause, so who knows. Lamictal was good too, except that it focuses on depression, and my problem seems to be more mania. I've recently switched from Lamictal to lithium. ... (5 replies)
... I am switching from Lamictal to lithium carbonate. And finally, I'm sleeping 8 hours again. ... (21 replies)
... Having said that, I'm on 5 meds for my bipolar, but the only problems I have are severe short term memory loss, tremor and clouded thinking from time to time. ... (27 replies)
... I'm on Lamictal 300, and several other mood stabilizers but when I noticed my memory becoming a definite problem is when I started taking Topomax and started getting only 3 or so hours of sleep a night. ... (7 replies)
... I totally understand. On 900mg lithium, and under much pressure (I have 5 kids 7-23), I found myself forgetting appt's that I'd thought of only an hour earlier :dizzy: (I stood my pdoc up twice in 2 weeks.) My family members would tell me things about where we needed to be, what needed done, etc, and I honestly couldn't remember them telling me. My pdoc switched me to... (7 replies)
Memory loss
Dec 19, 2008
... e word, I've also taken Seroquel for a while, almost a year, and my pdoc doesn't like to use that long term because it also causes neurological problems, such as memory loss. I also take Lamictal. ... (20 replies)

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