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... I take Lamictal and Lexapro, and do have moments where I can't find the words I want to say. I also have moments where I stop mid sentence and "zone out" for a few seconds and completely forget what the subject was. This doesn't happen all of the time, it is mostly late afternoon or evening. ... (6 replies)
... I have been taking lamictal 100mg for 4 years. I was prescribed it as a mood stabilizer. I stopped taking it 3 weeks ago, but began to take it again at the full dosage a 2 weeks ago. ... (2 replies)
... Has anyone who is taking Lamictal encountered slight memory loss or confusion? ... (6 replies)

... Hi everyone. New here. Just started on lamictal and having terrible nightmares. Paranoia, headaches dizziness, confusion among other things. I am on 50 mg and on week 4 of my starter pack. besides all side effects my mood is much better. ... (6 replies)
... It is probably a combination of Abilify and Lamictal. I take these two meds and I understand how you feel. It's this blah "brain dead" feeling. ... (6 replies)
... Odd but i have the opposite effect, I find it helps with clarity and it returned my short term memory, I find I think faster, remember more, and are more organized now mentally than I have been in a long time. ... (6 replies)
... Thanks so much for posting this topic. I've been thinking about this lately. I used to be so much sharper and smarter and quicker. Now I feel dumber than a box of rocks at times. I can't think like I used to. ... (6 replies)
... Interesting responses! The most unnerving side effect IS the loss of clarity for me. When I'm pressured to think quick at school, my mind gets confused and the answers aren't there. ... (6 replies)
... and xanax which we are weaning off of. He was put on Lamictal and Wellbutrin back in Feb. Before that he was on zyprexa, abilify, xanax and maybe something else I'm not sure. His doc took him off the zyprexa and added the wellbutrin and lamictal. Then all hell broke loose. ... (13 replies)
... I take Adderal along with my BP drugs and it helps me to focus alot better. Is focus your problem? ... (6 replies)
... glad that worry is removed from your shoulders! also hope reduction in lamictal doesn't throw you out. maybe pdoc could add in something to boost it? ... (39 replies)
... Started with 100mg for first 3 years, but increased to 300mg per day... 100mg in morning and 200mg night. ... (3 replies)
... seaturtle, how are you doing? did tell pdoc this morning about cutting but haven't heard back from him yet! like a small child am almost afraid of what he'll say even though i know that he'll be kind about it (i hope!). increased lamictal to 325 today and abilify to three times/day yesterday which did help but not at three o clock in the morning. a cure all pill would be... (39 replies)
... NO i don't split the dose of lamictal but effect improved when i added abilify. ... (39 replies)
... I am having tremor, dropping things, some incoordination, ataxia. She said Lamictal probably is the culprit, so I'm going to try reducing it. I hope I can, because without Lamictal, well, I don't function well. ... (39 replies)
... I have been on Lamictal for a few years. ... (7 replies)
... Yes, that dx can come up and hit you in the face. ... (36 replies)
... My husband takes Lamictal and Lexapro. One thing his doctor said that could be causing his memory loss and confusion is temporal seizures. He said that they are common in people who have bipolar and you don't even know you are having one. Another thing is stress. ... (13 replies)
... I don't have a problem with memory loss, but I have a photographic memory and it may have gone down a few notches. ... (39 replies)
... Huh, you just taught me something. I wondered why I feel so crummy in the evening and morning before I take my meds. ... (39 replies)

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