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Ictalam 50mg Tablet

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Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Ictalam 50mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Ictalam 50mg Tablet

Seizures, Mania
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
MRP
53.08
₹5.31/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Ictalam Tablet

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Uses of Ictalam Tablet

Ictalam 50mg Tablet is used in the treatment of seizures and mania.
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Ictalam Tablet side effects

Common

Skin rash, Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, Dryness in mouth, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Sleepiness, Joint pain, Dizziness, Back pain, Irritability, Weight loss, Agitation, Fatigue, Diarrhoea, Tremor.

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How to use Ictalam Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Ictalam 50mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Ictalam Tablet works

Ictalam 50mg Tablet is an antiepileptic medication. It controls seizures or fits by decreasing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

In Depth Information on Ictalam Tablet

Ictalam Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Ictalam Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Ictalam 50mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ictalam 50mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Ictalam 50mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Monitor the baby for rash, sleepiness or poor sucking. Also, get the platelet count and liver function test done periodically.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Ictalam 50mg Tablet can cause dizziness and double vision. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Ictalam 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ictalam 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Ictalam 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ictalam 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Ictalam Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Ictalam 50mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Ictalam Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Lamotrigine

Ictalam is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Ictalam is not narcotic, benzo. Ictalam can be used to treat psychosis and depression
Ictalam is not a benzodiazepine or selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor
Lamictal is the brand name of Ictalam
Q. Can lamotrigine be taken with ibuprofen, tramadol, pseudoephedrine (Sudafed), paracetamol (Tylenol), alprazolam (Xanax), gabapentin, Nyquil, Benadryl or Mucinex?
Lamotrigine when taken with ibuprofen, benadryl, tramadol, pseudoephedrine, paracetamol, alprazolam, gabapentin, Nyquil or guaifenesin (Mucinex) can lead to increased side effect
Ictalam can cause insomnia, acne, anxiety, headache, diarrhea, erectile dysfunction and tremors.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Ictalam with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Ictalam with Flurazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Flurazepam: Fluraz, Zomnia
Ictalam with Oxazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxazepam: Zaxpam, Anxozap
Ictalam with Tofisopam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tofisopam: Nextril
Ictalam with Chlordiazepoxide
SERIOUS
Ictalam with Midazolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Midazolam: Medzol, Mezolam, Midfast, Fulsed, Midosed, Midzee, Benzosed, Megarest, Midzol, Kabizolam, Medistat

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