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Does lamictal cause weight gain?

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Answered 2012-05-01 03:22:44

I've been taking lamictal for a year and a half and I have slowly, but surely gained around 20 pounds! I don't understand why in some cases you gain weight nd in others you don't seem to, but I have noticed a not-so-subtle weight gain in myself. The most unflattering if I may say so myself.

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