Originally Posted by metalupyour455
I just got prescribed latuda for bipolar disorder by my doctor, but haven't asked him yet whether or not smoking pot is a bad idea on it and wanted to see if anyone here knows if there is a contraindication! Any information, whether literature based or experience based is welcome! Also, when I ask whether or not there is a contraindication, I mean between pot and latuda, not its effects with bipolar disorder. Thanks!
My name is Miriam and I take latuda and lamictal for bipolar disorder and mild schizophrenia. I would not recommend smoking pot on latuda, it may lead to a manic episode or plunge you into depression. I started taking latuda a few weeks ago and after finally feeling relief from crippling depression, I smoked a little with a friend from work and felt horrible. The weed
interacting with my medications alongside my low tolerance got me way too high and I felt like shit. I don't plan on smoking again, I don't want to relapse and end up in a hospital.