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LAMITOR 50 MG OD TABLET

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Composition for LAMITOR

Lamotrigine(50 mg)

food interaction for LAMITOR

alcohol interaction for LAMITOR

pregnancy interaction for LAMITOR

lactation interaction for LAMITOR

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Lamitor 50 mg od tablet at a fixed time.
Lamitor 50 mg od tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
UNSAFE
Lamitor 50 mg od 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Lamitor 50 mg od tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE

SALT INFORMATION for LAMITOR

Lamotrigine(50 mg)

Uses

Lamitor 50 mg od tablet is used in the treatment of mania (abnormally elevated mood) and epilepsy.

How it works

Lamitor 50 mg od tablet controls seizures or fits by suppressing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

Common side effects

Pain, Aggression, Agitation, Joint pain, Back pain, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Dry mouth, Headache, Insomnia, Irritation, Nausea, Rash, Sleeping for unusually long periods, Tremor, Vomiting, Fatigue

Common Dosage for LAMITOR 50 MG OD TABLET

Patients taking LAMITOR 50 MG OD TABLET

  • 75%
    Once A Day
  • 16%
    Twice A Day
  • 5%
    Twice A Week
  • 2%
    Four Times A Day
  • 2%
    Thrice A week

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Expert advice for LAMITOR

  • Do not start lamotrigine and consult your doctor if have kidney problems, Parkinson’s disease (movement disorder) have had rash or meningitis after taking lamotrigine or any medicines for epilepsy or bipolar disorder.
  • Ask for medical advice if you get suicidal thoughts, frequency of fits increases or worsens, or if you suffer from allergic reaction, life-threatening skin reaction, Stevens-Johnson syndrome (serious, widespread, allergic reaction with a rash involving the skin and internal lining of the organs), extensive peeling of skin (toxic epidermal necrolysis), ulcers in mouth, throat or genitals, sore mouth, red or swollen eyes, high temperature, flu like symptoms, drowsiness, swelling around face, swollen glands in neck, unexpected bleeding or bruising, sore throat, increased liver enzymes, increased white blood cells, reduced red blood cells, enlarged lymph after taking lamotrigine.
  • Lamotrigine is not a recommended treatment for bipolar disorder in children and adolescents under 18 years of age.
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery until you feel well as lamotrigine can cause dizziness and blurred vision.
  • Do not stop taking lamotrigine until your doctor advises to do so and do not stop it abruptly.

Frequently asked questions for LAMITOR

Lamotrigine

Q.Is lamotrigine safe or dangerous?
Lamotrigine is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q.Is lamotrigine a narcotic, benzo, antipsychotic, depression?
Lamotrigine is not narcotic, benzo. Lamotrigine can be used to treat psychosis and depression

Q.Is lamotrigine a benzodiazepine, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor?
Lamotrigine is not a benzodiazepine or selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor

Q.Is lamotrigine the same as Lamictal?
Lamictal is the brand name of lamotrigine

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 lamotrigine get you high, cause insomnia, acne, anxiety, headache, diarrhea, erectile dysfunction or tremors?
Lamotrigine can cause insomnia, acne, anxiety, headache, diarrhea, erectile dysfunction and tremors.

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Content on this page was last updated on 31 May, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)