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Condition: Bipolar Depression
9/29/2007 1:49:41 AM

Reviewer: JEclipse, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was recently prescribed Lamictal after a serious suicide attempt. It has, I do believe, helped stabilize my moods significantly and I feel like a different person. Side effects have been minimal; the most concerning was memory issues, but Deplin seems to have mitigated that. The only negative things about Lamictal is the need to ramp up slowly to prevent other side effects (rash).

Condition: Bipolar Depression
9/26/2007 11:22:57 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:

Condition: Bipolar Depression
9/25/2007 9:05:11 PM

Reviewer: therei8@aol.com, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
i dont lie in my bed constantly, im not obsessed with thoughts of suicide. i dont stay up all hours of the night and sleep late and just want to stay in bed all the time. im not so angry and dont cry all the time anymore. i dont think caffeine is good for bipolar disorder, it makes me nervous and manic feeling in my head if i drink very much of it!!

Condition: Bipolar Depression
9/25/2007 7:41:59 PM

Reviewer: bob, 55-64 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 have long term treatment resistant depression. The doc thinks, sometimes, I am slightly bi polar. Lately he says it's "mixed affective state" which essentially means they have no idea at all. I've been on this med for nearly 9 months and as I increase the dose I become more depressed and have constant nausea. As of today I am stopping this. My partner has been saying to d ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Bipolar Depression
9/24/2007 3:42:03 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Lamictal has made me feel so much better emotionally, but the side effects of muscle aches and pains has made it almost impossible for me to continue, certainly at what is supposed to be therapeutic levels.

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