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I understand your mood alterations and the ensuing toll it takes on you. But increasing the dose of lamotrigine more than 200mg/day may not help.
Despite this, a trial of increased dose can be given. Better to divide the dose into two doses daily when increasing dose. I recommend you...
It can be used for augmentation.
I read your query and do understand your concern regarding starting lamotrigine.
Lamotrigine is often used as an augmentation agent in case a person is not responding to the 1st drug. However, it is not used as a first...
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Combination of Levetiracetam and Lamotrigine should not cause sleeplessness. I advice you to approach your physician for a neurological check up to rule out other causes of sleeplessness like sleep apnea, thyroid disturbance, depression etc
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The medications not right for bipolar
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If you have mentioned your diagnosis as bipolar, the according to...
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Borderline Personality disorder has frequent episodes of depression and anger outburst. Simultaneously you have bipolar disorder.
So you need to be treated with anti depressant, mood stabilizer, and medicines to control anger.
Cipralex(Escitalopram) is an...
Topamax and lamotrigine are indeed used to treat epilepsy and migraine, but both of these are second line mood stabilizers as well. Hence, they may be used in bipolar disorder as well. However, they are not the first line of treatment, unlike other mood stabilizers like valproate and lithium....