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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Lamictal Oral.

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Condition: Bipolar Depression
10/17/2014 10:49:26 PM

Reviewer: pennylaine, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have only been on Lamictal for 4 days now. I'm also on Cymbalta 60mgs, Xanax .5mgs at night to help my mind stop racing so I can sleep, and Adderall 20mgs 2x a day. Also prescribed Trazadone if I feel like I need it but I hate taking it. Anyway, back to Lamictal, my psych instructed me to take 25mgs 1x daily for 2 weeks. This is day 4 and it seems like it is making me more depressed and just ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Bipolar Depression
10/16/2014 4:37:07 PM

Reviewer: Female

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I was switched to this from Seroquel which I hated made me a zombie and causes serious weight gain , I havn't been on lamictal for long but I already feel more alive and happy , and plus I have lost a good bit of weight , which is great

Condition: Bipolar Depression
9/25/2014 12:11:06 AM

Reviewer: LikeCaillou, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Has helped me a ton with my mood. I don't go through any of the side effects other than drowsiness. 10/10, would recommend a professional opinion before starting.

Condition: Bipolar Depression
9/23/2014 2:28:53 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Male (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
At first the neck pain wasn't that easy to handle, but with time it was gone. This drug is amazing 4 bipolar.

Condition: Bipolar Depression
9/13/2014 9:38:15 AM

Reviewer: Shiarvie, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Double vision.

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