Lamictal 50mg Tablet XR

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Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Lamictal 50mg Tablet XR

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Primarily used for

Seizures, Mania
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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₹15.0/Tablet XR
30 tablet xr in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Lamictal Tablet XR

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Uses of Lamictal Tablet XR

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

Common

Skin rash, Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, Dry 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 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Lamictal 50mg Tablet XR at a fixed time.

How Lamictal Tablet XR works

Lamictal 50mg 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

Warnings
Special precautions for Lamictal 50mg Tablet XR
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Lamictal 50mg Tablet XR may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Lamictal 50mg 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.
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Lactation
Lamictal 50mg 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.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Lamictal 50mg Tablet XR can cause dizziness and double vision. This may affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Lamictal 50mg Tablet XR should be used with caution in patie
nts with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lamictal 50mg Tablet XR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Lamictal 50mg Tablet XR should be used with caution in patie
nts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lamictal 50mg Tablet XR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Mezolam 7.5mg Injection, Medzol 1mg Injection, Etivin 0.50mg Tablet, Solzam 10mg Tablet MD

Missed Dosageuses

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

Frequently asked questions for Lamotrigine

Lamictal is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Lamictal is not narcotic, benzo. Lamictal can be used to treat psychosis and depression
Lamictal is not a benzodiazepine or selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor
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
Lamictal can cause insomnia, acne, anxiety, headache, diarrhea, erectile dysfunction and tremors.
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