138 patient evaluations for Lamotrigine

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Carebear84
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Carebear84
Gender: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Depression: 3
Mania: 1
Emotional: 4
Anxiety: 3
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Overwhelming
33 F
Function: Low
Distress: Moderate
I am: vg
I have:
bipolar II disorder

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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

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Milusita
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Milusita
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Little
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: Some
Stiffness: Little
function: Some
external_stress: Some
Stickman: some
Description:F31y
FM:9y Dx
I am: n
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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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.

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psyclops
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psyclops
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 1
Mania: 0
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 2
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Overwhelming
56 F
Function: Moderate
Distress: Low
I am: b
I have:
Bipolar II

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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
moogie16
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moogie16
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: b
I have:
MS

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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

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Itsalwayssomething
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Itsalwayssomething
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 58
Condition: Chronic Pain Syndrome 22 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Mild
I am: n
I have:
Chronic Pain Syndrome

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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: 200 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
happyhypo
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happyhypo
Gender: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 0
Mania: 1
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Moderate
54 M
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: g
I have:
Bipolar I

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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
Rebelor
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Rebelor
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 60y
  • Duration: 9 yrs
PRO survey: PRO 3
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
1 seizure
10 weeks ago
I am: b
I have:
epilepsy

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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

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FibroMom63
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FibroMom63
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Some
Fatigue: All
Sleep: Most
Stiffness: All
function: None
external_stress: Some
Stickman: most
Description:F53y
FM:14y Dx
CFS:25y Dx
I am: n
I have:
fibromyalgia

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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.

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neuroplasticity
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neuroplasticity
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 57y
  • Duration: 44 yrs
PRO survey: PRO 3
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Mild
Surgery type: Selective Amygdalohippocampectomy, Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS), Extratemporal Resection
0 seizures
238 weeks ago
I am: g
I have:
Epilepsy

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Nov 29, 2012 (Started Mar 07, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Mental confusion, Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: Mental confusion, Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence)

Jul 7, 2011 (Started Mar 07, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Mental confusion, Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: Mental confusion, Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence)

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Synnamin Gurl
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Synnamin Gurl
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 39
Condition: Diabetes Type 1 10 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Moderate
I am: n
I have:
Diabetes Type 1

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Oct 2, 2012 (Started Jul 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Mood swings)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for social anxiety disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Shakiness, Sudden complete dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I am very pleased with the overall results I have had since starting this medication. I had terrible mood swings, they were emotionally draining and damaging to myself and my family. After three weeks of treatment, we began to notice a significant lessening of the frequency of my mood swings. Now I find it much easier to remain clear-headed and level. I still have my bad days, but they are not regular now, they're just the odd bad day. :)

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