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Generic Lamictal (tm) Lamotrigine 25, 50, 100mg

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Generic Name : Lamotrigine
Therapy : Anticonvulsant
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Generic Lamictal (tm) Lamotrigine 25, 50, 100mg

Brand : Lamictal
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Generic Lamictal® : LAMOTRIGINE
Lamotrigine is the chemical name of the active ingredient in Lamictal®
Lamictal® is the registered trademark of GlaxoSmithKline Inc.

Medication information about generic Lamictal Important information about usage, risks and possible side-effects..

Tablets Chemical Name: LAMOTRIGINE ( la-MOE-tri-jeen)

Other name brands for this medication
Lamictal XR, Subvenite, Lamictal CD, Lamictal ODT, Lamitor, Lametec, Lamez, Lamosyn, Lamepil, Lamokem, Lamotem

Possible Uses of Lamictal: This medicine is an anticonvulsant used to treat partial seizures.

Before using Lamictal: WARNING: Serious, even fatal, rashes have occurred while using this medicine. These rashes ( e.g., Stevens-Johnson syndrome) are more common in children ( less than 16 years old) than in adults. Therefore, lamotrigine should only be used in children who have seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. Immediately notify your doctor if you develop any type of rash. If this medicine is the cause of the rash, the drug must be stopped. Even after stopping this medicine, it is still possible for the rash to cause permanent or fatal scarring along with other problems. The possibility of a rash may be increased by using too much of this medicine when treatment begins, increasing the dose beyond what your doctor prescribes during treatment, or taking valproic acid with lamotrigine. Most fatal rashes have occurred within 2 to 8 weeks of starting this medicine. However, fatalities have occurred after 6 months of use. Some medicines or medical conditions may interact with this medicine. INFORM YOUR DOCTOR OR PHARMACIST of all prescription and over-the-counter medicine that you are taking. ADDITIONAL MONITORING OF YOUR DOSE OR CONDITION may be needed if you are taking carbamazepine or valproic acid. Inform your doctor of any other medical conditions, allergies, pregnancy, or breast-feeding. Contact your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions or concerns about taking this medicine.

How to take Lamictal: Follow the directions for using this medicine provided by your doctor. THIS MEDICINE MAY COME WITH A PATIENT INFORMATION LEAFLET. Read it carefully. Ask your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist any questions that you may have about this medicine. THIS MEDICINE MAY BE TAKEN on an empty stomach or with food. STORE THIS MEDICINE at room temperature, away from heat, light, and moisture. Do not miss any doses. IF YOU MISS A DOSE OF THIS MEDICINE, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do NOT take 2 doses at once.

Precautions When Using Lamictal: DO NOT STOP USING THIS MEDICINE without first checking with your doctor. IF YOUR SYMPTOMS DO NOT IMPROVE or if they become worse, check with your doctor. BEFORE YOU HAVE ANY MEDICAL OR DENTAL TREATMENTS, EMERGENCY CARE, OR SURGERY, tell the doctor or dentist that you are using this medicine. THIS MEDICINE MAY CAUSE DROWSINESS. DO NOT DRIVE, OPERATE MACHINERY, OR DO ANYTHING ELSE THAT COULD BE DANGEROUS until you know how you react to this medicine. Using this medicine alone, with other medicines, or with alcohol may lessen your ability to drive or to perform other potentially dangerous tasks. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you have questions about which medicines cause drowsiness. BEFORE YOU BEGIN TAKING ANY NEW MEDICINE, either prescription or over-the-counter, check with your doctor or pharmacist. FOR WOMEN: IF YOU PLAN ON BECOMING PREGNANT, discuss with your doctor the benefits and risks of using this medicine during pregnancy. THIS MEDICINE IS EXCRETED IN BREAST MILK. DO NOT BREAST-FEED while taking this medicine.

Side Effects of Lamictal: SIDE EFFECTS, that may go away during treatment, include drowsiness, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, double vision, blurred vision, or headache. If they continue or are bothersome, check with your doctor. CHECK WITH YOUR DOCTOR AS SOON AS POSSIBLE if you experience skin rash, hives, fever, facial swelling, painful sores in your mouth or around your eyes, swelling of lips or tongue, or an increase in the number or frequency of seizures. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist.

Drug Interactions of Lamictal: Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects or prevent a medicine from doing its job.Inform your doctor about all the medicines you take with and without a prescription. 

