139 patient evaluations for Lamotrigine

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Mar 1, 2009 (Started Feb 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 1, 2009 (Started Apr 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (nausea, tremor in hands, weight gain, headaches, forgetfulness, forgetting words)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I'm in the midst of finding a better Psychiatrist, so the last 2 months regular Dr. has been perscribing the meds as noted. Once I go back to a psychiatrist I will have him replace the Lamictal
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: tremor in hands, forgetting words, nausea, headaches, weight gain, forgetfulness

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 9, 2009 (Started Apr 07, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 19, 2009 (Started Jan 03, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: weight gain

  • 0 helpful marks

May 5, 2009 (Started Jan 25, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It is not effective for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) over the long term. My Psychiatrist agrees and is placing me on Depakote at our next meeting, as he is waiting for the blood panels to come back first.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 6, 2009 (Started Jan 25, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I'm sure it does something, but what it is is unclear to me at this writing.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 27, 2009 (Started Jan 14, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Side effects: I forgot I keep falling and bang my self up fairly bad, like cuts and bruises especially on my legs and arms I feel humiliated!, falls, easily angry, itching, nightmares, dizziness, headaches, dizziness, headaches

Feb 17, 2009 (Started Jan 14, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dizziness, headaches)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: no real comment at this time
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: I forgot I keep falling and bang my self up fairly bad, like cuts and bruises especially on my legs and arms I feel humiliated!, falls, easily angry, itching, nightmares, dizziness, headaches, dizziness, headaches

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 29, 2009 (Started Mar 12, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 175 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 21, 2009 (Started Jul 16, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 23, 2009 (Started Jun 08, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dizziness, problems concentrating)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Side effects: problems concentrating, dizziness

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 18, 2009 (Started May 22, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for mood swings)
  • Side effects
    Mild (insomnia, word fishing, acne breakout, difficulty staying asleep)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: difficulty staying asleep, acne breakout, word fishing, insomnia

  • 0 helpful marks
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