Kate comes home tonight for wkend Ratlle thoose beads!!

Discussion in 'General Parenting' started by KATES_MOM, Jan 19, 2007.

  1. KATES_MOM

    KATES_MOM New Member

    I hope this wkend goes better than the last. I did let her sit there last wkend due to her behav. the wkend befor.
    All wk our phone convos have been really good and she is upbeat. She said she just feels really good lately.
    HUMMMMM could Lamictal be showing its pretty head??
    I hope so, and if it is I pray it last longer than it did last time on it. psychiatrist says she was only up to 200 mg. befor last psychiatrist stoped it. I guess she thinks she can take it higher than that. Anyone know how high a teen can go on that? Thanks Kathy :smile:
     
  2. LittleDudesMom

    LittleDudesMom Well-Known Member Staff Member

    Wishing the best for the weekend. Beads rattling, body parts crossed, and a prayer offered :smile:

    Sharon
     
  3. timer lady

    timer lady Queen of Hearts

    Beads rattling from MN. I have my ktbug home this weekend as well - so far so good.
     
  4. rejectedmom

    rejectedmom New Member

    Hope your weekend is nice. -RM
     
  5. Sunlight

    Sunlight Active Member

    a pharmacist can answer you medications question for free expert advice there!
    have a wonderful peaceful visit!
     
  6. DammitJanet

    DammitJanet Well-Known Member Staff Member

    The adult dose range of lamictal is 200 to 500 mgs. If Kate is of average adult body weight then she could take that. Otherwise in kids it is 2-10 mg/kg/day depending on body weight.

    They have now raised me to 400. The thinking goes that more is actually better. Dont know yet. I was on 200 for a long time and recently went to 300 and now they have jumped me to 400.
     
  7. witzend

    witzend Well-Known Member

    Hope you have a nice quiet weekend with her. Hopefully between the medications and lessons learned, she will have some of the fight knocked out of her!
     
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