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Possible Lamictal Complications
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delora_anne posted:
I started getting hives last week, and my doctor freaked out about it being caused by the lamictal and sent me to a dermatologist same day. He said that it was just hives. I have also had persistent and recurrent flu-like symptoms, low grade fevers, nausea, fatigue, and infections for over 2 months now. No one can figure it out. My pdoc thought it could be a reaction from the Lamictal. She has suggested that I may have to come off of it in a couple weeks if it doesn't improve. She switched me from the XR to the regular and my hives went away, but the illnesses/fevers have not. Anyone had this happen with Lamictal? My job is at stake now because of all my absences between stabillizing the bipolar and all of these infections.
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bpcookie responded:
Hello Delora, I take Lamictal but I've never experienced any side effects. I just wanted to say how very sorry I am that this has happened to you. I hope the Dr.s can get everything under control soon. Take care.
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