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Date Joined Sep 2005
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   Posted 9/24/2005 4:55 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi everyone,
I am still getting used to this site so bear with me. I am not so computer literate as the rest of you. I am on Lamictal and am going from the 50 mg. dosage to the 100 mg dosage on Mon. It seems that whenever I get to the end of the stepped up dosage all my symptoms come back. I have difficulty finding words, writing, numbness in my face and a host of other minor issues. Still it is very frustrating. Is this normal?  I am still having trouble with  memory too. Will this get better?
I hope to get some feedback that will help my  deal with all this stuff. My 7 year old daughter still can't understand that Mommy can't pick her up at school. I have 2 more months before I can drive. Matbe...
Thanks for your support.
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Post Edited By Moderator (~Jennifer~) : 9/24/2005 4:12:58 PM (GMT-6)

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Date Joined Jul 2003
Total Posts : 585
   Posted 9/24/2005 7:29 PM (GMT -6)   
Lynn, can you talk to the neuro to see if you can go slower titrating up? It is really tough to try and function with the word finding is so difficult. I have that with my migraines and it can be tough. Mine is not all the time...

Hang in there!! I would talk to the neuro. it can be normal to have to adjust. COuld be you need to try and go up slower to ease this.


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Date Joined Dec 2004
Total Posts : 93
   Posted 9/26/2005 1:55 PM (GMT -6)   

Hello Lynn,

My own experiences of Lamictal weren't good, I'm afraid. They had me on it for about 2 years, gradually increasing the dosages. I still kept getting siezures, including the problems with words that you mentioned. Finally they put me on Keppra - and that doesn't seem much better either. Different people seem to react differently to the various drugs and there seems to be a lot of experimentation till you find the right one. Don't worry though, most people get there in the end.

Take care,


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