A study for a 31-year old woman who takes Lamictal, Risperdal, Buspar
Summary: 7 female patients aged 31 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.
This is a personalized study for a 31 year old female patient who has Bipolar Disorder, Bipolar I Disorder. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.
What are the drugs
Lamictal has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 40,628 Lamictal users)
Risperdal has active ingredients of risperidone. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 42,218 Risperdal users)
Buspar has active ingredients of buspirone hydrochloride. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from 11,054 Buspar users)
What are the conditions
Bipolar disorder (mood disorder) can be treated by Lamictal, Lithium Carbonate, Seroquel, Abilify, Lamotrigine, Depakote. (latest reports from 46,801 Bipolar Disorder patients)
Bipolar i disorder (mood disorder that is characterized by at least one manic or mixed episode) can be treated by Lamictal, Lithium Carbonate, Seroquel, Abilify, Lamotrigine, Depakote. (latest reports from 9,891 Bipolar I Disorder patients)
On Jan, 27, 2015: 7 females aged 25 (±5) who take Lamictal, Risperdal, Buspar are studied
Information of the patient in this study:
Conditions: Bipolar Disorder, Bipolar I Disorder
- Lamictal - 100MG (lamotrigine): used for 1 - 6 months
- Risperdal - 1MG (risperidone): used for 1 - 6 months
- Buspar - 5MG (buspirone hydrochloride): used for 1 - 6 months
eHealthMe real world results:
Drug effectiveness over time :
Most common drug interactions over time * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years||not specified|
|n/a||n/a||n/a||n/a||n/a||n/a||n/a||Diabetic Neuropathy (neuropathic disorders that are associated with diabetes mellitus)|
|Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus|
|Blood Triglycerides Increased|
|Blood Cholesterol Increased|
|General Physical Health Deterioration (weak health status)|
|Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)|
* Some reports may have incomplete information.
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You are not alone! Join a related mobile support group:
- support group for people who have Bipolar Disorder
- support group for people who have Bipolar I Disorder
- support group for people who take Buspar
- support group for people who take Lamictal
- support group for people who take Risperdal
Recent conversations of related support groups:
- Support group for people who have Bipolar I Disorder
@Desta88- Here is some info from Mayo Clinic regarding Bipolar disorder: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/bipolar-disorder/basics/tests-diagnosis/con-20027544
Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):
- Will busbar make my mentstrual cycle irregular
I am two weeks late on my cycle. I am never late. I already have one child who is almost two. how do I know if it is because of the new med? I have taken a pregnancy test and it is negative.
- I am prescribed methadone and lamictal. at my peak, i nod a little. is this normal? (2 answers)
I began taking Methadone during my pregnancy per Drs order. I was only on Vicodine, Ambien, Seraquil and Lexapro and stopped immediately after the positive pregnancy result. I have never experienced the nod before. I hate it. Am I the only 1? I'm only on 55mgs of Methadone and 25mgs of Lamictal.
- Is abilify good in treating people with bipolar mania?
Having bad stress on Abilify at 2mg. I feel like I still need it for mania buy it don't think it should making me agitated and I'm having that effect.
- Taking geodon, lamictal and clonapan. feeling anxious, head throbbing, general weird, dizzy feeling. could it be caused by mixing theses meds?
Dr has me on theses 3 meds for depression and to ward off mania. I've only had one manic period in 6 years but suffer from chronic depression. Lately I've been diagnosed with a protruding disc in my neck. I am doing therapy. My hand and arm will go numb, shoulder hurts terribly,. I've just started feeling really weird. My brain feels as if sparks are going off, I'm dizzy, tongue and head throb and feel like they are both falling asleep. I get plenty of sleep. I see a psychiatrist and a neur surgeon for my neck. Help!
- Does latuda cause hives? if so, how long to appear?
Taking Benadryl and it seems to be working but outbreak in different areas still occurring.
You may be interested at these reviews (Write a review):
- Lamotrigine severe rash
I started taking 100mg of Teva-Lamotrigine Nov 22 once daily. I got a refill on Dec 5 that was Mylan-Lamotrigine. Two days later I woke up with an odd hot feeling rash all over my body and severe fatigue. I went back to bed 1/2 hour later after taking my regular Wellbutrin and the Lamotrigine. I woke up late morning. It got progressively worse during the day and I had a headache,fever and chills. I took the anti-histimine Aerius later that day which didn't help. The next day I went to a walk in clinic and they said it wasn't the Lamotrigine and thought it was a virus and did a throat swab. The fever and chills went away after a few days but I still have the rash. Finally after a week I saw a doctor that agreed it was the drug and I am now on the second week of Prednisone steroid treatment and prescription Reactin which is helping slowly. I have reported it to the Mylan drug company.
- Sinuses and lamictal
Have been having painful problems with sinuses, focal seizures have increased along with lapses of consciousness. Had the doctor take blood levels. They are normal, but feeling like this is not. Am wondering if the strange weather isn't a factor - as there is a constant fluctuation of the air pressure. Has anyone had similar problems. Would love to hear from you
- The zoloft/vyvanse concoction ruined my life.
I started taking these drugs about two months ago. I am diagnosed ADHD by a psychiatrist. I received these medications from a doctor whom I know and is married to a friend my wife. She, the doctor, gave them to me from her personal medications in a plastic baggy. I was given loose instructions for taking these on a piece of paper. I was never given the paperwork with warning signs. 10 days after starting these medications, I attacked my wife and am now separated. I am barred from seeing her and my daughter by means of a Victims Protective Order. I am a normally nonviolent person. Most who know me call me a peacemaker...a pacifist. I am still horrified by the events of that night. 15 seconds changed my life forever. I hope and pray my story helps others. Don't be naïve, as I was, when given medications. Ask questions.
- A life of depression and fatigue (1 response)
1) Family history of depression, 2) Diagnosed depression 1964-not treated until 1973, 3) Worked in medical field 35 years, 4) Emergency on-call 24/7, 5) Hospital 15 times major depression, 6) Tried nearly all MAOI, TCA, SSRI, SNRI, and ECT. 7) 100% Disability in 1998 for depression. Now at age 70 I have dysthymia, chronic fatigue, COPD, and PTSD. My recommendation to younger people - do not over stress,
do not smoke, avoid horrific or traumatic situations and try to find some enjoyment in life. If you have symptoms like mine seek early treatment put balance in your life. The often heard recommendations - get plenty of sleep, eat properly, learn to relax and avoid bad habits should not be ignored, they are critical to good physical and mental health.
- Lamictal and eyes being gooey.
While taking this medication, I experienced eye goo, sometimes stringing across my eye. Occasionally it would dry overnight and becoming crusty. I took this medication for over a year and the doctor kept prescribing me medication for conjunctivitis.
When I finally stopped taking this medication, the eye irritation went away.
Comments from related studies:
From this study (3 months ago):
doc moc on Apr, 25, 2013:
BREAK down FOOL!
Rhs on Oct, 13, 2012:
Get your medical records
and consult w/your doctor
trust1983 on Dec, 3, 2012:
Is it true in the states that a psych doc can up and just leave and refuse to treat you because you tried to kill yourself, especially if you didn't have a contact for life with you r doc?
Related drug interaction studies:
Drug effectiveness in real world:
- Lamictal for Bipolar Disorder reported by 762 people (updated 10 hours ago)
- Risperdal for Bipolar I Disorder reported by 42 people (updated 13 hours ago)
Complete drug side effects:
- Bipolar Disorder (82 drugs in 3,309 reports) (updated 2 days ago)
- Bipolar I Disorder (64 drugs in 1,826 reports) (updated 4 days ago)
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.
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