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Does Lamictal Help Depression
Taking 100 mg daily of lamictal for seizures, could it also help with mild depression or anxiety? Feel more resilient on it than before.
Include being down or sad most of the time, loss of interest/pleasure in usual activities, unintended increase or decrease in appetite/weight, sleeping more or less than usual, being agitated or lethargic, feeling worthless or inappropriately guilty or self critical, having difficulty concentrating or making decisions, & thinking of death & dying. Suicidal ...Read more
Prescr. For depression: 1, 5 cipram in morning, 0, 5 seroquel in evening (to help me sleep), 2x2 lamictal (to avoid future dep. Crisis) but i aint manic?
Need more info: If i understand your concern, you are taking a combo of citalopram (an antiderpressant); seroquel (an antipsychotic often used for either insomnia or as a mood-stabilizer); and Lamotrigine (a mood-stabilizer used for either acute depressive symptoms or long-term mood-stabilization). That combo is prescribed for both unipolar and bipolar depression. Ask the md to explain what he is treating you for. ...Read more
Doctor rxed me Lamictal for depression/panic. Take 40mg Prozac and 15mg of Valium. Very OCD and depressed on Prozac still. Not bipolar. Could it help?
Lamictal: Lamictal is not usually prescribed for depression alone, but it can be helpful for people with bipolar depression. For people who need it, Lamictal is usually well-tolerated. If you don't need it, it would expose you to possible side effects needlessly. For a description, see: http://tinyurl.Com/mqosmjf. ...Read more
Prevent mania: Prevent seizures, treat some pain syndromes. Hope this is helpfull ...Read more
Uses of Lamictal: Well... it would reduce one's chance of having a seizure :-) In addition to treating some types of seizure disorder, Lamictal can reduce the risk of depression arising in people with bipolar disorder. It can also be used as part of treatment for borderline personality disorder, or sometimes as part of treatment for obsessive compulsive disorder. ...Read more
Can adderral given 3 times a day 15 mg in addition to lamictal
and klonopin make someone with major depression mean, hostile and aggressive?
Side reactions?: I'm not quite sure what your problem is, but isn't it rather clear that the medications you are receiving are not really solving your problems? My guess is that your medication regimen is making you worse. You may want to see a board certified psychiatrist for this. If you were my patient, i could imagine first tapering and discontinuing those meds and seeing what you're like off of them. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My psychiatrist put me on first lamictal and now Trileptal for depression. Are these fda approved for depression?
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