LAMICTAL 5mg Tablet 3x10s

 390.68

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Drug Strength: 5mg
Drug Form : Tablet
Pack Size : 3x10’s
Does this requires a prescription ?Yes

Lamotrigine:5mg | Anticonvulsants and Antiepileptics

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    Manufactured / Marketed By : GSK Product Form : TabletPack Size : 3x10sIngredients : Lamotrigine:5mgGeneric Category : Anticonvulsants and Antiepileptics

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    How it works

    LAMICTAL 5mg Tablet 3x10s works by decreasing abnormal electrical activity in the brain.

    Side effects

    Major & minor side effects for LAMICTAL 5mg Tablet 3x10s

    • Blurred or double vision
    • Loss of coordination
    • Skin rash
    • Difficulty in thinking
    • Dry mouth
    • Difficulty in speaking
    • Swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue, hands and feet rare
    • Loss of appetite
    • Headache
    • Nausea or Vomiting
    • Diarrhea
    • Weight loss

    Uses of LAMICTAL 5mg Tablet 3x10s

    What is it prescribed for?

    • Epilepsy

      This medicine is used alone or with other medications to treat seizures in patients suffering from epilepsy (a brain disorder that causes repeated seizures). Uncontrolled jerking movements and loss of consciousness are some of the symptoms of epilepsy.

    • Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome

      This medicine is used alone or with other medications to treat seizures in patients suffering from Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome (a severe form of childhood epilepsy characterized by recurrent seizures).

    • Bipolar I disorder

      This medicine is used to delay mood episodes in adult patients with bipolar I disorder which is also known as a manic-depressive illness characterized by episodes of severe mania and often depression.

    Concerns

    Frequently asked questions

    • Onset of action

      The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.

    • Duration of Effect

      The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.

    • Safe with Alchohol?

      Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of severe side effects such as dizziness, difficulty in concentration, impaired judgment, etc. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you consume alcohol during treatment with this medicine.

    • Is it habit forming?

      No habit forming tendency has been reported.

    • Usage in pregnancy?

      This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. The benefits and risks should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

    • Usage while breast-feeding?

      This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

    When not to use?

    • Allergy

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to LAMICTAL 5mg Tablet 3x10s or any other inactive ingredients present along with the formulation.

    Warnings

    Warnings for special population
    • Pregnancy

      This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. The benefits and risks should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

    • Breast-feeding

      This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

    General Warnings
    • Suicidal thoughts

      This medicine may increase the risk of suicidal thoughts upon treatment. Therefore, it should be used with caution, especially in patients suffering from depression or suicidal tendencies. Close monitoring of mood and behavior is necessary for such patients. Appropriate caregiver and patient counseling, dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition.

    • Skin reactions

      This medicine should be used with caution since it may cause skin reactions like Stevens-Johnson syndrome, toxic epidermal necrolysis, Drug Reaction with Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms (DRESS), etc. in some patients. The treatment should be discontinued if any symptoms of a skin rash appear.

    • Blood cell count

      This medicine may cause neutropenia, anemia, and aplastic anemia. Frequent monitoring of blood cell count is necessary. Any signs of low blood count should be reported to the doctor. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

    • Withdrawal symptoms

      Abrupt discontinuation of this medicine may increase the risk of severe adverse effects, especially if you have been using a high dose for a long duration. A gradual dose reduction is recommended to avoid these reactions. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.

    • Driving or operating machinery

      This medicine may cause dizziness, blurred vision, or drowsiness in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness like driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience any of these symptoms.

    Dosage

    • Missed Dose

      Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.

    • Overdose

      Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

    Interactions

    Interaction with Medicines
    • Ethinyl Estradiol moderate
    • Rifampicin moderate
    • Valproic Acid severe
    • Pentazocine moderate
    • Lithium moderate
    Disease interactions
    • moderate

      This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from cardiovascular diseases and conduction abnormalities due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring of the heart function is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

    • moderate

      This medicine may aseptic meningitis in some patients upon therapy. Report any symptoms of neck rigidity, headache, and fever to the doctor immediately. Close monitoring of the clinical condition, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

    • moderate

      This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from liver impairment due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function tests is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

    • moderate

      This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from kidney impairment due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of kidney function tests is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

    General Instructions

    Take this medicine with or without food. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesired side effects. Ensure that the course of treatment is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.

    Other details

    • Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor
    • To be taken as instructed by doctor
    • May cause sleepiness

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    One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver LAMICTAL 5mg Tablet 3x10s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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