Lamictal Medication - Uses & Side Effects
Generic Name: Lamotrigine
LAMOTRIGINE (Lamictal®) is effective in helping to control partial seizures (convulsions) in adults and children with epilepsy. It is also used in adults and children who have generalized (major) seizures (convulsions) due to a special condition named Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. Lamotrigine is also used in adults for a mental health condition known as bipolar disorder. Generic lamotrigine tablets are available. Lamictal affects chemicals in the brain involved in seizures and in bipolar disorder.
Uses of Lamictal
Side Effects of Lamictal
If you are taking this medication, then discuss the side effects with your doctor. If you feel any change in intensity, then you should tell your doctor. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe to continue using Lamictal. Side effects may include:
Warnings and precautions before taking Lamictal:
Drug Interaction :-
If you are taking certain drugs with Lamictal, then it may decreased, increased or altered the effects of Lamictal medicine. It is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Lamictal with the following:
When you are taking Lamictal, and you feel that overdose is suspected then contact your doctor immediately. Symptoms of an Lamictal overdose may include:-
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