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... When I started taking Lamicatal, I was a little worried it was going to work! They had to slowly ween me off Prozac before they could start me on Lamicatal so I was having a lot of mania because my meds were being messed with a lot! It took close to a month for it to work for me. ... (5 replies)
... He has only tried three meds. Concerta, Lamicatal, and Stattera. He had been stable on just Lamicatal for several months before we tried Stattera. ... (11 replies)
... usese severe diareah and vomiting, to the point I have to go to the er and get hooked to IV's. but there are other meds that work, many other meds. Lithium and Lamicatal are not the be all and end all...they are not the only thing that we have to control these diseases that threaten our lives. ... (8 replies)

... tween the ages of 40 to 50,to need reading glasses. If glasses have been suggested, they are needed for better visual efficency,not for correction of the of the Lamicatal vision side effects. ... (10 replies)
... ce the effects. He goes back in two weeks...not sure if he will be put on anything else then, but I do know that he needs something for anxiety. Do you know if Lamicatal alone will stabilize his moods or will he need something esle to go with it? ... (21 replies)
... Just to be clear so you know where I'm coming from: I'm a guy who is Bipolar II. The serious relationships I've been in have had similar results; especially mood swings and somewhat my sex drive. It is no surprise that my successful relationships have been affairs with girls who basically just want me for occasional companionship/sex. They know I'm not wired correctly, but... (11 replies)
... she says. I took Lamicatal for a long time, but I think I always took the "name brand. ... (2 replies)
Saying Hi
Aug 23, 2010
... I also have bipolar ll. I was diagnosed a few years ago, was on lamicatal for about a year, and went off my meds. I know it sounds silly, but I was going through the, NO, I am not bipolar, no way. ... (13 replies)
... Just an FYI, I was taken off of Depakote and put on Lamicatal and Wellbutrin. If anyone can advise me, I would be so thankful! ... (1 replies)
... Do you realize the drugs you are getting are anti siezure drugs. Lamicatal, Depakope and lithium are the mood stabalizers I Know of no other in my travels. Right now you are taking a hodpoge of differnt substances. Have you seen a spealist for this illness? You are taking two meds that ( we boomers ) called taking downers. It is no wonder your tired all the time. You need... (8 replies)
... aid you are diagnosed with severe depression. STAY ON IT. It will make you feel better overall. And if anything, consult your doctor first before weening off it. Lamicatal is a pretty solid drug. Like the abilify, it also does its job. ... (4 replies)
... I'm currently on 100 mg of Pristiq, 300 mg Seroquel XR, and 50 mg Seroquel IR. I was on 100 mg of Seroquel IR, but I'm tapering off of it with medical advice. I honestly feel that this has been the best combo of medications I've ever been on. I've tried Depakote, Lamicatal, Wellbutrin, Lexapro, Cymbalta, and a few others I'm forgetting. The Pristiq and Seroquel combo seem... (12 replies)
... Back in 1986, while working as a nurse, was caught diverting meds.9Narcotics). I went into tx and got clean and went to pursue another degree in engineering. Started working 1993....but still having crying spells. I souhgt a pdoc and she prescribed an antidepressant. The wosrt thing for someone who is Bipolar II, according to my current. I went thru 4/5 drs before I was... (0 replies)
... Has anyone heard of using Abilify to "reset" Lamictal? I have been on Lamicatal for 3 and a half years now and I hit the max does (400mg) about a year ago. My new doc gave me the Abilify to reset the Lamictal since it became apparent to me that it was no longer working. Has anyone else ever done this and if so did it work? :confused: (27 replies)
Mar 19, 2009
... Thanks but I am only takig the Lactimal for 12 days? Im still on the 25mg starter pack? Is it normal that my Pdoc does not want me on anything else besides the lactimal and avitan? I was thinking maybe takig lexapro as well, or do they normally give you that after the mood stabilzer has been in your system a while? (35 replies)
Mar 19, 2009
... cattownfl, There is a good chance that this could be the Lamictal. In the beginning Activation stages of Lamicatal, meaning the first month or so, agitation, anxiety, and anger are not unusual. This is just the med working it's way into your system to get things "realigned". This is pretty normal with Lamictal, and the best thing to do is make sure you have your ativan... (35 replies)
Any Opinions?
Feb 22, 2009
... i just wish they would come up with one or two pills that would work even if the combos would be different for each individual. i'm on lamicatal, abilify, thyroxine, xanax, lexapro and klonopin. have tried, lithium, mannerix, amytryptiline, lustral, cipramil, seroxat, prozac, effexor xl, anafranil and more over the years and am tired of all the changes i get to make because... (9 replies)
... Hi, Blonde Angel, I am new here, so I hope I dont say too much or the wrong thing. I have also not read what the others said. I just want to say about Lamictal: I am also on Lamictal, and it was not a "wonder drug" that immediately made me feel better. I had to start on 25 mg, then go up to 50 mg, then 100 mg, and am now on 200 mg a day. This process was about... (27 replies)
... y Pdoc the same day,she told me to go to the hospital to be admitted.They gave me Lamictal on top of the Depakote and Prozac I'm taking.I don't know how long the Lamicatal takes,but I hope its soon,I've been on it for a little more then a week.I've calmed down a bit,but are still irritable,I even lost my job,I'm so overwhelmed now. ... (27 replies)
Memory loss
Dec 18, 2008
... Pronounced memory loss here! Glad you brought this up. I am taking Lamicatal also, have mentioned the memory loss to doc several times, he says it is not memory loss, says I am "not paying attention" referring to rushing thoughts, which I had not thought about being a dynamic before. I will ask him again Friday....if I remember. *silly grin* Seriously tho it's frustrating... (20 replies)

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