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(also known as Lamotrigine)

Lamotrigine is used to help control some types of seizures in the treatment of epilepsy. This medicine cannot cure epilepsy and will only work to control seizures for as long as you continue to take it. It can also be used in the treatment of bipolar disorder (manic-depressive illness) in adults older than 18 years ... continue

Treatment Success Rate

Top 5 Communities
Condition Members Success
Bipolar Disorder
6210
79%
Epilepsy & Seizures
766
75%
Depression
392
86%
Bipolar Disorder - Teen
79
91%
Anxiety
57
88%
Overall, 80% (7841 Members) find Lamictal helpful
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Lamictal Reviews

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Seems to be working although I have had two seizures since starting it. First one was on a low dose, which has since been increased. Second one was possible "breakthrough" seizure and was much milder than previous episodes.
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Has made such a difference
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My husband currently takes medications for his bipolar disorder. He does fairly well when he takes his meds every day, but if he skips his meds, he has drastic mood swings and is quite irritable.
Working / Worked
Some relief at 200 mg per day for 6 months now starting to decrease effectiveness.
Working / Worked
not sure if it is still working
Working / Worked
Current medication, haven't had any seizures since starting the medication. I haven't had any noticeable side effects, but that remains to be seen.

100 mg dosage
Working / Worked
Using it right now and it has been working for my seizures up until a few weeks ago ive been having partial seizures a dew times a week.
Working / Worked
It helps a lot every other drug I try makes my suicidal tendency's go on over drive
Working / Worked
This worked for a while, but I no longer am taking it as of right now.
Working / Worked
Works great!
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Discussions

  1. Discussion: Lamictal (Lamotrigine)
    2 months into my Lamotrigine trial and its good so far. You need to go up slowly in doses and watch out for the rash. Worth a go! [More]
  2. Discussion: Lamictal (Lamotrigine)
    I've been on Lamictal for 7 year. Didn't have any side effects. I am on several drugs with it. [More]
  3. Discussion: Lamictal (Lamotrigine)
    I am on both Lamictal (generic) and Seroquel (generic) 150 mg Lamictal and 400 mg Seroquel. This is the right combo for me. Yes, both Seroquel and L... [More]
  4. Discussion: Lamictal (Lamotrigine)
    Lamictal will give you even and good moods. IT is a good drug, imo. [More]
  5. Discussion: Lamictal (Lamotrigine)
    Hi everyone, I was just wondering if anyone is on Lamictal/Lamotrigine or has any experience with it and if so what it's like? I finally got off Se... [More]