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Condition: Bipolar Depression
4/8/2014 3:53:43 PM

Reviewer: 2much!, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I feel like I have rapid cycling bipolar. One minute I'm okay and the next I wanna pop someone HARD. My hands, feet, legs are swollen since going up to 50mg. I've gained about 13 pounds in 1 week. I eat salad and ice cream :) My legs itch but no rash yet....some red skin splotches, my throat hurts, my ears hurt....I'm asthmatic and have terrible allergies though. I still cry alot for n ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Bipolar Depression
4/6/2014 11:17:59 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
It wasn't until my mid forties that I was diagnosed with bipolar depression, following a major nervous breakdown due to family problems. I was placed on Wellbutrin first, and it improved my mood and energy level. However, I was still irritable, explosive, quick to anger and intolerant. My doctor put me on 25 mg of Lamictal, and I felt different immediately. I felt more centered, patient, ca ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Bipolar Depression
3/30/2014 1:41:59 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have had many side effects such as feeling sick to stomach, sometimes vomiting, dizziness, itching, , feeling as if drunk, headaches, and then if I don't eat prior to taking: vision problems, coordination problems, angry, frustrated,

Condition: Bipolar Depression
3/27/2014 6:41:18 PM

Reviewer: Marie, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:

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

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