Posted by SLS on February 29, 2012, at 8:17:40
In reply to Re: Part 2 - Please no anti-med posts - and UPDATE, posted by Solstice on February 29, 2012, at 6:47:09
> > > ANTICONVULSANTS: I was just floored. I brought up Zonegran, Topomax, Trileptal, etc. She said 'absolutely not.' She said that there are no scientific studies proving that they work any better than placebo. She said she did use Topomax when it first came out, but doesn't think it was effective. She said Lamictal and Depakote are the only anticonvulsants she's willing to use. :-(
> > >
> > Trileptal seems to work in 1/2 of patients in this study:
> > http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12927010
> > I'm taking it right now and the sides are almost non-existent at 900mg
> Yeah... I'm a big believer in anticonvulsants. I think part of the problem is that Moon is still a minor. I'm hoping that when she turns 18 late this year, PDoc may be open to more things.
Depakote is particularly good for treating bipolar II mixed-states.
Some see things as they are and ask why.
I dream of things that never were and ask why not.
- George Bernard Shaw