Lamictal 5mg Tablet DT

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Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Lamictal 5mg Tablet DT

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Primarily used for

Seizures, Mania
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Lamictal Tablet DT

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Uses of Lamictal Tablet DT

Lamictal 5mg Tablet DT is used in the treatment of seizures and mania.
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Side effects of Lamictal Tablet DT

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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 DT

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Lamictal 5mg Tablet DT at a fixed time.

How Lamictal Tablet DT works

Lamictal 5mg 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.

In Depth Information on Lamictal Tablet DT

Warnings
Special precautions for Lamictal 5mg Tablet DT
Alcohol
CAUTION
Lamictal 5mg Tablet DT may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Lamictal 5mg 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.
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Lactation
Lamictal 5mg 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.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Lamictal 5mg Tablet DT can cause dizziness and double vision. This may affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Lamictal 5mg Tablet DT should be used with caution in patien
ts with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lamictal 5mg Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Lamictal 5mg Tablet DT should be used with caution in patien
ts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lamictal 5mg Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Mezolam 7.5mg Injection, Frisium 5mg Tablet, Zee 2mg Tablet, Zep 10mg Tablet

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.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Lamictal 5mg Tablet DT

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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