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lamotrigine medication

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Frank
21 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: This can be an effective medication for bipolar disorder either alone or in combination with other medications and is one of the safer medications to ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Lamictal: Very effective for mood stabilization, as long as tolerated well & you don't develop a rash, although rare.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Ellis
41 years experience Family Medicine
Behavioral health: Medications like lamotrigine are not prescribed through this service because it is very important for you to have regular follow up by your behavioral ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Prescription: You posted this on the Free Public Health Education site for HealthTap where we do not diagnosis, treat or refer. However, as indicated by Dr. Ellis, ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Please let your: doctor know. Sometimes antidepressants can trigger mania or hypomania. The lamictal may or may not be able to prevent that. The lamictal dose can be ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aylwin david Nathaniel
Specializes in General Practice
Evaluation: The Doctor who prescribed the meds would have taken all of that into account. The best person to discuss these issues is the Dr who prescribed the med ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Better not: Would increase the risk of developing hypertension (high blood pressure), you are already on high dose of the other two drugs, good that you asked, a ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Drug levels: Monitoring blood levels becomes important at times for diffdrent reasons, one is to avoid toxicity of any drug, more for lamotrigine is to monitor ta ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Austina Cho
25 years experience Psychiatry
Dextramethorphan: There have been reports of some people developing serotonin syndrome w/ otc cough meds that contain dextramethorphan ; ssris like paxil (paroxetine). ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sherry Broadwell
22 years experience Clinical Psychology
Maybe not more meds?: Hi Jeta, You should consult your prescriber for additional options. Psychotherapy is very effective for managing anxiety by helping you examine worris ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Hard to know.: The effects of medications during pregnancy are possibilities, not guarantees. Stopping the medication right away, in coordination with the prescribi ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Can use this: Without knowing which meds specically I can not give an opinion. However, can use drugs.com to check the meds https://www.drugs.com/drug_interactions ... Read More

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