LAMICTAL: FDA Approved Drugs and User Comments

User Comments:

For Bipolar Disorder “I was extremely edgy, Irritable, Depressed, constant thoughts of suicide and extreme fatigue. I was diagnosed with Depression, anxiety and Bi-polar disorder II. I started with 25Mg at night before sleep. Before taking Lamatical my dreams were insane I was constantly running from a person in all my dreams. It would cause distress waking up scared. As soon as I started it my dreams were no longer me running from anything rather just normal things I struggle with in my daily life family friends or issues I’m having. I haven’t had a running dream since! 2 years later I take 300Mg. I am nowhere near perfect but my brain is no longer foggy. I don’t cry for no reason at all like I used too. I’m just happy I made the decision to seek help. Make sure to keep a positive mind set even with set backs life is a struggle but it takes a clear mind to see the big picture! Last but not least keep your faith “

Badashhh March 9, 2018

For Bipolar Disorder “I was diagnosed with Bipolar 2 disorder last year. For one year I felt like a guinea pig, taking different medications, increasing & decreasing them. I felt like I would never feel better. My doctor started me on Lamictal after a really bad episode & it worked within two weeks. I am on Lamictal 50 mg a day & zoloft 100mg a day. I feel like a new person. I do not cycle all of the time now & only cry when it’s actually something sad to cry about & not all of the time. My anxiety is next to nothing anymore. This medication has been a life saver for me. I am so thankful that my doctor placed me on it even though I was ready to give up.”

Christopher Robin February 20, 2018

For Schizoaffective Disorder “Works”

Damipono February 17, 2018

For Bipolar Disorder “On it for 5 years. Mild bipolar (moody). My significant other can tell when I don’t take this even a few days. It is a magic drug. I met 3 other women who I found out were on it for bipolar and said this is the one pill they cannot go without. I have been on 100mg for 5 years and it still works the same. Magic! No weight gain. No side effects at all! Just smooth sailing. My drs described it as such, “here is you without lamictal. *holds one palm high and the other low* lamictal will keep you right in the middle. No more ups and downs.” And it’s done exactly that. I don’t think I’ll ever go without this med, and there is no reason not to. It works for me, and for tons of others. Miracle drug.”

Iledahorsetowater (taken for 5 to 10 years) February 9, 2018

For Bipolar Disorder “I have been treated for what I thought was depression with anxiety since my twenties. At 60, I finally received a dx on the bipolar spectrum. Depakote is a dream, but I still had depressive symptoms (strong tendency to isolate). Because of headache, I have had to increase the dose of Lamictal extremely slowly (5mg to start, increasing by 5mg every 2-3 weeks as headaches abate), but it has made me more comfortable doing socially challenging things I want to do. Surprisingly, it also seems to be improving my circadian rhythm so I have been able to get to bed earlier.”

sf100 (taken for 1 to 6 months) February 7, 2018

For Bipolar Disorder “I spent a lot of time getting to a “therapeutic” dose of this medicine and it never helped me. I felt flat. I was always dizzy to the point I couldn’t drive or walk even sometimes. I was never diagnosed bipolar. Anxiety and depression but Dr said this could help me. It was definitely a waste of time and took weeks to come off also.”

Steph041808 (taken for 1 to 6 months) January 30, 2018

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