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lamictal and sleep

Does anyone who takes Lamictal have problems sleeping???  I dream all night long and never feel well rested.  I am constantly tired becasue of it.  i can dream wake up then immediately fall back into the dream I was having.  I am tired of looking like death because I have dark circles under my eyes.  Any thoughts on the matter?
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  Yes I had that problem when I was on Lamictal (and some other mood stabilizers as well). I know since I had trouble falling asleep in addition to sleep disruption I was prescribed the sleep aide Rozerem which is non addictive and actually adjusts the sleep cycle like melatonin but I don't know if it would be prescribed for sleep disruption but you could ask your psychiatrist.
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All these medicines make life good and wrong in diferent ways, my Daughter had been triying to fin once that world for her for the last 3 years, be careful
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