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Lamictal vs Ritalin LA

Lamictal
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Ritalin LA
Other name: Lamotrigine (Lamotrigine)
Other name: Ritalin (Ritalin)
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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...
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Methylphenidate (Ritalin) is a stimulant drug approved for Therapy of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome and narcolepsy. It may also be prescribed for off-label use in treatment-resistant cases of le...
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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...
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Methylphenidate (Ritalin) is a stimulant drug approved for Therapy of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome and narcolepsy. It may also be prescribed for off-label use in treatment-resistant cases of le...
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I have just started Ritalin LA...I'm sure hoping it will be...
" I have just started Ritalin LA...I'm sure hoping it will be the one. Adderall made me crabby (er) and ...all. Dry mouth, comatose feeling, weight gain. The only way it ...care about anything. I am on... "

st starting Lamictal. Give it time to work. And I agree wi...
" ...like you are just starting Lamictal. Give it time to work. And I agree with ...according to rxlist.com, Metadate is Methylphenidate. Looks to be long ...= Ritalin-SR; Metadate CD = Ritalin L... "

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pm). He also put me on Ritalin LA for my ADD.Well since th...
" A month ago I started on 50 mg Lamictal for depression. I went ...am, 50 in pm). He also put me on Ritalin LA for my ADD. Well ...think it's the Ritalin? Or could it be the increase in Lamictal? If it's... "

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mg of Ritalin LA also for my ADHD and while that does help m...
" Has/does anyone else take Topamax alone or in conjunction ...do to me. Also do take Lamictal 50mg. That did have some ...to negative side effects. I do take 60mg of Ritalin LA also for my ADHD and while... "

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done. I already take 60mg of Ritalin LA for ADHD. I have th...
" ...to prescription meds. I take Lamictal, Topamax, Inderal and Ritalin. I guess since I started the Topamax and can't drink soda ...get done. I already take 60mg of Ritalin LA for ADHD. I have thought... "

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of Ritalin LA also for my ADHD and while that does help my f...
" ...do to me. Also do take Lamictal 50mg. That did have some ...to negative side effects. I do take 60mg of Ritalin LA also for my ADHD and while that does help my focus, it doesn't ...are the side effects of... "

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now. I also take 60mg of Ritalin LA for ADHD and 80mg...
" ...I hit 100mg of the Lamictal I started having unexplained bruising ...getting now. I also take 60mg of Ritalin LA for ADHD and 80mg of Inderal ...went up to 100mg of Lamictal. They started up again but... "

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was doing great in school with the help of Ritalin LA, now...
" ...Absence Epilepsy. His neurologist started him on Lamotrigine (generic Lamictal) and it's been a nightmare! ...seizure disorder was discovered he was doing great in school with the help of Ritalin LA,... "

meds. I still take Ritalin LA for ADHD but I take Topamax...
" ...polar meds. I still take Ritalin LA for ADHD but I take Topamax and Lamictal rather than the anti depressants that I've tried for the past 15 years or so...gosh what a difference. I still have a ways... "

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than, Lamictal, Ritalin(LA and Immediate release), Concerta...
" Recently diagnosed with ADD,chronic depression and bipolar. I'm ...for them. Meds other than, Lamictal, Ritalin(LA and Immediate release), Concerta and Focalin XR. I'm currently on Seroquel to prevent my... "

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