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Can Higher Doses of Trileptal Cause Irritability and Personality Changes?
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An_243468 posted:
My son has been taking intuniv for ADD and amantadine to control his rages. He was also taking 1200 mg of trileptal. The trileptal I believe caused his rages to get worse and he was irritable all day long. The doctor recently cut the dose in half and he is a lot less irritable. Has this been anyone else's experience with mood stabilizers
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BPdadof3bp responded:
I am NOT a dr but I am BP and have 3 BP kids. From. My experience, which is extensive, the answer is yes. ADHD and BP meds feed off each other. Increasing one can cause a change in the other. that is why balance is so I important.


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