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I'm currently on Seroquel & Lamictal max doses and had a rather nasty mixed episode in June.  My psychiatrist is now talking about adding a subclinical dose of lithium.  Has anyone had this combo?  (I'm also on Welbutrin if it applies)

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I haven't heard of adding Lithium but it will likely work.

i was taking Geodon and Lamictal before my last serious serious mania. The one where I had to admit to myself that I can't work anymore.

my pdoc added Seroquel. That still didn't do it so we added in Prolixin (an AP back around the days of Haldol), which I had some earlier success with.. finally the mania was gone.

After a few years my pdoc dropped me to Seroquel and I use Prolixin when I need it.

 

i say give it a try.

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Should not be a problem. They each have different function. Seroquel is an AAP, Lamictal is an anticonvulsant, and Lithium is classified as an AP but is really in its own class.

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Two summers ago I found myself on Seroquel, Lamictal, and Zyprexa. Take what you need to get the job done. Mixed episodes are hell. You can reevaluate later.

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