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... I have been on Lamictal for 7 weeks now, and I just increased my dosage to 200 mg. This past week, I totally feel like I have something crawling on my skin. It is unbearable. I can't get any sleep, as it continually wakes me or prevents me from actually falling asleep. ... (11 replies)
... I don't know if it's the lamictal or what, but for the last several days it feels like I have bugs crawling on me. Even as I type this, I'm being driven crazy and it feels like I wanna scratch my skin right off to make it stop. ... (11 replies)
... Every time my Lamictal dosage increases, I have to take 1 Benadryl for the itching, crawling sort of thing. It doesn't last more than a day and the benedryl helps tremendously and then I'm fine. ... (11 replies)

... my doc to see if the whole skin crawling thing is a side effect of the lamictal. ... (11 replies)
... Hmmmmm....funny, my daughter just had an increase of her Lamictal from 150mgs to 175mgs. Today on day 6 she said she felt as if bugs were crawling on her....she said it happened after seeing a flying bug and thinking it might be lice. She said it lasted only an hour or so. ... (11 replies)
... Yes, I am. I can't read nor do I have the patience to try. Today a new symptom appeared: every time I bent my head down (like when you bend over to look at something on a table from a standing position) I felt as if I were going to fall over and when I straightened up then I would get dizzy. It seems I am more tired as I continue to take it(Lamictal): today if I were to... (11 replies)
... en trying to tell my doctors about it. I am sure most of you have gotten that look from your doctor when you tell them an idea and try to "self diagnose".I feel like my therapist won't listen to me. ... (1 replies)
... I experienced that many times,and it feels like an emotional rollercoaster as well as it being confusing.I have the feeling of "crawling out of my skin",and when that occurs I'm going to want to self mutilate. ... (8 replies)
... Thanks soooooo much for the info. I just read your post and took a Benadryl. So, we'll see what happens. I'll repost and let you know. I am also relieved that I am not alone. I was starting to think that I was going crazy (not that I am not already crazy) LOL :) (11 replies)
... I didn't have any luck on lamictal and the side effects were horrible. Everything seemed out of order,didn't feel clean right after a shower and other weird stuff.I also had horrible nightmares on it. Weird med to say the least. Mike (11 replies)
... I haven't experienced the itching, but since by doctor upped the dosage to 200 mg I feel very tired and fuzzy in my thinking....lack concentration and all of that. Are you experiencing that also? :) (11 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? I lack even my subnormal level of motivation. I will tough out the waiting period to see if it works (Lamictal) if I can but I'm not hopeful. (11 replies)
... I've had that with one med, forgot what it was, though, Another one made me twitch and jerk something awful for an hour. Another made me fuzzy and off balance, AND gave me the runs. I'd say, unless you sometimes feel/hear/see things that aren't there, it's probably a side effect. (11 replies)
... I'm not on that medication so I can't be much help. Did you read over the symptoms while taking the meds to see if that was a side effect? You might want to call your dr and see if it's normal. Sorry I couldn't be more help. (11 replies)
... I've experienced tactile hallucinations before. In my case, it feels like my skin is numb and I have a constant tingling sensation in my arms, legs and fingers. ... (23 replies)
... This is a new record for me. Prior to now, the longest I've gone without rapid cycling is 9 days. ... (7 replies)

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