Skip to content

Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Lamictal Oral.

Overall User Ratings

1216 Total User Reviews

User Reviews

1-5 of 640 Next»
Condition: Bipolar Depression
7/22/2015 6:19:26 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have had great success with this medication! It totally changed my life. I don't have the feeling of impending doom and the constant panic attacks are gone. The extreme mania never occurs. I haven't experienced any side effects. I've been on 500mg for going on 5 years. I do think I may need to increase the dose doe the first time in years. I'm beginning to experience a slight lac ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Bipolar Depression
6/29/2015 6:41:13 PM

Reviewer: CooperSnooper, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I've suffered with chronic bipolar disorder since 1975. When I was first diagnosed, I was prescribed lithium and sinequin. I was a zombie so I took myself off them after a few months. I've been on just about every antipsychotic drug on the market throughout the years. For the past few years I been prescribed 20 mg of citalopram in am and 20 mg of mirtzapine. Last year, after a depressi ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Bipolar Depression
5/31/2015 10:25:44 AM

Reviewer: Shrimp60, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have just recently started this medication.50 mg twice a day. Changed my life, I have been on so many different meds. About 3 months ago I almost ended my life cause that dark hopelessness had taken over. Great Med!

Condition: Bipolar Depression
5/29/2015 8:14:10 PM

Reviewer: silver, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I've taking this drug for about 3 months about 250 mg a day..It has helped in my moods,but I've noticed I have been more agitated and have memory problems,,with a lot of confusion and not being able to concentrate the way I did before..I do feel a lot better but the memory problem bothers me

Condition: Bipolar Depression
5/16/2015 11:46:11 AM

Reviewer: Deenise, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
This medicine has changed my life! I have been struggling with bi-polar since mid 90's and have tried every thing on the market, but this medicine has been a god send! the only side effect I have had is insomnia. my dr. added Ambien and now things are great! I have read some of these comment's and some people are on waaaay too much med's with this. No need for all the other drug' ... Show Full Comment

1-5 of 640 Next»

Ask the pharmacist

Questions about medications? Get expert answers by video or live chat about allergies, pregnancy, sleep, and more.
See the Ask the Pharmacist event schedule.

Ask a Question

Popular Slideshows & Tools on WebMD

disciplining a boy
Types, symptoms, causes.
psoriasis
What it looks like.
fruit drinks
Eat these to think better.
No gym workout
Moves to help control blood sugar.
acupuncture needle on shoulder
10 tips to look and feel good.
Close up of eye
12 reasons you're distracted.
Epinephrine Injection using Auto-Injector Syringe
Life-threatening triggers.
woman biting a big ice cube
Habits that wreck your teeth.
embarrassed woman
Do you feel guilty after eating?
pacemaker next to xray
Treatment options.
caregiver with parent
10 tips for daily life.
birth control pills
Which kind is right for you?

Newsletters

Subscribe to free WebMD newsletters.

  • WebMD Daily

    WebMD Daily

    Subscribe to the WebMD Daily, and you'll get today's top health news and trending topics, and the latest and best information from WebMD.

  • Men's Health

    Men's Health

    Subscribe to the Men's Health newsletter for the latest on disease prevention, fitness, sex, nutrition, and more from WebMD.

  • Women's Health

    Women's Health

    Subscribe to the Women's Health newsletter for the latest on disease prevention, fitness, sex, diet, anti-aging, and more from WebMD.

By clicking Submit, I agree to the WebMD Terms & Conditions & Privacy Policy

WebMD the app

Get trusted health information. Whenever. Wherever... with your iPhone, iPad or Android.

Find Out More
IMPORTANT: About This Section and Other User-Generated Content on WebMD

The opinions expressed in WebMD User-generated content areas like communities, reviews, ratings, or blogs are solely those of the User, who may or may not have medical or scientific training. These opinions do not represent the opinions of WebMD. User-generated content areas are not reviewed by a WebMD physician or any member of the WebMD editorial staff for accuracy, balance, objectivity, or any other reason except for compliance with our Terms and Conditions. Some of these opinions may contain information about treatment or uses of drug products that have not been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. WebMD does not endorse any specific product, service, or treatment.

Do not consider WebMD User-generated content as medical advice. Never delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice from your doctor or other qualified healthcare provider because of something you have read on WebMD. You should always speak with your doctor before you start, stop, or change any prescribed part of your care plan or treatment. WebMD understands that reading individual, real-life experiences can be a helpful resource but it is never a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment from a qualified health care provider. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or dial 911 immediately.