Missed dose of Lamictal: IF YOU MISS A DOSE OF THIS MEDICINE and you are taking 1 dose daily, take the missed dose if you remember the same day. Skip the missed dose if you do not remember until the next day. do not double the next dose

Storage of Lamictal: Store at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture. Keep this and all medications out of the reach of children.

Other Information of Lamictal:
DO NOT SHARE THIS MEDICINE with others for whom it was not prescribed. DO NOT USE THIS MEDICINE for other health conditions. KEEP THIS MEDICINE out of the reach of children. IF USING THIS MEDICINE FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME, obtain refills before your supply runs out.


1. What is lamotrigine (Lamictal) and what is it used for?
lamotrigine is a medical drug sold under the name Lamictal which belongs to a class of medication called Anticonvulsants. This medicine is used to treat epilepsy by controlling or preventing seizures. It can also be used to treat depression in adults dealing with bipolar disorder.

2. When and how to use lamotrigine?
Lamotrigine is available to us in a form of pill that must be taken by mouth with or without food as per your doctor's prescription. It is usually taken once or twice a day daily. Swallow the tablet whole rather than chewing or crushing it in your mouth. The dosage and length of the treatment is based on your medical condition, response to the treatment and other medicine that you may be taking for the same or different reason. For children, it is also based on their body weight. Your doctor may start you with a low dose which will increase gradually. Take the medicine daily at the same time to get the most benefits from it. Do not increase your dose or take it more often than prescribed as this may also increase the risk of side effects without any improvement in your condition. Also in case of withdrawal from this medicine, it must be gradually decreased rather than immediate withdrawal. Discuss all the other medicines that you might be taking along with lamotrigine for the same or different reasons. Follow the medical prescription carefully and inform your doctor in case of any exception or confusion.

3. What are the side effects of lamotrigine?
Common side effects observed while medicating with lamotrigine are headache, drowsiness, dizziness, vomiting and upset stomach may occur. Inform your doctor if these conditions persist or get worse. There are some serious side effects which must be informed to the doctor right away if observed such as unusual/sudden changes in your mood, thoughts, or behavior including signs of depression, suicidal thoughts/attempts, thoughts about harming yourself etc. There are also some severe allergic reactions involved with these medications which require immediate medical attention if observed such as fainting, fast/irregular/pounding heartbeat, easy or unusual bruising/bleeding, stiff neck, vision problems, loss of coordination, muscle pain/tenderness/weakness, signs of kidney problems (change in the amount of urine).

4. How effective is lamotrigine?
lamotrigine is considered as an effective medicine when used as both monotherapy as well as combined therapy with other medical agents. The effectiveness of lamotrigine was 96.7% in genetic epileptical patients and in 94% of patients in prime wounds. An ideal effective dosage is 100-450mg but in men, it is even higher.

5. How long does lamotrigine take to work?
Ideally, the time required for any medicine to work properly depends upon many factors such as dosage, illness response to the treatment, body response and other medicine's response. However, lamotrigine usually takes 6 weeks to work properly as initially the dosage is started from a low amount which increases gradually later.

6. What does lamotrigine do to the brain?
lamotrigine is a kind of medicine that acts on the central nervous system of the brain to manage the frequency and intensity of seizures. It is contemplated to resist the activity of certain parts of the brain and controls the unusual firing of nerve cells causing seizures.

7. Is Lamotrigine used for anxiety?
Lamictal (lamotrigine), a mood stabilizer and anticonvulsant, isn't always authorized by way of the U.S. food and Drug administration (FDA) for the remedy of any tension issues. It is accepted to treat bipolar sickness and seizure issues.

8. How does lamotrigine make you feel?
Lamotrigine may additionally make you sense very drowsy or sleepy while you start taking it. It is able to also make it tough so that you can get to sleep. If these signs keep on for a long time, or if this is hard for you, speak for your health practitioner or pharmacist about different drugs you can take.

9. Is lamotrigine good for depression?
Lamotrigine is a temper stabilizer medicinal drug that works within the mind. It is accepted for the remedy of bipolar ailment (also known as manic depression) and positive styles of seizure problems. Bipolar ailment includes episodes of despair and/or mania.

10. What happens if you drink alcohol while on lamotrigine?
Ingesting alcohol can boom your aspect effects from Lamictal, however consuming is not prohibited at the same time as you're taking this medicinal drug. Alcohol can also make signs of bipolar sickness worse at once. Worsened signs and symptoms can result in alcohol misuse and even dependence.

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