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What patients are saying about
Lamictal and Sun Sensitivity

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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 Sun Sensitivity

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and lamictal dryness/itchiness my skin burns all the...
...time. Between the sun sensitivity from thorazine (it's awful, my ...sun exposure) and lamictal dryness/itchiness my skin burns all the time. The only thing i have found that helps is A&D ointm...
more of a sun-sensitivity reaction than Lamictal, though,...
...itching), I take claritin. I think lithium has more of a sun-sensitivity reaction than Lamictal, though, doesnt it? Maybe your dr can take you off the lithium since youre on Lamictal now. All tha...
the Lamictal, it is a great mood stabilizer (I take it and...
...posts. As for the Lamictal, it is a great mood stabilizer (I take it and never ...it is a reaction with Lamictal as heat and ...sunlight as my skin has become a bit photosensitive. There i...
I believe lamictal makes one morre photosensitive
...believe lamictal makes one...
can get a lot worse with Lamictal, but more people have a...
...is more likely to happen with carbamazepine than Lamictal. It can get a lot worse with Lamictal, but more...
my face . I am also on Lamictal for seizures and Lexapro...
Has anyone ever experience your skin being sensitive to the sun being on Topomax?  I am ...my face .  I am also on Lamictal for seizures and Lexapro (...
I'd still give the Lamictal more time to start working. I...
in my experience photosensitivity and sun sensitivity have often gone together -- make sure ...wearing enough sunscreen.   I'd still give the Lamictal more time to start working.  I didn't find...
I'd still give the Lamictal more time to start working. I...
...in my experience photosensitivity and sun sensitivity have often gone together -- ...enough sunscreen.   I'd still give the Lamictal more time to start working.  I didn't...
I'd still give the Lamictal more time to start working. I...
in my experience photosensitivity and sun sensitivity have often gone together -- make sure ...wearing enough sunscreen.   I'd still give the Lamictal more time to start working.  I didn't find...
and 100 at night). I still get the little myoclonic jerks...
...complete control with 200mg of Lamictal (100 in morning and 100 at night). I still get the little myoclonic jerks, but no grand mals. ...showed an abnormal reaction to light/photosensit...
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