A Novel Strategy to Manage Tolerance to Lamotrigine in Bipolar II Depression

Author(s): V. Sharma, C. Corpse.

Journal Name: Letters in Drug Design & Discovery

Volume 5 , Issue 4 , 2008

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Abstract:

We describe the case of a patient with refractory bipolar II depression who developed tolerance to lamotrigine and after failing to respond to dose escalation showed a robust response to a retrial of lamotrigine following a two week drug holiday.

Keywords: Lamotrigine, Bipolar II depression, Bipolar II disorder, Tolerance, Drug holiday, Retrial

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Article Details

VOLUME: 5
ISSUE: 4
Year: 2008
Page: [302 - 302]
Pages: 1
DOI: 10.2174/157018008784619924
Price: $58