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Depakote

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Other Names: Depakote ER   Divalproex   Epival

Lamotrigine

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Other Names: Lamictal   Lamictal XR
Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 64,545 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 16,743 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Valproic acid (VPA) is a chemical compound that has found clinical use as an anticonvulsant and mood stabilizer medication, primarily in the treatment of epilepsy, bipolar disorder, and, less commonly, major depressive disorder. It is also used to ... 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 psydo niche
December 27, 2013
psydo niche wrote
depokote and heroin
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By Roland
November 19, 2013
Roland wrote
Lamictal and Lamictal XR
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November 18, 2013
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August 14, 2013
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just started depakote- signs of hypoglycemia
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What patients are saying about Depakote + Lamotrigine + Depression

134 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
I've had no side effects from lamotrigine. At my first...
Lamotrigine (lamictal) is the mood stabilizer ...your main concern is depression. I switched from Depakote to Lamotrigine and I lost 20 ...month. I've had no side effects from lamotrigine. At...
year. I've gone from depakote to lamotrigine. This means I...
...awake than I have in a year. I've gone from depakote to lamotrigine. This means I can get rid of the weight I piled on and I can spend more time with my...
the normal starting dose. Depakote can be a depressing...
...from depakote to lamotrigine is going to be even slower than starting lamotrigine normally is. Generally you ...of the normal starting dose. Depakote can be a depressing mood stabilizer. Whil...
it works because I hate the way depakote has made me look...
...from depakote to lamotrigine I hope it works because I hate the way depakote has...
switched to lamotrigine from depakote. The lamotrigine is...
...to lamotrigine from depakote. The lamotrigine is brilliant for keeping me stable but I feel sick every...
and then about ten years ago he switched me to lamotrigine...
Depakote for several years and then about ten years ago he switched me to lamotrigine. I had a mixed episode and still having mood problems. My trigger is insomnia. I do well on...
switched me over to depakote instead of lamotrigine. I've...
...me over to depakote instead of lamotrigine. I've been have 4 or 5 per year for the past 5 years, and he mentioned the pacemaker. He said that if change in medication does not prevent the...
differ. Before lamotrigine I was on depakote and auroxix...
...how individual experiences differ. Before lamotrigine I was on depakote and auroxix and losing hair ...two meds and moving to lamotrigine the hair loss started to decrease. Now it is completely...
med and it put a stop to my rapid cycling and my depression...
...been wonderful for me Zoezie. It's a really good med and it put a stop to my rapid cycling and my depression. I'm so ...too have taken Depakote in the ...just me. I love my lamotrigine though...
differ. Before lamotrigine I was on depakote and...
...Funny how individual experiences differ. Before lamotrigine I was on depakote and auroxix and losing hair ...two meds and moving to lamotrigine the hair loss started to decrease. Now it is...
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