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Re: non-sedating med for BP2? starlight

Posted by Lyrical13 on July 20, 2004, at 18:31:15

In reply to Re: non-sedating med for BP2?, posted by starlight on July 20, 2004, at 11:41:10

I always titrate up incredibly slowly becaues I am so sensitive to meds and never know what they will do to me. I had a rash on my face that appeared exactly 5 days after I started taking the med. It was several dots that looked like bug bites under my eye. After a couple more days, the same rash appeared on the left side of my face. It faded when I d/c'ed the med. The same thing happened when I got above a certain level on the Seroquel. I don't remember the exact dose now, but it was 5 days after I had raised the dose. The nurse at work, who has a lot of experience with psych meds, took a look at the rash and said it matched the description in the PDR.

My sister was on Trileptal for a while. She's gone off all meds at this point (not a good idea but she's young and apparently hasn't suffered enough yet) I'm thinking that might be a good one to try. The Tegretal sounds enticing, esp the weight loss part since I've gained 10 pounds on Depakote so far.





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