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Condition: Bipolar Depression
7/5/2014 3:46:21 AM

Reviewer: Lori, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My psychiatrist tried to get me to try this for years, and I resisted because of the risk of the fatal rash. I had tried just about every other drug there was, with little or no help. Then, in 2010, my dad passed away and sent me into a major spiral. I agreed to try the Lamictal, and it has done wonders for me. I take 300/mg daily, along with Wellbutrin and Celexa. I hate to think of where I might ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Bipolar Depression
6/25/2014 12:42:12 PM

Reviewer: jess, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I started taking Seroquel and Lamictal due to suicidal thoughts,low mood and pessimistic view of life which are caused by family and friendship relationship problems. My doses for Seroquel ranges between 100-200mg and Lamictal 25-100mg at various times. I don't exactly know the effects of Lamictal but it worked well with Seroquel. It helped stabilize my mood and make things seem a litt ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Bipolar Depression
6/11/2014 10:48:31 AM

Reviewer: Jojogal001, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I actually am diagnosed with schizo affective disorder, of whic bipolar is a part. I was taking risperdol, zoloft and Xanax, but was still very depressed. It was to the point that I had stopped eating preppy and could not take care of myself hygienically. I didn't care how I looked, if my coo these were dirty, or if I smelled. I only took a shower every 10-14 days. Basically until I couldn' ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Bipolar Depression
5/9/2014 8:54:49 PM

Reviewer: RaD, 13-18 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Taking Seroquel 100mg 1x/Day + 25mg Lamictal 2x/Day. Lamictal took the drowsiness away from seroquel, and helped with depression.

Condition: Bipolar Depression
5/2/2014 3:05:11 PM

Reviewer: wizard2009, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
all this drug doesis make me cry,and have suicidal thoughts,an is killing my stomach throw up every morning,migraines. and makes me feel like crap.pharmacologist wont call me back,so the medical proffesion could careless

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