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I Take Lamictal

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    I've been taking 25mg of Lamictal

    for almost a month now and it's working really good from what I can tell,At first my moods were all over the place since that was the first type of medication I had been on,I still have nightmares when I sleep and I had been on Prozac about a week ago but that gave me a headache...
    RyanBlake87 RyanBlake87 26-30, T Jul 8, 2014

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    So Far So Good.

    I have been taking for about a year. So far it has been working well which is very good for me. I have read some horror stories and many that I have read have been at dosages of 200mg or more. Today the dosage was raised so I am a little nervous right now. I know it should...
    jlocke87 jlocke87 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 23, 2013

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    RELIEF At Last For Bi-polar/depression

    I take lamictal for my mood disorder.  It made a huge difference in my life.  It is the difference in getting up and the morning - like normal people - without a horrible struggle and sleeping until 12:00 noon - even though I was suppose to work - but just couldnt get...
    PDTexas PDTexas 41-45 4 Responses Sep 7, 2008

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    One of the best mood stabilizers

    for bipolar disorder! Weight neutral and no negative side effects.
    thenymphomanic thenymphomanic 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 26, 2014

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    I've been on lamictal

    since about September. Although it has made me "stable" I also have felt a lot of side effects. When I first began taking it I was lethargic, lazy and always had headaches. I got up to 200mg. I recently started tapering off it because I felt like the side effects, including...
    manicvelvet manicvelvet 26-30, F May 21, 2014

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    I Like Lamictal A Lot

    this medication is the **** it got away o my HPPD which causes hallucinations that bother!
    mikeogk mikeogk 18-21 May 9, 2012

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    Nearly three years ago I fell into a major

    depression. I was in my first year of university and living alone in a new city. I was initially put onto Cipralex 25mg and when that did not work I was put onto Lamictin in conjunction with the Cipralex. I started on 75mg then built up to 100mg. 6 months later I was diagnosed...
    Arabella21 Arabella21 22-25 Mar 11, 2014

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    Lamictal For Bipolar While Pregnant/Nursing

    I was diagnosed with bipolar right before this pregnancy (good timing, right?). The only medication I'd tried before that was Symbyax, which didn't seem to help at all and may have made things worse. Its hard to tell because I was in a crazy spiral at the time, and my anxiety and...
    CrazinessAnonymous CrazinessAnonymous 26-30, F Aug 16, 2012

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    My husband takes me to the barbershop every six weeks for a hair cut, and neck shave. He likes me in short so now I have to keep it short, Do other women get there hair cut in a...
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    Please someone take me away and keep me as there sissy baby
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