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Lamictal vs. Latuda for Depression

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Lamictal

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Other Names: Lamotrigine   Lamictal XR

Latuda

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/ 6,276 posts
Other Names: lurasidone
Rating: 4 out of 5
Based on 145,310 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 6,276 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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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
Lurasidone (trade name Latuda) is an atypical antipsychotic developed by Dainippon Sumitomo Pharma. It was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for treatment of schizophrenia on October 29, 2010 and is currently pending approval ... Read more on Wikipedia
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By mk
April 16, 2014
mk wrote
provigil vs. adderall for ADD and bipolar
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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'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 drumrman
August 26, 2013
drumrman wrote
Latuda
Did you take seroquel
Jennifer  |  March 7, 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 vs. Latuda

518 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
is like Lamictal and just \"works\" without any of the...
. I am hoping the Latuda is like Lamictal and just \"works\" without any of the side effects. I will ...there ends up being one.   Latuda just \"works\" for me. I suppose...
- Does It Help With Mixed State? Hello, I am currently...
Latuda - Does It Help With Mixed State? Hello, I am currently ...am usually very stable on Lamictal and Trileptal with an Ambien ...anyone had experience with using Latuda in this manner? ...
Lamictal is more indicated for a Bipolar II diagnosis...
Latuda is a good atypical anti-psychotic but it ...is like restless leg syndrome. Lamictal in my own opinion is ...not get the rash. Lamictal is more indicated for a Bipolar II diagnosis becau...
you bipolar? I'm currently on lamictal and lexapro and have...
...latuda cause weight gain? Obviously ...but rumor has it that latuda is weight neutral. Are you bipolar? I'm currently on lamictal and lexapro and have...
But if 200mg is a good dose for you without side effects...
...approved for depression (like Latuda, seroquel, and abilify - ...to prevent suicide. You could try upping the lamictal again. But if 200mg is a good dose for you without side effects, then that ...
Lamictal and Latuda, an antipsychotic approved for bipolar...
...Lamictal and Latuda, an antipsychotic approved ...keep my depression away. Latuda is not sedating l...
Lamictal and Latuda, a relatively new antipsychotic just...
...take Lamictal and Latuda, a relatively new antipsychotic just approved for bipolar depression. It's an effecti...
I currently take lamictal , latuda, sertraline and adderall...
I currently take lamictal , latuda, sertraline and adderall plus a prescription of folate. I have a lot of...
on latuda and lamictal ambien I'm having horrible weight...
...lamictal ambien I'm having horrible weight gain 40lbs in 5 months I'm depressed I want to stop...
I am currently on Latuda, Lamictal, Trazadone, Thorazine,...
...I have been on most of the meds out there in the past 14 years. I am currently on Latuda, Lamictal, Trazadone, Thorazine, and...
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