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Citalopram vs. Lamictal for Anxiety

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Citalopram

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Other Names: Celexa   Cipramil   Seropram

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Other Names: Lamotrigine   Lamictal XR
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Citalopram ( trade names: Celexa, Cipramil) is an antidepressant Medication of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class. It has U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval to treat Major depressive disorder, and is prescr... 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 Cheryl
February 19, 2014
Cheryl wrote
Citalopram and paranoia
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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 Citalopram + Lamictal + Anxiety

65 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
today from lexapro to 40mg citalopram. which I have...
...anti- depressant today from lexapro to 40mg citalopram. which I have never ...than lexapro to go with the lamictal. Does anyone know...
on Citalopram and have recently changed to Lamictal as well...
...as well (a mood disorder drug which I am finding really helpful), but the psychiatrists are always stressing to me that I shouldn't take too much Klonopin as it is addictive but in my opinion it is...
thing that ever happened to me! It increased my anxiety...
...was put on Paxil- it was the worse thing that ever happened to me! It increased my anxiety and made me ...Paxil and put on Citalopram. It was ...put on Lamictal. I LOVE LOVE LOVE Lamictal but...
epilepsy. I've recently been taking double my Citalopram...
...along with 40mg Citalopram, for OCD/anxiety/depression, and i haven't found any side effects regarding epilepsy. I've recently been taking double my Citalopram dose because i'm...
when I was starting Lamictal, but I remember having anxiety
...and carbamazepine help me the most, and citalopram helps with anxiety but does nothing for the depression. I don't know exactly what the Lamictal does for me, but I tried going off it once and...
is great anxiety drug, it treats the anxiety with...
...make my anxiety worse. Xanax is ...will experience withdraws. Librium is great anxiety drug, it treats the anxiety with little or no side effects. I'm currently taking Lamictal and Klo...
of aterax ( i was on it for anxiousness but my doc stopped...
...and since this afternoon iv been so restless. It feels like somethings chasing me or is going to happen..its freaking me out. I just took 25mg of aterax ( i was on it for anxiousness but...
  There are several options to treat anxiety, but I...
...be really helpful for anxiety, and I'm on two ...works best for my anxiety is citalopram. It works better than a ...who knows?   There are several options to treat anxiety, but I don't th...
in a week to talk about what the best anti anxiety...
...to go with lamictal. I wanted to wait until i saw the psychiatrist in a week to talk about what the best anti anxiety would ...GP can really prescribe without a psychiatrist note is citalopram....
  There are several options to treat anxiety, but...
...be really helpful for anxiety, and I'm on ...that works best for my anxiety is citalopram. It works better than a ...So who knows?   There are several options to treat anxiety, but I don'...
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