Posted by: Vee | 2007/11/28


I've been on Lamictin for the past two months. It was prescribed by my psychiatrist. Dosages started at 25mg. I'm up to taking 2x50mg now. Since I've been using the 50mg, I have trouble sleeping, I'm getting acne(like I'm back in puberty!) I fall asleep about 10 pm and at 02:00 I wake up. I usually only go back to sleep just before 5 and I get up at 5.30. My colleagues have started commenting on me looking tired all the time. My job is also very stressful. What can I do? I can barely keep my eyes open. Could it be the meds?

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Hallo Vee
Yes it could be - see
Try going back to the lower dose and then gradually start upping the dose every second day over about 3-4 weeks. If this happens again, speak to your psychiatrist!
Dr Bets

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