Psychiatric Treatment

Leaving Lamictal and Antidepressants for Now

Black-and-White empty plastic capsule

By phasing out lamotrigine, known more widely by the trade name Lamictal, I have recently ended 18 years of uninterrupted medication use to treat depression. It’s been a rough ride with 20 different psychotropic drugs. I had a few good periods with their help, but for the most part the results have been disappointing. My recovery started after years of taking antidepressants, years during which the condition steadily worsened. My personal and work lives suffered […] Read the rest»