Lamictal and Zoloft

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   Posted 3/1/2010 4:00 PM (GMT -6)   
I was given this combination to day.  I am supposed to start baking down on my lamicta, fromm 100 to 50mg.  I'm having really bad mood swings.  I have taken Zoloft in the past but can't remember if it helped.  Any one use this combination of med?  Any help would be appreciated.confused

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   Posted 3/1/2010 6:22 PM (GMT -6)   
Why are you backing down on Lamictal?  That's a pretty low dose anyway.  Are you weaning off of it?
I was on Zoloft and it caused bad mood swings for me.  I think it is pretty typical response since it is an SSRI.

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   Posted 3/2/2010 11:16 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi Jenkies,

Welcome to HealingWell. Hope you find some support and information here.

I'm also perplexed that you're lowering your dose of lamictal if you're having mood swings. Are you seeing a psychiatrist?

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