Lamotrigine

About Lamotrigine (Prescription Drug)

Lamotrigine is an anticonvulsant that is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat seizures in adults and children who are at least 2 years old. Lamotrigine is also used as maintenance treatment for bipolar I disorder.

Learn more about Lamotrigine in our Lamotrigine Community Report.

mountainlion's Lamotrigine History (Ongoing)
200 mg Daily Dec 01, 2003 - Last Update

mountainlion's Lamotrigine is for…

  • bipolar disorder

mountainlion's side effects of Lamotrigine…

  • fatigue Dec 1, 2003
  • drowsiness Dec 1, 2003

Evaluations


Apr 27, 2012

Dosage
200 mg Daily
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (fatigue, drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips
Lamotrigine helps to "settle things down". I was extremely rapid cycling and that stopped with this drug.
Cost
< $25 monthly