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Tonawanda, NY
A 22-year-old female asked:

I was put on lamictal but am not too sure about it due to the side effects i've read. is this a good drug for a mood stabilizer?

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Dr. Stephen Southard
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
It is: This is a commonly used mood stabilizer. You are right, it does have many different side effects but for many people it is a life saver, whether it be related to help with mood issues or seizures. You should discuss with your prescribing physician your concerns. Open lines of communication are key to a healthy therapeutic relationship.
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