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Condition: Bipolar Depression
10/12/2007 4:08:35 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: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been on Lamictal for about 6 months, and have noticed a big difference in my moods, etc. I am currently taking 300mg to sleep better, as well as 50mg of Zoloft to make whatever depressive episodes, or excess stress, less strong. The only downside I've noticed is that I feel fatigued during the day. Overall, I am grateful for finally finding something that works!

Condition: Bipolar Depression
10/10/2007 8:38:19 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
This medicine makes me very sleepy and down. I take it before bedtime and by mid morning of the next day i am so sleepy and down i can not function. Is that common?

Condition: Bipolar Depression
10/9/2007 11:19:31 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I used to have a cocktail of pills between depakote and prozac - with regular blood tests/monitoring and horrible side effects. I've been extremely happy with the reduction in the quantity of my daily pill-popping and noticed a big difference switching to Lamictal. My mood swings are slower and easier to manage which keeps me more balanced, while still feeling like I experience good moods and ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Bipolar Depression
10/9/2007 2:56:24 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Lamictal's efficacy over time definitely leaves much to be desired. I've been on it for 2 years and have had to gradually increase my dosage from 100mg to 400mg over the past year alone. When it comes to manic episodes, it works incredibly well. However, I've found that it does little to help with anxiety and has only a moderate ability to control depressive episodes.

Condition: Bipolar Depression
10/6/2007 3:07:39 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have only been taking this medication for about 3 months but have noticed a big change in the stability of my moods.

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