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Condition: Bipolar Depression
8/28/2012 5:38:51 AM

Reviewer: er41109, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Lamictal has kept me at a consistent mood. It helped my lengthen the time between my mood swings. I've been taking it now for almost 8 months months. I had stopped it for about two months, but was taken off of it to be on another medication trial then was put back on it right after. It helps control the mania, but it doesn't stop it. I recommend Lamictal to anyone suffering with Bipolar Di ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Bipolar Depression
8/14/2012 5:28:17 PM

Reviewer: jrtaylor001, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I've ben on lamotrigine for about 90 days now and have alot of the listed side effects, nausea, sleeplessness, etc, oh and wicked constapation, but the treatment seems to work. I am still in a depressive mood most of the time but not outbursting or screaming at anyone, insomnea and tiredness and alittle weight gain, 5 lbs

Condition: Bipolar Depression
3/21/2012 6:46:56 PM

Reviewer: bri-lisa, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
WAS GIVEN TO ME FOR SLEEP IT ACTUALLY DEPRIVED ME OF SLEEP MADE ME HAVE GODZILLA SIZED MOOD SWINGS ANGER TO CRYING AND PUT ME IN A MANIC STATE THE ENTIRE TIME I TOOK IT (2 WEEKS) BEGGED DOCTOR TO TAKE ME OFF AND GIVE ME SOMETHING ELSE.

Condition: Bipolar Depression
9/20/2011 1:58:07 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been taking this drug 100mg for almost a year. My drpression and panci attack seems under controll, but I do gain some weight, and feld sleepy in day time, can't sleep at night, need sleep aid help me to sleep. lock of energy.

Condition: Bipolar Depression
4/24/2011 3:39:44 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I've been taking the Lamictal ODT Oral 200mg now for five months and have noticed a great difference on it. With just starting with the titration of 25 to 50 to 100. The first week I noticed that I still had symptoms of insomnia, suicidal thoughts, rapid thoughts and voices, along with things not really being there. These symptoms became mild that I was about to feel much better than I had bee ... Show Full Comment

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