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Re: Lamictal Blow Out T_R_D

Posted by Sad Panda on April 18, 2004, at 16:11:17

In reply to Lamictal Blow Out, posted by T_R_D on April 18, 2004, at 16:00:12

> What do I do now? I've been on Lamictal for a little over two weeks and I was feeling unbelievably fabulous...I woke up yesterday morning with The Rash.
>
> I've never had a drug work so well for me before (and it wasn't hypomania--everything just felt *together* and I was happy.)
>
> I'm so afraid I'll never find another drug that will work so well. I've had med disappointments before but not like this.
>
> When I last saw my doc, he said if the Lamictal didn't work he was thinking of trying Zyprexa. I don't want to gain any weight.
>
> I'm trying to gather as much information about the atypicals right now as I never thought I'd ever have to take them.
>
> I'm having a hard time trying to stay positive right now. I feel like I'm in limbo--neither dead nor alive.
>
> :(
>

All is not lost. From info I have collected you need to get of Lamictal but after a holiday from it you can try it again but ramp it up a little slower. Maybe Zyperxa in the meantime until you can get back to Lamictal? What about Depakote or Lithium?

Cheers,
Panda.



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