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Re: Lamictal - sensation difficulties - extremitie

Posted by rod on July 1, 2003, at 7:13:45

In reply to Lamictal - sensation difficulties - extremities, posted by rod on June 30, 2003, at 14:58:01

People at hospital were not very happy with this at all, and took it very serious. They do not really have a clue (at least they did not tell me) and advised me to monitor this symptom very closely. They also excluded psychosis as the root of these symptoms. Looking forward to see my doc at friday.


> sorry to intrude, but I have a really bothering problem with Lamictal.
> I am now taking it at 100mg for 3 days,for treatment resistand depression like symptoms, without any other drug. Started quite good and seemed to be very useful for me (less anxiety, less tension, mild and usefull anti-depressive effect), besides the feeling of extreme weakness and clumsiness.
> But now I also experience some sensation difficulties in my arms and legs. Although I am able to feel pain, but when I touch, for example, my arm with the other hand, its like touching the arm of someone else. weired. I am just feeling so little it frightens me. Oddly this varies from time to time within a day. I did no figure out if it is realted to a occasion or food intake, seems to be independent.
> It somehow resembles the symptoms of multiple sclerosis (well, I am not sure, but based on the info I got from the web).
> But Lamictal is supposed to help a little with this neurodegenerative diseases.
> very strange.
> Has anyone else experienced this kind of symptoms/side efects?
> Did they go away with prolonged drug intake or only upon discontinuation?
> ANY inforamtion, advise is very welcome.
> Roland
> PS: I will see my doc (who prescribed it) this Friday, and see a doc tomorrow at hospital to start a Ritalin trial (my doc does not have the special prescriptions papers to prescribe it personally to me; Im not in the US; another story...)




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