Hi, I have been on Lamictal for about 5 months. My doctor really wants me to be in upwards of 150mg per day but I have terrible night sweats if I'm on anything over 100 or 125. I'm on 150 currently again starting 5 weeks ago and started experiencing the night sweats again. I wake up and my sheets are soaked and the sweat smells like urine/amonia (which I've heard is common). And no, I don't wet the bed.
I take my meds right before bed so I'm wondering if anyone knows if the time of day matters? If I start taking them in the morning instead will it prevent the night sweats? I am also experiencing jaw clenching, but it doesn't bother me near as much as the profuse sweating while I sleep.
Also, does anyone know of anything I can take OTC that might lower the intensity? I have Klonipin for anxiety, but I really am trying to avoid taking it on a daily basis. Not sure if that would even help.
I also take 10mg of lexapro. I experienced the same side effects when I started it but it subsided after a week or two and I was fine when I was solely on lexapro so I am positive this is coming from the lamictal.
Any help is appreciated! Thank you!