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Lamitor OD 25 mg Tablet

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Composition for Lamitor OD 25 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Lamitor OD 25 mg Tablet

Seizures, Mania
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Lamitor OD 25 mg Tablet
Lamitor OD 25 mg Tablet
Lamitor OD 25 mg Tablet
Lamitor OD 25 mg Tablet
Lamitor OD 25 mg Tablet
MRP
58
₹5.8/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Lamitor Tablet

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Uses of Lamitor Tablet

Lamitor OD 25 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of seizures and mania.
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Lamitor Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Lamitor 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.

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How to use Lamitor Tablet

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. Lamitor OD 25 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Lamitor Tablet works

Lamitor OD 25 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 Lamitor Tablet

Expert advice for Lamitor Tablet

  • You have been prescribed Lamitor OD 25 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 Lamitor OD 25 mg Tablet and inform your doctor if you notice a rash, especially if accompanied with fever,  as it may be life-threatening.
  • Lamitor OD 25 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 Lamitor OD 25 mg Tablet 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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Lamitor Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Lamitor Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Lamitor OD 25 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Lamitor OD 25 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.
Lactation
Lamitor OD 25 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.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Lamitor OD 25 mg Tablet can cause dizziness and double vision. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Lamitor OD 25 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lamitor OD 25 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Lamitor OD 25 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lamitor OD 25 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Lamitor Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Lamitor OD 25 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.

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Frequently asked questions about Lamitor Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Lamotrigine

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Lamitor with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Lamitor with Oxazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxazepam: Zaxpam, Anxozap
Lamitor with Midazolam
SERIOUS
Lamitor with Chlordiazepoxide
SERIOUS
Lamitor with Flurazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Flurazepam: Nindral, Fluraz, Zomnia

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