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is tegretol right for me?
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is tegretol right for me?

depakote caused alot of weight gain and lithium hide awful side effects..lamictal worked well but too expensive, so is tegretol a good choice for bipolar disorder?  What is the right dosage, being that my bipolar disorder is prety serious. Im currently taking 4mg of ativan/day and 100mg of amitryptiline at night for sleep
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It is a good medicine to treat bipolar if you cannot afford Lamictal and Lamictal worked for you although I have to say I am not a dr and you will have to give it a try to see if it works for you and if you can tolerate it.  I was put on Lamictal and it worked for me.  I am still taking it now but in the begginning when I was put on the Lamictal my dr told me that if it didn't work or I developed a rash then the next thing he was going to try was carbamazepine.
Hope this medicine works for you.
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