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Does anyone else on lamictal feel excruciatingly tired in the mornings? I'm on 350mg and I'm so extremely tired after a good 8 hours sleep that it's making it hard to do my job properly.
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I take 200 and if you titrate right you really shouldn’t have that side effect though you’re in a much higher dose than me
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How long have you been on that dose ?

Dose it actually make you sleepy after taking it ???? or is it a “ hangover” feeling.
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I’ve been on 200 mg for years I never had a problem with Sleepiness although I take it once a day at bedtime So that might be why it doesn’t impact me, how many times a day do you take it? And when do you take it?
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What else do you take with the lamictal?
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I take my lamictal before I go to bed (a bit earlier so that I'm tired by about 1030) and I also take luvox 150 mg at night.
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What else do you take with the lamictal?


Abilify 15mg,lamictal 200mg, Prozac 4 and benztropine 1 mg
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Abilify 15mg,lamictal 200mg, Prozac 4 and benztropine 1 mg
I take Lamictal, cymbalta,buspar and latuda (at night geodon too). I do not know if this makes sense but when I took and SSRI with the lamictal I felt tired. Cymbalta is an SNRI and it doesnt make me tired to take both at the same time.
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Drugs affect different people in different ways I hear of people getting tired of the Prozac when Prozac is a stimulant so everyone is different
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Drugs affect different people in different ways I hear of people getting tired of the Prozac when Prozac is a stimulant so everyone is different
How is prozac a stimulant? just curious.
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