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Does Anyone Else Suffer From Extreme Loss Of Appetite, Moodiness And Depression When Taking Lamictal?

Does Anyone Else Suffer From Extreme Loss Of Appetite, Moodiness And Depression When Taking Lamictal?

My 18 year old son was diagnosed with epilepsy (complex focal seizures) in June 2015. His many EEGs and MRIs have turned up nothing. He was first prescribed Lamictal, but after taking it a few weeks and suffering from loss of appetite and depression, his neurologist switched him to Vimpat. He didn't have quite as bad side effects with it, but still was not consistent in taking it and ended up having a convulsive seizure and being taken to the ER. He's away at college, so I don't have any… read more

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Lamictal sense started taking that along with Tegretal I been sz free 15 yrs both medicine are Brand and never makes me tired or sleepy normal person that dosent hav ep

edited, originally posted over 6 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I been taking Lamictol 250 brand for 19 yrs and never did lose appetiate and eat what I want with no problem, just that dont eat things with ginseng or drink things same goes for Energy drinks can cause a sz , I been sz free 19 yrs since taking lamictol and Tegretal brand

posted almost 5 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

No loss of a appetite for me and im always snacking even right now and people always ask me how is it you never gain weight high tabelisin dr told me

posted over 6 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Keela, my prayer for God blessing your search is with you.

posted over 6 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Not on that med, but I do w/ keppra!!

posted over 6 years ago
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