Lamictal 50Mg Tablets 30S (Pack Size 3 X 10S)
Brand : glaxo smith kline pakistan
How it works
It treats epilepsy by blocking the signals in the brain that trigger epileptic seizures (fits).
LAMICTAL TAB 50 MG 30'S
Requires Prescription (YES/NO)
Lamotrigine belongs to a group of medicines called anti-epileptics. It is used to treat two conditions - Epilepsy and bipolar disorder.
Headache , skin rash. aggression or irritability , feeling sleepy or drowsy , feeling dizzy , shaking or tremors , difficulty in sleeping (insomnia), feeling agitated , diarrhoea , dry mouth, feeling sick (nausea) or being sick (vomiting) , feeling tired , pain in your back or joints, or elsewhere , clumsiness and lack of co-ordination (ataxia) , double vision or blurred vision , hair loss or thinning (alopecia).
When not to Use
Do not take Lamotrigine: If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to lamotrigine or any of the other ingredients of this medicine .
The usual effective dose for adults and children aged 13 years or over is between 100 mg and 400 mg each day. For children aged 2 to 12 years, the effective dose depends on their body weight - usually, it’s between 1 mg and 15 mg for each kilogram of the child’s weight, up to a maximum maintenance dose of 200 mg daily. It is not recommended for children aged under 2 years. OR As directed by your physician .
Storage yes or /no
Store this medicine at room temperature, away from direct light and heat.
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Lamotrigine : If you have any kidney problems or If you have ever developed a rash after taking lamotrigine or other medicines for bipolar disorder or epilepsy.
Medicines to treat depression and other mental health problems increase the risk of suicidal thoughts and behaviour in children and adolescents aged under 18 years.
Lamotrigine can cause dizziness and double vision.
It contain small amounts of a sugar called lactose. If you have an intolerance to lactose or any other sugars , Tell your doctor, and don’t take Lamotrigine.
Always consult your physician before using any medicine.
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