TL;DR: Lamictal is often one of the first meds prescribed for Bipolar II as it has a relatively mild side effect profile and decent success rate for Bipolar depression. Watch out for the rash.
Emergency - If you are experiencing these symptoms you should contact a doctor immediately.
Official Guidelines: List the prescribing info
Typical Experience: What ranges are typically most effective for users?
Is there a generic available for this med? Is is stupid-expensive for no apparent reason? Is your insurance likely to deny it? Add details here!
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