Psycho-Babble Medication | about biological treatments | Framed
This thread | Show all | Post follow-up | Start new thread | List of forums | Search | FAQ

Re: Lamictal-poop out due to slow titration? jaby

Posted by JahL on October 24, 2001, at 14:50:00

In reply to Re: Lamictal-poop out due to slow titration?, posted by jaby on October 24, 2001, at 14:12:20

> Thanks for you input. Is there any literature on the 400/40 combo you mentioned?

I doubt it. It just seems to have evolved from clinical practice. I'm a med veteran (40-odd & counting) so I've seen a few different pdocs and recently this combo has been recommended to me a number of times. Apparently Lamictal might have mild serotonin reuptake properties & so could theoretically augment SSRIs.

>Any luck with it thus far?

Too early to tell tho' there's certainly no SSRI-worsening & I'm more motivated than I have been 4 a while (which, again isn't saying much).

> My diagnosis is kind of in limbo. I started w. GAD w/ depression, but a BP diagnosis is being consider since I've really done better on AED's than anything else. I would say something like BPII becasue I never get any positives. Perhaps my mania is manifested as anxiety.

Sounds like my condition, right down to the lack of mood reactivity & (limited) response to AEDs.

>Right now I take neurontin, just started the lamictal, and a tiny bit of valium.

For me, Klonopin seems to augment the Lamictal.

> Any more ideas you might have would be appreciated.

Just to be patient with the Lamictal titration. I had the rash once (cleared up quickly tho') & my skin would itch (probably the precursor to the rash) after abrupt dose changes.





Post a new follow-up

Your message only Include above post

Notify the administrators

They will then review this post with the posting guidelines in mind.

To contact them about something other than this post, please use this form instead.


Start a new thread

Google www
Search options and examples
[amazon] for

This thread | Show all | Post follow-up | Start new thread | FAQ
Psycho-Babble Medication | Framed

poster:JahL thread:82190