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Condition: Bipolar Depression
1/3/2008 3:26:22 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
It's the first medicine that I was placed on and my doctor was shocked that it worked so well,he said that under normal circamstances it was several tries before an effective drug was found.

Condition: Bipolar Depression
12/31/2007 4:44:31 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I recently started using Lamictal and I like it. This is my first medication related to my bipolar disorder though. It does make me sleep more and I am way more clumsy than usual, but other than that it works wonderfully. I now notice when I start to over react and/or start to snap at people and can work my way through it without being stubborn (most of the time). Then again everyone is differ ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Bipolar Depression
12/31/2007 12:24:35 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
this has definitely leveled out my mood swings. I am more effective at rationalizing a situation and therefore I am more calm and realistic. I take this drug in combination with Effexor which has been an excellent combination.

Condition: Bipolar Depression
12/29/2007 3:31:23 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I really haven't noticed any difference with this drug.

Condition: Bipolar Depression
12/28/2007 3:09:08 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
this medication made me feel dead inside. the use of the drug caused my monthly periods to become highly irregular.i highly suggest trying other treatments before using Lamictal if possible.

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