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one week on meds, now no meds what will happen?
An_254387 posted:
A very close friend of mine has recently been diagnosed as being bipolar. He was on his first week of medication, an anticonvulsant, of 25mg. Then Friday he was supposed his next weeks Rx, but because he did not have money he is not able to get his meds. So he has been off them for two days now. what will happen to him if he does not get his medication today? Already last nite he sent me a mean text out of the blue. Please, someone, who is knowledgeable about this issue help me. I really worry about him. thank you.
Joseph F Goldberg, MD responded:
Dear An, Chances are, 1 week of an anticonvulsant (25 mg sounds like lamotrigine) and then stopping will have no consequence. Dr G
ddnos responded:
He may qualify for free medication through Prescription Assistance at or he can call 1.888.477.2669 and they can let him know right away if he qualifies for free or reduced cost meds. Have him call ASAP
Good luck!
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