Posted by cybercafe on March 10, 2003, at 0:20:55
In reply to Re: Lamictal and Lithium = best match » catmint, posted by Maximus on March 9, 2003, at 19:55:21
> 1- I have been on this combo for 3 years now. So far the best.
> 2- My blood level of Lithium is 0.7 and i take 250 mg of Lamictal.
> 3- I have no weight gain from Lithium! I drink a lot of water and i have reduced a little bit my carbohydrate intake. I take the sustained release formulation of Lithium, e.g., Duralith (here in Canada).
> 4- I have no side effects, except a blurred vision from the Lamictal. I mean, it takes a little more time to focus.
how bad are lithium side effects? is tremor unavoidable and are you running ot the toilet every 30 min?
these are my (probably exaggerated) fears