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Condition: Bipolar Depression
4/2/2008 12:39:00 PM

Reviewer: bipolar, 65-74 Female (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This is a warning--if you have headaches-PLEASE contact your doctor immediatly. What they aren't reporting are the deaths from this drug. Rashes from taking this drug can be fatal --and once they start they will continue. If you are taking it--do some research--never take anything you don't check out first. Being Bipolar is very difficult to deal with--being dead is forever. Please check w ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Bipolar Depression
3/27/2008 11:35:35 AM

Reviewer: 7-12 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
9 year old son was on for about 4 weeks - woke up completly swallen with purple tint to his skin covered with a rash head to toe. very scary he was in hospital and sick in bed high fever for almost 2 weeks they belive the begining of steven johnson ... think before you take this med - any sighn of skin irration stop it and get check i could've lost my son

Condition: Bipolar Depression
3/26/2008 2:26:11 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
It seems to be working okay. Does anyone else get chest pain and heart racing for about 30 minutes after taking it? It doesn't last long but does occur

Condition: Bipolar Depression
3/22/2008 5:04:14 AM

Reviewer: Bonnielove, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Treatment very helpful. No side effects just need to start at a low dose. Lithium/seraquil made me a Mess!Very little mood swings & depression except when premenstral. 400mg a day. Expensive but so is everything else in life. Going Generic within the year.Stop sign shape difficult to swallow.Found Long term Effectivness increased with proper diet,excercise & sleep.Counseling is also key, ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Bipolar Depression
3/20/2008 5:32:13 PM

Reviewer: JordynsMommy1024, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
After years of being up and down, I finally went to my doctor. they put me on Paxil first. The side effects were not working for me, so they switched me to Lexapro 20 mg and Lamictal 100 mg once a day. I LOVE IT!! I am no longer moody and angry. I dont yell at my daughter, I have TONS more patience with her. She is the reason I finally got help. I am COMPLETELY happy with this medicine combi ... Show Full Comment

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