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Re: Can Tegretol Make you Depressed?

Posted by KarenK on February 8, 2001, at 9:51:03

In reply to Re: Can Tegretol Make you Depressed?, posted by SalArmy4me on February 7, 2001, at 22:46:45

> Most bipolars need an antidepressant in addition to their mood-stabilizer.
> The lack of motivation is definitely not Tegretol's doing. I found it had a little antidepressant effect. Lamictal had the most antidepressant effects for me.

Mania is such a problem that the pdoc wants to stay away from AD's. He gets hives from nerves, so lamictal would be hard to do because of the rash. He's tried almost everything. The only ms he hasn't tried is topamax because of the cognitive dulling. The pdoc has halved the dose of the tegretol.





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