lamictal/wellbutrin xl, adderall

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calamg
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   Posted 7/11/2008 9:59 AM (GMT -7)   
hello all,
i suffer from depression and adhd. my doctor recently proscribed me lamicatal, wellbutrin xl and adderall. i have been taking adderall for about 2 years but this is my first experience with lamictal and wellbutrin. i was wondering if anyone takes this combination of medicine, and if so how has it affected you?
your feedback would be great appreciated. thank you!

getting by
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   Posted 7/11/2008 1:41 PM (GMT -7)   
Calamag,

I am not much help here because I am not familiar with lamictal. I have taken welbutrin, it is more of a stimulant type anti depressant. It doesn't make you sleepy or gain weight. It helped me to think more clearly.

I am sure that your doctor wouldn't prescribe if he/she thought that there would be any adverse effects. So I am sure that everything will be okay. Hopefully somebody will come along with some more information.

I am not familiar with you, so I wanted to welcome you to HealingWell depression forum. There are a lot of wonderful members here that hopefully will give you some information on the lamictal.

Keep posting,

Karen
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Aurora60
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   Posted 7/13/2008 8:13 PM (GMT -7)   
Hi Calmg, My son takes Lamictal for seizures due to epilepsy.  It has worked wonders for him.  The one thing you have to be careful of is if you get a red rash.  That is a bad sympton and should be reported to your Dr. immediately.  If you develop the rash I believe you have to stop the medication.  That is my only experience with this med and I hope it works out for you. 
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