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Adderall XR vs. Lamictal for Depression

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Other Names: Lamotrigine   Lamictal XR
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Adderall is a brand name of amphetamine salts–based medication used for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and narcolepsy. It is a brand-name psychostimulant medication composed of racemic amphetamine aspartate monohydrate, racemic amphetamine sulf... Read more on Wikipedia
Lamotrigine, marketed in the US as Lamictal by GlaxoSmithKline, is an anticonvulsant drug used in the treatment of epilepsy and bipolar disorder. It is also used as an adjunct in treating depression, though this is considered off-label usage. Fo... Read more on Wikipedia
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By gemma louise
March 23, 2014
gemma louise wrote
euthoria happier feeling lamictal and abilify
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By Laura
January 6, 2014
Laura wrote
pain and adderall
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By kcmetric
December 13, 2013
kcmetric wrote
Incontinence with Lamictal
I've experienced the same. I was on 250 mg and now am down to 50. Trying to get off for various reasons.
JJ  |  March 8, 2014
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By uhhhhhm
December 5, 2013
uhhhhhm wrote
Lamictal side effects
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By straczyk
November 29, 2013
straczyk wrote
Lamictal and Fatigue
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By gemma roberts
November 17, 2013
gemma roberts wrote
moition sickness
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By MikeG333
September 26, 2013
MikeG333 wrote
Memory loss-Lamictal
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By mitch
August 9, 2013
mitch wrote
lamictal and 3 years of dry heaves.....almost daily
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What patients are saying about Adderall XR vs. Lamictal

307 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
my Lamictal/Abilify/Adderall XR cocktail has helped me find...
...handful of other disorders, including agoraphobia, Generalized Anixety Disorder, ADD, and Panic Disorder. I have trouble finding depression currently, as I am in a depressive episode and have been ...
I am taking Adderall XR with Lamictal. I haven't had...
...am taking Adderall XR with Lamictal. I haven't had a problem with the combination so far but I do know the Adderall set my ...I am on the Lamictal things have...
and Geodon. I haven't noticed any bad side effects...
...not sure if I'm getting the full effect just yet. It's definitely slowed me down, at least to where I can sit with only maybe jiggling my leg or something like that, but it helps. It helps me focu...
I added Keppra and then eventually just went off of Lamictal...
...on Adderall XR. I have been on almost every seizure medication and they did not work or I was ...Lamictal is a good medication also. I added Keppra and then eventually just went off of Lamictal....
(XR and IR) and Vyvanse with Lamictal and had no problem...
I've taken Adderall (XR and IR) and Vyvanse with Lamictal and had no problem, no need for dose ...Some people do get hypomania from stimulants, but ...that you are taking a lot of methylphenidat...
I'm on Lamictal (but for seizures.) It's great that you're...
...I'm on Lamictal (but for seizures.) It's great ...of your previous treatment vs. the Adderall XR, if you don't mind my asking? Just wondering. Whatever Lamictal's being used for--seizu...
take 30 mg of adderall xr for adhd and have been for about...
...I take 30 mg of adderall xr for adhd and have been for about 6 months it was working great and then my doctor put me on 2 mg of risperdal an 25 mg of lamictal and 30 mg of cymbalta...
on Adderall XR 30 mg and also am BP. I also take Lamictal....
...Lamictal. I do know that Adderall is extremely addictive. I can't possibly abuse it, or I would explode. The dose I'm on is right -- I can sleep at night as long as I don't take it past 9 a.m. -- b...
I am on Adderall XR and have only had Liver Function tests,...
I am on Adderall XR and have only had Liver Function tests, at the ...year. And I had another one , but that was before I started my Lamictal. I believe my doctor only does it at the onset, and if ...
at school. Lamictal helped depression, and the risperdal...
...son is on 5-10 mg Adderall XR In addition to everything else. It is the only thing that seems to help him focus at school. Lamictal helped depression, and the risperdal keeps...
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