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... Mine took about 4weeks to work at its full potential. But I love it! My doctor said he was going to "lamictify" me, which is lamictal and abllify. I was put on both of them so I can't be sure, but I think the lamictal was the one that really decreased the mood swings. ... (4 replies)
... I had an increase in Lamictal three weeks ago because of awful depression and hypomanic episodes, agitation, anger. ... (4 replies)
... I just started Lamictal two weeks ago and I'm anxious for a change. My pdoc said it could take up to eight weeks for the Lamictal to work. For those on Lamictal, how long before you felt it's effects? ... (2 replies)

... How long does it take to work? ... (5 replies)
... My boyfriend has been on countless medications throughout his entire life, most recent one was Lamictal. He started to develop a skin rash so the doctor took him off. My boyfriend said that for temporary relief of depression yoga classes seemed to help him somewhat. ... (21 replies)
... The Lamictal does get me somewhat agitated sometimes, but I prefer that to the awful black hol of hte depression. ... (12 replies)
... so was taken down to 50. ... (4 replies)
... past 3 months. I have been on 200 mg for the past week, and haven't noticed any differnce in my mood. I am still very depressed and unmotivated, finding it hard to look for work, and even getting out of bed in the morning is a struggle. ... (2 replies)
... I haven't been here in a while but things are starting to improve for me. I found a new psychiatrist that I really like, and my meds seem to be kicking in. ... (0 replies)
... I am certainly no expert. I have been on lamictal first, then added lithium. I can't remember how long it took for it to work, but it wasn't a horribly long time. I have only been on a couple of months I think. I haven't noticed any side effects, but yes stay hydrated. ... (5 replies)
... As for your question about how long it takes to become stable, it varies from person to person. What complicates this is the fact that meds work differently for everyone. What works well for one person may not work well for another. ... (4 replies)
Feb 20, 2007
... Probably the worst thing one can say about Lamictal is that it has to be introduced very slowly into the patient's body. It does take awhile to get up to a therapeutic dose and during that time, it is not uncommon to feel tired and edgy. But it is a wonderful medication that most people do very well on. ... (10 replies)
... Tom how long have you had BP and what type? ... (34 replies)
... have no idea how long it should take because all of the millions of others i have taken have not worked for me. it seems i am very med resistant. ... (15 replies)
... No, I am happy to answer any question you might have, if I can. You know this is one family's experience... ... (40 replies)
... awareness and understanding of who you are, and how you got to the point where you now find yourself. This in and of itself is quite unusual! ... (1 replies)
Lamictal anyone?
Nov 30, 2004
... D . I don't remember how long it took to kick in but once it does it seems to work very well at keeping your mood swings to a minimum. ... (8 replies)
... Why did you stop the lithium the first time around and why have you started on it a second time. I stopped my lithium about 3 weeks ago and started lamictal 2 weeks ago and then 3days ago I was having terrible thoughts. They scared me. So my doctor has put me back on lithium. ... (6 replies)
Aug 23, 2010
... Can anyone tell me how long Lamictal takes to work once I reach the 200mg. I suffer from BP 1 and the depression just hangs on? ... (2 replies)
Dec 27, 2007
... Can anyone tell me how long lamictal takes to work once I reach the 200mg. I suffer from BP and the depression just hangs on? ... (4 replies)

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