Lamictal vs Lithium for Depression

Lamictal
Lithium
Other name: Lamotrigine Lamotrigine
Other name: Lithium Citrate Lithium Citrate
Satisfaction Score
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3.6
Moderately Satisfied
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3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
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3.4
Concern level
2.0
Helpfulness
for Depression
3.5
Concern level
2.5
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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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Lithium (from Greek: lithos, "stone") is a chemical element with the symbol Li and atomic number 3. It is a soft, silver-white metal belonging to the alkali metal group of chemical elements. Under standard conditions it is the lightest metal and the leas...
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Rash
10
Weight Gain
9
Insomnia
6
Withdrawal Symptoms
4
Irritability
4
Psychosis
3
Weight Loss
3
Dizziness
2
Nausea
2
Allergy
2
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8
Psychosis
4
Tiredness
3
Shaking
3
Insomnia
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Mood Swings
2
Withdrawal Symptoms
2
Restlessness
2
Irritability
2
Suicidal behavior
2
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About Lamictal
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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About Lithium
Lithium (from Greek: lithos, "stone") is a chemical element with the symbol Li and atomic number 3. It is a soft, silver-white metal belonging to the alkali metal group of chemical elements. Under standard conditions it is the lightest metal and the leas...
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