139 patient evaluations for Lamotrigine

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May 22, 2016 (Started Nov 07, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for bipolar II disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 19, 2016 (Started Jan 08, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for bipolar disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for borderline personality disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Stay on top of getting it adjusted when it does not seem to be working.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 10, 2016 (Started Oct 25, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for borderline personality disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 30, 2016 (Started Jul 01, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for epilepsy)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Treat side effects of another treatment)
  • Side effects
    Severe (lethargy, memory and cognition problems, rashes (redness, swelling), suicide attempt)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Twice daily
Advice & Tips: Make depression worse, and a rash.

Jan 3, 2016 (Started Jul 01, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for epilepsy)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Treat side effects of another treatment)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (lethargy, memory and cognition problems, rashes (redness, swelling), suicide attempt)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Twice daily
Advice & Tips: This will destroy your memory and leave you feeling tired all the time. 

Apr 13, 2015 (Started Jul 01, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for epilepsy)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Treat side effects of another treatment)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (lethargy, memory and cognition problems, rashes (redness, swelling), suicide attempt)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Twice daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 18, 2017 (Started Jul 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar II disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Don't go off without talking to doctor. I came out of the fog after starting this medication.

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 15, 2016 (Started May 05, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for seizures)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

May 9, 2017 (Started Mar 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar rapid cycling)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily

Dec 4, 2010 (Started Mar 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar rapid cycling)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

May 20, 2017 (Started Dec 23, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for epilepsy)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for seizures)
  • Side effects
    Severe (loss of balance)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Twice daily
Advice & Tips: I could barely walk when my dose got up to 2 tablets twice a day.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Feb 5, 2017 (Started Dec 23, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for epilepsy)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for seizures)
  • Side effects
    Severe (loss of balance)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Twice daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 30, 2017 (Started Feb 15, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar mixed episodes)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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