140 patient evaluations for Lamotrigine

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Nov 15, 2015 (Started Dec 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for bipolar rapid cycling)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for bipolar I disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 125 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly

Mar 25, 2011 (Started Dec 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar rapid cycling)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 125 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 25, 2010 (Started Dec 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar rapid cycling)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This medicine really has helped my mood disorder. I stay fairly even most of the time. Start this medication at a VERY low dose and titrate up slowly maybe raising the dosage only every two weeks. This helped me to adjust easily and my current dosage is perfect so far but as we know everything is subject to change any day. lol. I feel almost normal again.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Aug 4, 2015 (Started Mar 15, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (rashes (redness, swelling))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 8, 2015 (Started Oct 15, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar II disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 350 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 8, 2013 (Started Oct 15, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar II disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 4, 2014 (Started Aug 07, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for emotional stability)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for self injury or harm)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for self harm thoughts or urges)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for uncontrollable anger)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for impulsive rage)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for anxiety and frustration)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Stop taking it because I combinated qith topiramate and quetiapin and ibuprofen and metamizol because I felt a disforia and wanted to slleep and not to harm muself and combinated the medication, I provoqued myself an medicine intoc¡xication severe so unti now I am not takin the drug until I am completeley recovered from my Severe Atopic dermattitis.

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 18, 2013 (Started May 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for bipolar II disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: none
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 18, 2013 (Started May 28, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for nonepileptic seizures)
  • Side effects
    Mild (constipation)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Taking it lifts the depression cloud.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2013 (Started Feb 01, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for not caring if i live or die)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for obsessive-compulsive disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Consider all the drugs you are taking, total them up, then research "Seratonin Syndrome" if things change SUDDENLY (overnight). For a year, I've been trying to figure out what happened. Thought I might have had a stroke.

Jun 30, 2012 (Started Feb 01, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for obsessive-compulsive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for not caring if i live or die)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 15, 2013 (Started Jan 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for bipolar I disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 7, 2013 (Started Jun 25, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Mild (nervousness, constipation, memory and cognition problems)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: nervousness, constipation

Dec 5, 2010 (Started Jun 25, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Mild (nervousness, constipation, memory and cognition problems)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: nervousness, constipation

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 15, 2013 (Started Jul 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: I stopped taking Lamictal a long time ago. It had no apparent effect on my bipolar disorder.

  • 0 helpful marks
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