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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Lamictal Starter (Blue) Kit Oral.

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Condition: Bipolar Depression
9/6/2011 9:46:55 PM

Reviewer: 13-18 Female

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This medication almost killed me! I went into spasms, no control over my body at time, blured vision, milgraines, rash, congestion, sweeled up my whole body, body stiffness to the point of imobility, and ultimatly almost died within a 72 hr window! This drug should be banned! Don't use it!

Condition: Bipolar Depression
1/5/2009 6:48:24 PM

Reviewer: bngr, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
i had side effects from this medicine that dr's wanted to call the flu,nuemonia and a sinus cold.i had rapid heart rate that went from 115 to 142 from just standing up not even taking a step.i was tired,very fatigued,i lost 42 lbs,but no loss of appetite,i could not write i was so shakey, i think my nervous system was damged in the process because ever since then i have been having a lot of pr ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Bipolar Depression
12/12/2008 8:19:17 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Placed on Lamictal for treatment of symptoms of Bipolar, and did see some changes, mainly in aggressive behavioral and quick to react to threatening situations. Insurance suggested a generic, and the first time I took the generic I started loosening my balance, dizziness and degrading concentration. Symptoms repeated the next day as I was asked to again see if I was reacting to the generic. Return ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Bipolar Depression
10/22/2008 3:58:40 PM

Reviewer: alwyzchrm, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This medicine put me in the hospital. I was unable to get control of my legs, couldnt walk or stand. I was so dizzy that it made me vomit. The blurred vision was the last side effect to go away. Be careful w/ this medicine.

Condition: Bipolar Depression
5/29/2008 7:05:31 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I broke out in a rash and also became very congested.

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