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Lamictal Xr 25mg Strip Of 30 Tablets

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30 Tablet(s) in Strip
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MRP 329.70
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Lamotrigine(25.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
ANTI-EPILEPTIC

Medical Description

Lamictal Xr Tablet is an anticonvulsant medication that is used in treating epilepsy and bipolar disorder. It contains lamotrigine as its active ingredient. It acts by decreasing the abnormal impulses...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
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    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Lamictal Xr 25mg Strip Of 30 Tablets

Lamictal Xr Tablet is used for the treatment for the epilepsy (seizures) and bipolar disorder.
contraindications

Contraindications of Lamictal Xr 25mg Strip Of 30 Tablets

If you are allergic to lamotrigine or any other active ingredients present along with it.
sideEffects

Side effects of Lamictal Xr 25mg Strip Of 30 Tablets

  • Headache
  • Skin rash
  • Drowsiness
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Dry mouth
  • Tiredness
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Lamictal Xr 25mg Strip Of 30 Tablets

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Lamictal Xr Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
  • Use of the Lamictal Xr Tablet during pregnancy (especially first trimester) may cause an increased risk of birth defects such as cleft lip or cleft palate.
  • Thus, consult your doctor before using if you are pregnant, think you may be or are planning a pregnancy.
  • Use effective contraception (condoms, a cap or a coil.) if you are a woman of childbearing age and are taking this medicine, also seek advice from your doctor.
  • Do not discontinue the treatment without discussion with your doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Lamictal Xr Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Lamotrigine passes into the breastmilk and may affect your baby, thus consult your doctor before using the Lamictal Xr Tablet while breastfeeding. If prescribed, watch out for adverse effects such as drowsiness, rash and poor weight gain.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the Lamictal Xr Tablet?
A:
You should avoid driving while on treatment as the Lamictal Xr Tablet may make you feel sleepy or dizzy or may cause blurred vision, lack of muscle coordination or a depressed level of consciousness.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Lamictal Xr Tablet?
A:
Do not drink alcohol while you are using the Lamictal Xr Tablet as it may worsen the side effects.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have observed any rashes after taking the Lamictal Xr Tablet. Immediately contact your doctor or visit the nearest hospital.
  • You have any behavioural changes or mood changes.
  • You are suffering from a condition - Brugada syndrome.
  • You have a known history of kidney problems.
  • You are on a medication that contains lamotrigine.
  • You develop any suicidal thoughts, contact your doctor.
  • You have ever developed meningitis after taking this medicine.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Lamictal Xr 25mg Strip Of 30 Tablets

How Does It Work?

Lamotrigine in the Lamictal Xr Tablet works by decreasing the impulses from the nerves in the brain that cause seizures and also mood changes.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Lamictal Xr 25mg Strip Of 30 Tablets

  • Lamictal Xr Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It can be taken with or without food.
  • It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • You should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.
interactions

Interactions of Lamictal Xr 25mg Strip Of 30 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way the Lamictal Xr Tablet works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially, if you are taking hormonal contraceptives, antibiotics, other medicines to treat fits or epilepsy or other psychiatric illnesses, HIV infection, etc.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Lamictal Xr 25mg Strip Of 30 Tablets

  • Store the Lamictal Xr Tablet below 25°C in a dry place, protected from light.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Lamictal Xr 25mg Strip Of 30 Tablets

Overdose

An overdose of the Lamictal Xr Tablet can lead to serious adverse effects such as lack of coordination, rapid, uncontrollable eye movements, unconsciousness, fits (convulsions) or coma. Thus, it shoul...
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Missed a Dose

You should never miss a dose of the Lamictal Xr Tablet. If you have missed any dose, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue w...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is epilepsy?

A: Epilepsy is a brain-related disorder affecting people of all ages characterized by recurrent seizures that are brief episodes of involuntary movement that may involve a part of the body or the entire body. It is caused due to abnormal electrical activity in the brain and sometimes accompanied by loss of consciousness and control of bowel or bladder function.

Q: What is bipolar disorder?

A: Bipolar disorder is a brain-related condition that affects a person's mood, energy and ability to function. People may also feel abnormally happy, irritable and sad or low.

Q: What is the use of the Lamictal Xr Tablet?

A: Lamictal Xr Tablet is used for the treatment for the epilepsy (seizures) and bipolar disorders.

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ContainsLamotrigine(25.0 Mg)
UsesEpilepsy, bipolar disorder
Side effectsHeadache, skin rash, dizziness
Last Updated on: 25 Aug 2021 | 08:24 PM (IST)
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