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Re: Lamictal rash??

Posted by starlight on July 20, 2004, at 11:36:51

In reply to Re: Lamictal rash??, posted by SLS on July 19, 2004, at 16:51:49

I just disagree that it's the best we have to work with. As far as I'm concerned there are newer generation drugs with less side effects and in the end you have to balance it all out and get the most efficient treatment. To me, just because it's the first line of defense doesn't mean it's the only avenue available. After being on it for about 2 weeks, I refused to take it. It felt like poison in my body. I went to my Pdoc, research in hand, on both Trileptal and Lamictal. He was an old school Pdoc that wanted to put me on either Depakote or Lithium, but when I went in with the research in hand, he couldn't argue and I've been stable on those drugs ever since. I've had no weight gain, no clouding of my mind, no feeling like my energy is deadened. Those are very precious things to me - I want to feel stable, but good enough to enjoy my life.




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