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is lamictal an antipsychotic

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
54 years experience in Psychiatry
Depression, Anxiety: I understand your discomfort. Thank you for informing about insomnia and use of Concerta which can cause insomnia, Mania and emotional lability. See P ... Read More

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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
30 years experience in Psychiatry
Tried Lithium?: It’s a hard disorder to treat, Lithium is effective so is Lamictal. Antidepressants use is tricky since it may push you in to mania. If the above two ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adler
48 years experience in Psychiatry
Antipsychotics: These are powerful medications that can be very effective. They also can have significant side effects. They should be monitored closely.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Phenothiazine: Is a neuroleptic.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Roosth
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
Newer v. Older: Older antipsychotics include drugs like haldol, thorazine, Mellaril and navane. Newer agents include risperal, zyprexa, seroquel and geodon (ziprasid ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Erik Messamore
23 years experience in Psychiatry
Enormous variability: Whether an antipsychotic medication is felt to be activating or sedating depends A LOT on the individual patient. It is quite hard to predict who will ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience in Psychiatry
No: They alter the levels of serotonin and Dopamine in various parts of the brain but there's no actual rewiring involved.
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
30 years experience in Psychiatry
He may: Any physician is authorized to prescribe antipsychotics however gps prefer that you should be evaluated by a psychiatrist first if there is a need for ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience in Gastroenterology
No: It's an anti-emetic (nausea).
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tanya Anderson
27 years experience in Child Psychiatry
Possible: While most people stop their medications without problems or side effects, sometimes withdrawal effects can occur if the medication is stopped too abr ... Read More
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