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Re: Lamictal cause rage, irritability rapid cycli HEART~

Posted by MoparFan91 on July 26, 2006, at 22:19:04

In reply to Re: Lamictal cause rage, irritability rapid cycli, posted by HEART~ on July 23, 2006, at 10:18:08

> > Hey Scott,
> Thanks for the reply. The AD I withdrew and think am still withdrawing from is awful Cymbalta. Don't even get me started on this drug. It has been a complete hell with this drug.. Anyhow my concern and focus now is the Lamictal.
> To answer I have never had problems with anger and rage till withdrawing from this drug, it actually began the next day I stopped the last 20mg...I also began Lamictal that night because I needed to begin it badly. Oh I only started Lamictal at 12.5mgs..a low low dose soooo hmm perhaps Lamictal is not responsible..Ok this is getting into some perspective now. But like I said my worry is that rage could be part of my that possible? I pretty much went from hypo symptoms to rage and anger after Cymbalta withdrawal. I have also heard that Lamictal can cause rapid cycling, I am just not sure.

I had the same issues with Lexapro (aka Lexacoaster in my case).

I took 40mg of that drug. It kept taking me from the Hell to the Mountains of the Moon. While I was taking the drug, I was going from extreme high to extreme low. The classic full blown manic states & phases I had on the drug were 'not' a normal part of my initial mood disorder. My bipolar spectrum disorder pretty much involves recurrent major depressive episodes and mixed states of anxiety, agitation, high nrg, and depression.

I stopped the 40mg of Lexacoaster without a taper. I had 5 days of physical withdrawals that were quite unpleasant but weren't the worst in the world. After that, I had a ~2 week state of feeling good, motivated, mild euphoric (mid-grade hypomanic state). After that, I began sinking down into "Die schwarze Zone" (The Black Zone) again. The depression then was 10x worse than ever, like yours. I was in mixed rage and black depression. Metaphorically, I was in Hell.

Basically, that had been another delayed withdrawal I was going through. This was the 4th week after I had stopped the Lexacoaster.

I bought Taurine and started taking 6 grams per day in 3 div. doses, and it helped me to ascend back up to Earth.

I was put on the Lexacoaster in addition to Lamictal and Topamax, both of which were doing ok for my mood, in order to treat residual OCD problems.




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