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... According to what you said, what you're suggesting could be the worst thing you could do and it will make the situation worse. I know because I am also on both lamictal and abilify. I do feel like I am going through a "dead calm" sometimes but I'm better on them than off them, that's for sure. ... (4 replies)
... So about a month ago the new doctor has decided to put me on the starter pack of Lamictal, has kept me on the 500 mg of Depakote for now, and upped the dosage of Abilify to 20 mg a day. He is gradually going to get me off the Depakote because he says this medicine can cause weight gain. ... (1 replies)
... mg of Lamictal seems like a whole lot. I thought they only gave doses that high for people who have seizures. So your doc took you off of the Lamictal completely? ... (15 replies)

... you slowly reduce the dosage over a period of weeks. Try to work with your medication management doctor if you want to change, add or eliminate meds. It is dangerous to suddenly stop one or decide on your own to up your dosage. ... (4 replies)
... Perrier water either does or did contain lithium. I have some at home. ... (4 replies)
... are these 2 mood stabilizers, or anti-depressants? I have to have a mood stabilizer, not an anti-depressant, it must be because of it being Bi-Polar and not depression, I guess. Thank you Lord Bless (77 replies)
... I haven't gained any on Lamictal or Abilify, but i do know someone that gained 25 lbs. on Geodon. ... (77 replies)
... eak things. also have to keep checking what i'm typing as i make mistakes that i never did before! and yes i keep forgetting words for things. think it is either lamictal or abilify but not sure. will have to research on internet on side effects. ... (39 replies)
... My boyfriend was on Lamictal until recently and began to have problems with muscle spasms, often associated with feelings of anxiety or stress. ... (5 replies)
... ily have had no side effects, wonder if it was increased with you too fast. both have to be taken really slowly.. did get the odd pain in stomach when started on abilify but nothing unbearable. both seem to be at least giving more energy for a few hours during day for the first time in over a year. ... (5 replies)
... one of these drugs is causing me to have muscle contractions or spasms.. I'm not sure what to call it. ... (5 replies)
... and thryroxine. started lamictal about five weeks ago and started lexapro this week and adding in abilify on sat. have never tried either lamictal or abilify so i don't know if they'll work or how long to give them. ... (15 replies)
... I guess I hate the constant reminder that I have something wrong with me, that I cannot just be me. I know I need meds, I just wish I needed less of them, or that they could invent some that you take once a week or something. They make me very sleepy and I am tired of feeling drugged. And they are very expensive. ... (5 replies)
... I am on lamictal 200mg and abilify 20mg. It is a great combo for me. I hope it works well for you too. I don't really have any acne problems from the lamictal. I've been on it for over a year. ... (7 replies)
... apparently it's pretty bad, so i'd check into it. not sure why your doc just told you to use hydrocortisone, though, because i'd think he or she should be informed on the issue. ... (7 replies)
... I think you should try to wait it out. I love my Lamictal and Abilify! ... (8 replies)
... Thank you everyone for your support and advice. Today was a better day. Drew is edgy but under control. My pdoc had advised us to have Drew take extra abilify whenever he is having a hard time. I have given him extra for a few days on two occasions to get him through my Dad's illness and funeral. ... (24 replies)
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Mar 18, 2007
... something else. Lots of docs prescribe Effexor but it isn't a very good drug for bipolars. I can't remember if you are on any other meds....have you ever tried Lamictal or Abilify? ... (542 replies)
... Serequol is a great medication. many people on this board take it. it is not a mood stabilizer tho.. mood stabilizers are lithium, lamictal and some others. maybe TS, will help you out with those drugs.. ... (5 replies)
... I hear great things about this med, but don't know if the Lamictal or the abilify is causing my downward spiral. ... (11 replies)

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