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    Condition: Bipolar Depression
    4/6/2015 5:10:30 AM

    Reviewer: frogbrain22695, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    When I was first put on this medication I went immediately into hypomania. When I crashed afterward it was very difficult, because I had begun to hope that this was my new "normal". It has not eliminated my symptoms. However, in conjunction with other medications it has mitigated them somewhat. I have not gone into full blown mania since I've been on it, only hypomania twice. No ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Bipolar Depression
    4/2/2015 11:51:17 AM

    Reviewer: bxxp63, 55-64 Male 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 used lemictal in conjunction for about 6 years, recently added abilify and celexa. the combination of the 3 have been outstanding. need to start with a low dose and work its way up.

    Condition: Bipolar Depression
    2/20/2015 12:06:36 AM

    Reviewer: mldseeker, 55-64 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:
    By the second week it lifted my depression better than any other medication. It was added to effexor. After three months I increased the dosage to help boost my energy again. It helped. It is a work in progress. There were no side effects. I will never be where I want to be but I am happier with this.

    Condition: Bipolar Depression
    2/15/2015 11:56:02 AM

    Reviewer: sperkins, 25-34 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:
    This drug saved and changed my life. It helped regulate and control my moods for a more manageable lifetsyle. I will always experience mood swings but they are not controllable. Fortunately, I did not experience any side effects.

    Condition: Bipolar Depression
    1/25/2015 3:51:03 PM

    Reviewer: 35-44 Male 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:
    Lamictal is great for using in conjunction with other forms of antidepressants. Some SSRIs/SNRIs give you too much energy and actually make your urges more difficult to tolerate. If you take this as a stand alone for mood disorders then you will be disappointed. It is the safest alternative to any other mood disorder drug. Sad to hear other people's issues while taking Lamictal.

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