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Condition: Bipolar Depression
3/19/2014 11:38:08 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
To begin with I don't think I have bipolar 2. I have Major Depressive Disorder aand generalized anxiety disorder. I think I was misdiagnosed with bipolar 2. Been on Lamictal for 13 yrs. It never helped my depression. Psych is only now, at my insistance titrating me off the Lamictal 200mg. down to zero. I need to try something else. I also take Effexor. Did anyone find that Lamictal ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Bipolar Depression
3/3/2014 10:04:22 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been on 250 mg for 9 years I love it now I also take Tompax which is now to treat BP I once said I WILL NEVER GO OFF Lam as I call it but we are BP and nothing is forever I we will always have ups and downs but for nine years its worked. i have worked 13 years at the same job married and have a son.I am also ADD

Condition: Bipolar Depression
2/21/2014 12:29:08 AM

Reviewer: Amberlou, 35-44 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:
I take lamictal in combination with other antidepressants as a mood stabilizer. It has really helped with my crying spells and losing my temper for no reason. I was scared about side effects, so my doctor started me on a low dose and then increased it after a couple of weeks. I didn't notice any side effects. I just make sure my other doctors know I am taking it because it interacts with so ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Bipolar Depression
2/15/2014 7:26:14 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
In the beginning of taken lamitcal I was very sensitive to noise for the first two hrs. It now works very well. I now don't flip out for any little thing and the depression has gotten better. My mind stop racing and I don't cry for just any lil thing.I feel good about myself again. I say if u doctor Prescribes It to u give it a chañce. Good luck

Condition: Bipolar Depression
2/13/2014 8:35:39 AM

Reviewer: sparkle, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
lamictal is great for depression and bipolar disorder ! My kid has been on so many meds and then finely found lamictal it works great!the only side affect she has had is seeing shadows but it has went Away after taking it for awhile !we have spent 8 yrs and finely found lamictal !It is worth a try!

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