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I need some help with info on mood stabilizers?

Posted by 4mygrls on June 21, 2004, at 16:25:15

i have been through a few pdoc's. the first one put me on trileptal then topomax. i reacted badly to them. especially the topomax. i went nuts on the topomax. i was so unstable. i had more mood swings and worst mood swings then i ever had. i became suicidal too. but the doc didn't believe me when i said it was the med and upped it. i got worst. i finally went off it and went to another pdoc. he wanted me on lamictal, the new wonder drug. well, here it goes again. i was very emotional and was agitated like never before. after two months on this i went off it. i don't think he believes me that it was the med. but i'm not like that off of those meds. now i'm on lithium. only 150mg 2x daily. 150mg seems like a waste though. why do i react to the mood stabilizers like that?
I am dx as bipolar nos. I believe i have pmdd. I track my cycles and my bad moods are right in line with pmdd time. but ssri's don't seem to do much. now i'm depressed and feeling like nothing is going to help.




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