138 patient evaluations for Lamotrigine

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Itsalwayssomething
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Itsalwayssomething
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 57
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 OCD (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 OCD (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
53 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: 59y
  • Duration: 8 yrs
PRO survey: PRO 3
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
0 seizures
11 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

  • 0 helpful marks
FibroMom63
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FibroMom63
Gender: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Pain: Some
Fatigue: All
Sleep: Most
Stiffness: All
function: None
external_stress: Some
Stickman: most
Description:F52y
FM:13y Dx
CFS:24y 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.

  • 0 helpful marks
neuroplasticity
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neuroplasticity
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 56y
  • Duration: 43 yrs
PRO survey: PRO 3
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Mild
Surgery type: Selective Amygdalohippocampectomy, Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS), Extratemporal Resection
0 seizures
192 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)

  • 0 helpful marks
Synnamin Gurl
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Synnamin Gurl
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 37
Condition: Diabetes Type 1 8 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Moderate
I am: b
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. :)

  • 0 helpful marks
Helix
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Helix
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 0
Mania: 0
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 0
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Low
34 F
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: vb
I have:
Bipolar Disorder

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Sep 12, 2012 (Started Sep 05, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Bipolar Disorder)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
penny62
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penny62
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 54y
  • Duration: ? yrs
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
0 seizures
206 weeks ago
I am: b
I have:
Epilepsy

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Jul 31, 2012 (Started Jan 03, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Epilepsy)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 75 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
klmichael
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klmichael
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: b
I have:
MS

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Jul 10, 2012 (Started Apr 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Muscle and joint pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Neuro pain, both elbows)
  • side effects
    Severe (Swelling in legs, feet and ankles)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 27, 2012 (Started Apr 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Neuro pain, both elbows)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Muscle and joint pain)
  • side effects
    Moderate (Swelling in legs, feet and ankles)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
Polar B
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Polar B
Gender: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Depression: 1
Mania: 0
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 0
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Low
50 F
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: g
I have:
Bipolar I

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Jun 30, 2012 (Started May 07, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Bipolar Disorder)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

May 7, 2010 (Started May 07, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Bipolar Disorder)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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