Depakote vs Lamictal

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Depakote is used to treat seizure disorders, certain psychiatric conditions (manic phase of bipolar disorder), and to prevent migraine headaches. It works by restoring the balance of certain natural substances (neurotransmitters) in the brain.Lamotrigine is used alone or with other medications to prevent and control seizures. It may also be used to help prevent the extreme mood swings of bipolar disorder in adults.
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guest | 20.05.13
Since taking this drug I rarely feel manic. There seems to be some side effects such as more fatigue, weight gain and hair loss.
hunteress | 22.03.13
seams to work but my hair is falling out
wanda | 13.03.13
The first two days i felt better than i have in years. When I came home from hospital I layed in chair for 6 days on 3 pills a day unable to move. I could not get any doctors to call back, the pharmacist suggested to reduce dosage. I have done that and feel better, not great like i did on the lamictal i took for 5 years. It seems to have made me insomic. I will give a little more time and tha ...
Sandy86 | 25.02.13
I am 27 have 2 young children,I have had migraines since I was very yng it runs in my family would have migraines once a month that would take me down to the bed for bout 3 days an inbetweee mothly migraines I suffered from terrible headaches ive had lots of tesg done and my migraines and headaches were a mystery i was in a car wreck on 6/7/2012 ad severe anxiety and was diagnosed with severe bi-p ...
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Kathy | 16.06.13
I started losing hair being a female this is very concerning. I have researched this of course the co denies this as a side effect I found many people having the same problem and months after stopping they are still losing hair. I did read somewhere if this happens it usually starts about 4 months after starting well I have been on it 7 months and my hair loss is horrible weaning myself off of it ...
Danae Davis | 10.06.13
Going on week 7 of use. Am now up to 150 mg and my p said that's where I'm going to stay for a while to see how it goes. I have noticed my glands are swollen a little in my neck, and I got a small mouth sore on my gum but it went away on its own. Yesterday I had severe muscle spasm in my legs on the verge of complete muscle failure in the calves more specifically. The headaches went away in week 2 ...
guest | 04.06.13
I have lost much of my ability to smell things.
Elizabeth | 01.06.13
I have never written a review of anything in my life but I can't say enough about this drug and I wanted other people who are bipolar to benefit. You can start at a low dose and work your way up gradually. Lamictal prevented me from backsliding further into my depression and brought me out of it. I am not depressed and feeling stable for the first time in five months. Please try this drug and ...
guest | 28.05.13
Took it briefly; experienced swelling in feet, as I did with Lyrica. Have stopped it.