Medicine Overview of Lamikon Tablet
Lamikon OD 100 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of seizures and mania
Side Effects of Lamikon 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.
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. Lamikon OD 100 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Lamikon OD 100 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.
In Depth Information on Lamikon Tablet
- You have been prescribed Lamikon OD 100 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 Lamikon OD 100 mg Tablet and inform your doctor if you notice a rash, especially if accompanied with fever, as it may be life-threatening.
Lamikon OD 100 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 Lamikon OD 100 mg Tablet affects you.
- Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor as it may increase the seizure frequency.
Lamikon Tablet related warnings
Lamikon OD 100 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Lamikon OD 100 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.
Lamikon OD 100 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.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Lamikon OD 100 mg Tablet can cause dizziness and double vision. This may affect your ability to drive.
Lamikon OD 100 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lamikon OD 100 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Lamikon OD 100 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lamikon OD 100 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Lamikon OD 100 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.
Frequently asked questions about Lamikon Tablet
Q. Is Lamikon safe or dangerous?
Lamikon is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Lamikon a narcotic, benzo, antipsychotic, depression?
Lamikon is not narcotic, benzo. Lamikon can be used to treat psychosis and depression
Q. Is Lamikon a benzodiazepine, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor?
Lamikon is not a benzodiazepine or selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor
Q. Is Lamikon the same as Lamictal?
Lamictal is the brand name of Lamikon
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Lamotrigine when taken with ibuprofen, benadryl, tramadol, pseudoephedrine, paracetamol, alprazolam, gabapentin, Nyquil or guaifenesin (Mucinex) can lead to increased side effect
Q. Does Lamikon get you high, cause insomnia, acne, anxiety, headache, diarrhea, erectile dysfunction or tremors?
Lamikon can cause insomnia, acne, anxiety, headache, diarrhea, erectile dysfunction and tremors.
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