Lamez 5 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Lamez Tablet

Lamez 5 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of seizures and mania.

Lamez 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

How to use Lamez 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. Lamez 5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Lamez Tablet works

Lamez 5 mg Tablet is an antiepileptic medication. It controls seizures or fits by decreasing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

Lamez Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Lamez 5 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Lamez 5 mg 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
Lamez 5 mg 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.
Lamez 5 mg Tablet can cause dizziness and double vision. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Lamez 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lamez 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Lamez 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lamez 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Lamez Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Lamez 5 mg 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.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Lamez 5 mg Tablet to lower the frequency of seizures and as long-term treatment for stabilizing mood.
  • It should be taken with food to avoid stomach upset.
  • Stop taking Lamez 5 mg Tablet and inform your doctor if you notice a rash, especially if accompanied with fever,  as it may be life-threatening.
  • Lamez 5 mg Tablet may cause headaches. Drink plenty of water and take a suitable pain killer. Inform your doctor if it does not go away.
  • Talk to your doctor if you notice sudden mood changes or develop suicidal thoughts.
  • It can make hormonal birth control less effective.
  • Don't drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how Lamez 5 mg Tablet affects you.
  • Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor as it may increase the seizure frequency.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Lamez with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Medzol
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Konit, Zipam, Enzed
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Risure, Boze, Clobazed
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Panik, Klojet, Sezolan
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Equblam, Zepox, Raipox
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Dizapam, Zeopse, Karpam
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Antep, C Lep, Ametol
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycopan, Urpam
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Etizom, Etimax, Etezole
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Eurolam, Tenzo, Indolam
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Lamez

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Fits, Seizures Earlier used to get temporal lobe but recently got grand mal
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist
https://www.1mg.com/otc/jiva-brahmi-tablet-otc329971One ?one tablet morning & evening after taking food .use this tablet along with your treatment
I have seizure disorder can i take medicine for lifetime plz tell me sir
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Usually, if their is no organic cause of seizure in brain, treatment is continued for 3 years of seizure free period and then gradually tapered off. If seizures re occur, then treatment may continue for life.
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FAQs

Q. Is Lamez safe or dangerous?
Lamez is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Lamez a narcotic, benzo, antipsychotic, depression?
Lamez is not narcotic, benzo. Lamez can be used to treat psychosis and depression
Q. Is Lamez a benzodiazepine, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor?
Lamez is not a benzodiazepine or selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor
Q. Is Lamez the same as Lamictal?
Lamictal is the brand name of Lamez
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
Q. Does Lamez get you high, cause insomnia, acne, anxiety, headache, diarrhea, erectile dysfunction or tremors?
Lamez can cause insomnia, acne, anxiety, headache, diarrhea, erectile dysfunction and tremors.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 1st Dec 2017.
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