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La Porte, IN
A 31-year-old female asked:

Hyper/unfocused on lamictal. 2 mds say not bipolar, this one says yes. what if someone takes these meds and isn't bipolar? don't want to switch mds.

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Dr. Traci Seidman
Clinical Psychology 31 years experience
Tell your Doc: At the end of the day your Doc relies on you to report side effects/effectiveness of meds. If you don't feel right on a medication you tell him/her and they should respond and try something different. You are a consumer and your Doc should be listening. If any of your Docs are not listening then I say maybe you should consider a switch.
Dr. John Rhoades
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Another opinion: I assume you have been seen by Psychiatry---if not then make an apt for this

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Last updated Jul 18, 2016

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