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Lamictal 50 mg Tablet XR

Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Lamictal 50 mg Tablet XR

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Lamictal 50 mg Tablet XR

Seizures, Mania
Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
MRP
494.5
₹16.48/Tablet XR
30 tablet xr in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Lamictal Tablet XR

Uses of Lamictal Tablet XR

Lamictal 50 mg Tablet XR is used in the treatment of seizures and mania.

Lamictal Tablet XR side effects

Common

Side Effects of Lamictal are 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 XR

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. Lamictal 50 mg Tablet XR may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Lamictal Tablet XR works

Lamictal 50 mg Tablet XR 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 Lamictal Tablet XR

Expert advice for Lamictal Tablet XR

  • You have been prescribed Lamictal 50 mg Tablet XR 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 50 mg Tablet XR and inform your doctor if you notice a rash, especially if accompanied with fever,  as it may be life-threatening.
  • Lamictal 50 mg Tablet XR 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 50 mg Tablet XR affects you.
  • Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor as it may increase the seizure frequency.
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Lamictal Tablet XR related warnings
Special precautions for Lamictal Tablet XR
Alcohol
CAUTION
Lamictal 50 mg Tablet XR may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Lamictal 50 mg Tablet XR 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 50 mg Tablet XR 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 50 mg Tablet XR can cause dizziness and double vision. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Lamictal 50 mg Tablet XR should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lamictal 50 mg Tablet XR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Lamictal 50 mg Tablet XR should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lamictal 50 mg Tablet XR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Lamictal Tablet XR?uses

If you miss a dose of Lamictal 50 mg Tablet XR, 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

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Frequently asked questions about Lamictal Tablet XR

Frequently asked questions about Lamotrigine

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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Lamictal with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Lamictal with Alprazolam
SERIOUS
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Lamictal with Flurazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Flurazepam: Nindral
Lamictal with Chlordiazepoxide
SERIOUS
Lamictal with Midazolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Midazolam: Medzol, Mezolam, Midfast, Fulsed, Midosed, Midzee, Benzosed, Megarest, Midacip, Midzol
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