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... Before I started taking Lamictal my long and short term memory were horrid. Within a few months my long term improved immensely and the short term became worse. Very very scary. Had me flipping out until a doctor told me that it was a normal side effect until stable. ... (11 replies)
... Hi, I'm new around here. But yes your husband could have short term memory loss. My short term memory loss comes from taking Lamictal though. ... (7 replies)
... i can totally relate. im on lamictal, and it has worked as far as keeping me stable fairly well, but i do have immediate short term memory issues. ... (27 replies)

... when u find out I want to know too I have been experincing the short and medium term memory loss, or so I was told , I know that depression causes same thing. ... (6 replies)
... okay - i'll pipe in on this one. i've always had a great memory, but since i starting taking lamictal last year, i've noticed more and more that i forget things (short term). so don't worry - you have plenty of company out there with this issue... what was that issue again? :rolleyes: (27 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)
... 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)
Memory loss
Dec 21, 2008
... By the way, I will let you know if I learn about anything I can do about short term memory loss from my pdoc. Hopefully he'll have some ideas as to how I can handle that situation. ... (20 replies)
Memory loss
Dec 19, 2008
... has something to do with my short term memory loss. ... (20 replies)
... That went away. 2nd day I took my normal dose and had the worst experience ever since I went on Lamictal 6 years ago. I don't know how to describe it. ... (7 replies)
... ing on. The weight gain happened within a six to eight week period. OH, and another frustrating horrible symptom was I was losing my memory. it was effecting my short term memory horribly. I couldn't remember what I had read minutes ago, and I couldn't even finish a conversation because of word searching. ... (7 replies)
... I'm in the process of switching from lithium to lamictal. I'm presently taking 100mg lamictal as well as 600mg lithium. My pdoc will start weaning me off the lithium in a couple weeks. I've been on the 100mg lamictal for about a month. ... (4 replies)
... Is anyone else who is on Lamictal having weight gain? ... (0 replies)
... term memory to all hell. I was only on 25 mg for about a month, but I'm now off . . . and don't feel any better or more intelligent for it. ... (3 replies)
... I know for a fact that mood swings (mania) is increased when starting Lamictal. Perhaps after you level out at the does that works for you, and then start increasing it again it can also happen. I was told this by two pdocs in relation to friends. If so it should quiet down in time. Try to be safe till then. (2 replies)
... This all seems to have gotten worse since both Luvox and Lamictal were increased a few weeks ago. I am on 175 Lamictal and 125 Luvox. ... (2 replies)
Aug 28, 2007
... ago before his death. He was into all this natural stuff and some of it works even with my rapid cycling. But this "Phosphatidylserine Complex" helps improve all memory even in AD. The doctor who's paper my father gave me to read I have forgotten now. But his perscribed doseage was 100MG 3 times a day for a month. ... (8 replies)
Aug 27, 2007
... term memory loss is a problem with many of the medications used to treat BP. ... (8 replies)

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