Lamictal 100 mg Tablet DT


Overview

Uses of Lamictal Tablet DT
Lamictal 100 mg Tablet DT is used in the treatment of seizures and mania.
Lamictal Tablet DT 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 Lamictal Tablet DT
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it. Lamictal 100 mg Tablet DT may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Lamictal Tablet DT works
Lamictal 100 mg Tablet DT is an antiepileptic medication. It controls seizures or fits by decreasing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.
Lamictal Tablet DT related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
Lamictal 100 mg Tablet DT may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Lamictal 100 mg Tablet DT 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
Lamictal 100 mg Tablet DT 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.
Lamictal 100 mg Tablet DT can cause dizziness and double vision. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Lamictal 100 mg Tablet DT should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lamictal 100 mg Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Lamictal 100 mg Tablet DT should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lamictal 100 mg Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
What if you miss a dose of Lamictal Tablet DT?
If you miss a dose of Lamictal 100 mg Tablet DT, 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

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  • You have been prescribed Lamictal 100 mg Tablet DT 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 Lamictal 100 mg Tablet DT and inform your doctor if you notice a rash, especially if accompanied with fever,  as it may be life-threatening.
  • Lamictal 100 mg Tablet DT 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 Lamictal 100 mg Tablet DT 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 Lamictal with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Brand(s): Risure, Boze, Clobazed
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Brand(s): Dizapam, Zeopse, Karpam
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Brand(s): Equblam, Zepox, Raipox
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Brand(s): Panik, Klojet, Sezolan
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Brand(s): Psycopan, Urpam
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Brand(s): Antep, C Lep, Ametol
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Lamictal

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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 Lamictal safe or dangerous?
Lamictal is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Lamictal a narcotic, benzo, antipsychotic, depression?
Lamictal is not narcotic, benzo. Lamictal can be used to treat psychosis and depression
Q. Is Lamictal a benzodiazepine, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor?
Lamictal is not a benzodiazepine or selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor
Q. Is Lamictal the same as Lamictal?
Lamictal is the brand name of Lamictal
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 Lamictal get you high, cause insomnia, acne, anxiety, headache, diarrhea, erectile dysfunction or tremors?
Lamictal can cause insomnia, acne, anxiety, headache, diarrhea, erectile dysfunction and tremors.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 19th Apr 2017.
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