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    Lamotrigine

    Information about Lamotrigine

    Lamotrigine uses

    Lamotrigine is used in the treatment of seizures and mania.

    How lamotrigine works

    Lamotrigine is an antiepileptic medication. It controls seizures or fits by decreasing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

    Common side effects of lamotrigine

    Skin rash, Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, Dry mouth, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Sleepiness, Joint pain, Dizziness, Back pain, Irritability, Weight loss, Agitation, Fatigue, Diarrhoea, Tremor

    Available Medicine for Lamotrigine

    • ₹58 to ₹359
      Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      5 variant(s)
    • ₹113 to ₹192
      Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹14 to ₹300
      Cipla Ltd
      7 variant(s)
    • ₹42 to ₹363
      Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      8 variant(s)
    • ₹43 to ₹750
      Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      8 variant(s)
    • ₹56 to ₹175
      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      3 variant(s)
    • ₹46 to ₹183
      Ipca Laboratories Ltd
      6 variant(s)
    • ₹107 to ₹168
      Alkem Laboratories Ltd
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹62 to ₹188
      RPG Life Sciences Ltd
      4 variant(s)
    • ₹44 to ₹128
      Zydus Cadila
      3 variant(s)

    Frequently asked questions for Lamotrigine

    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
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    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.

    Content on this page was last updated on 17 August, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)