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Condition: Bipolar Depression
1/7/2008 5:52:45 PM

Reviewer: dee dee h., 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:
less mode swings seem mor tired thow may be should i take them at night insted of day due to sleepness

Condition: Bipolar Depression
1/6/2008 10:01:04 PM

Reviewer: 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:
This medication has been a life-saver. My biggest problems was impulsive feelings and actions such as aggression towards loved ones and inability to focus on work. Now i would say that 80% of the time i am able to remain calm and collected(except when premenstrual). My concentration and performance on the job has greatly improved. I've noticed absolutely no negative side effects and wouldn ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Bipolar Depression
1/6/2008 8:28:30 AM

Reviewer: 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:
I had been diagnosed w/ Major Depressive D/o for many yrs and had been on many different antidepressants that never worked. Finally, the Drs started trying on different mood stabilizers since my 12 yr old daughter was diagnosed bipolar at age 8. This is the the first medication that has really made a difference and I'm just finishing my starter pack. It had the same effect on my daughter a few ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Bipolar Depression
1/4/2008 3:57:32 PM

Reviewer:

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
it causes weakness n dizziness

Condition: Bipolar Depression
1/4/2008 2:21:22 PM

Reviewer: 55 Year Old with Long History of Depression and Bulemia, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been taking Lamictal for 9-10 years @ 100mg 2 x a day. For the first 3-6 years it worked very well. After that it stopped working for me. Currently, I am coming off the medication. The most obvious withdrawal issue has been debilitating exhaustion. It was stimulating for me in the years that it worked. My doctor said the exhaustion/stimulation is not a common effect. I think the exha ... Show Full Comment

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