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Lamictal for Anxiety

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By Monk718
August 21, 2014
Monk718 wrote
Lamictal and acne
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By Ed McConkie
August 15, 2014
Ed McConkie wrote
Lamotrigine side effects
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By John W
July 29, 2014
John W wrote
Odor from taking lamotrigine
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By gemma louise
March 23, 2014
gemma louise wrote
euthoria happier feeling lamictal and abilify
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By kcmetric
December 13, 2013
kcmetric wrote
Incontinence with Lamictal
I have the same thing. Plus loss of weight tiredness, and more. Doctors won't change it though and ignore me
Tanya  |  August 11, 2014
I also gained 30 pounds.
Gail M.  |  July 8, 2014
Am 57 and been on Lamictal 150mg about a year now. It helps the moods, but yes I've had incontinence with it that keeps getting worse each month. I now have to wear a maxi pad, which a year ago I didn't. I never associated it with the Lamictal till reading these posts. Thought just getting older... now I know it was the med.
Gail M.  |  July 8, 2014
Hello. I am having this issue as well.. I am on 150 mg a day. I been on it since sept.-oct. 2013... I am only 26 years old and it all started after I got on Lamictal.
heather  |  July 3, 2014
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
I take 150mgs of Lamictal 1x daily & I have issues w/my memory. I haven't been on it for 4 yrs but just like MikeG333 wrote, I can't even remember how long I have been on it! Like Shaw321, my memory loss is sometimes a big source of embarrassment. I'm constantly forgetting words, i.e. I'll be in mid conversation w/someone & the word I'm looking for just WILL NOT come to me. It makes me feel so unbelievably stupid. It's even harder in a sense because I am & am known to be a very intelligent woma
July 10, 2014
I'm putting it on Lamictal. My memory loss is very marked and sometimes embarrassing. I'm taking it in stride, but considering new medication. Of course, these are all psychotropic and my all have the same result. Lamictal has been great over the years I've used it.
Shaw321  |  May 5, 2014
I think it's from bipolar too because before I ever started on any meds I still couldn't remember much before I was about 10 also. I read somewhere that taking L-Histidine helped improve memory loss when taking anti psychotics. Guess it's worth a try
mmistycat  |  April 18, 2014
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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 Lamictal and Anxiety

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Has anybody tried Lamictal for anxiety, depression....
Lamictal Has anybody tried Lamictal for anxiety, depression. I undersatnd it can be very effective for people with messed...
for my anxiety! The more I take, the less anxiety I have....
...does wonders for my anxiety! The more I take, the less...
ever have. I suffer from terrible anxiety, but the Lamictal...
...on Lamictal for three or four months now and felt better than I ever have. I suffer from terrible anxiety, but the...
Lamictal is great for my anxiety. It is as powerful as...
...is great for my anxiety. It is as powerful as a benzo, buspirone, or venlafaxine. Topamax would have been...
think that's because it stabilized me so well. Anxiety is...
...anxiety on Lamictal. I think that's because it stabilized me so well. Anxiety is a symptom of many many things. The Lamictal might be t...
Lamictal, and my anxiety has been reduced....
...causing anxiety. Finally, after seeing two physicians, it was recognized and I was tiraded off of it. I'm taking a mood stablizer, Lamictal,...
are the best for anxiety? Right now I'm taking 6 mg Ativan...
Propranolol, Lyrica Or Lamictal For Anxiety? Can anyone weigh in on which of these three are the best for anxiety?  Right now I'm taking 6 mg Ativan 0.5 - 2.0 mg klonopin a day.  I would like to...
bipolar disorder the anxiety went away for some weeks, I...
Right. But once I got on Lamictal for bipolar disorder the anxiety went away for some weeks, I...
lamictal?, was it a gradual process, i also take cymbalta...
...not deppression or anxiety, how long did it take you to come off lamictal?, was it a gradual process, i also take cymbalta. Would like ...take something for anxiety that actually wor...
has really helped both my anxiety and depression, though...
...though it took a while to even me out, and I still need something more for anxiety (still on the med-go-round). Buspar also helped with anxiety, but I had to get off of it due to...
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