- Jan 8, 2017
Over 2 years for me and mostly i have been high in energy but now i am depressed. The depression came on gradually. I never felt very stable until this depression which has seen me stably depressed. I know what every day will be like now. My Dr says it is not a good AD but i don't think it is good at preventing highs either but it is the best mood stabilizer i have ever taken and i have had most. I have retained my emotions and not been through the flat and apathetic feelings that other ones have made me feel. I have not had akithisia and have not had insomnia. I have not gained weight, if anything i have lost. Any side effects went away. It is one that people say needs to be increased and increased but my Dr did not increase but added an AD. If you have to work, i can see that it might not be good enough for some people, but an increase for me might have stopped the instability of energy. It never did last throughout the day also. I needed an afternoon kip or an afternoon quiet time. I found agitation to be a problem sometimes.