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Old 05-09-2008, 01:47 PM
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Lamictal has been OK, but I was takenoff Lithium after having been on it since 1987. I started getting TD with my mouth and lips. The doctor slowly increased Lamictal to 150mg, and I went into a manic episode. I am very sensitive to meds. So here we go again and backed down to 50mg and back on Lithium.<br>I have terrible memory problems which affect my work and daily life. I also have OCD tendences. Sometimes I feel we should have left well enough alone and kept me on Depakote. I am really losing my hair, have nausea all the time and have lost quite a bit of weight, from 124 to 105~~~ Junior clothes fit me now! Sleeping isn't great, but I do fall back asleep if I get up and read. I get so sleepy in the middle of the afernoon, I have to get out of my car and walk around to get fresh air.The best thing I do is see a counselor 2X a month, and psychiatrist once a month. It is ONE DAY AT A TIME!!!!!
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Old 05-12-2008, 07:00 PM
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I'm on lamictal 450mg and zonegran 400mg a day I got juvenille myclonic memory ain't the best it seems like I'm a little slow at certian things like thinking it did seem to control the seizures but still have one it seems like 1 every 6 months I think the slowness and thinking comes from the zonegran though
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