Lamitor Od 200mg Tablet
Lamitor Od 200 MG Description
Lamitor OD 200 tablet is an anti-epileptic medication. It is used in the management of epilepsy and bipolar disorder. It contains lamotrigine as the active ingredient. Epilepsy is temporary loss or d
isturbance of consciousness with or without convulsions. Lamitor OD 200 tablet works by decreasing the abnormal impulses from the brain's nerves and helps prevent seizures/fits and mood swings. Take this medicine in the exact dose and duration prescribed by your doctor. Do not take more than the recommended dose. Do not stop taking this medicine on your own. Before starting Lamitor OD 200 tablet, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history.
Uses of Lamitor Od 200 MG
Contraindications of Lamitor Od 200 MG
Side effects of Lamitor Od 200 MG
Precautions and Warnings of Lamitor Od 200 MG
- Lamitor OD 200 tablet should only be used during pregnancy if recommended by the doctor. Thus, consult your doctor before using this medicine if you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant, or are planning a pregnancy. Women capable of having children should use effective birth control measures during the treatment period....
Other General Warnings
- You observe any rashes after taking Lamitor OD 200 tablet.
- You experience any behavioural changes or mood changes.
- You are suffering from a condition called Brugada syndrome.
- You have a known history of kidney problems.
- You are on a medication that contains lamotrigine.
- You develop any suicidal thoughts after taking this medicine.
- You have ever developed meningitis after taking this medicine.
Mode of Action of Lamitor Od 200 MG
How Does It Work?
Directions for Use of Lamitor Od 200 MG
- Lamitor OD 200 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 would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results.
- You should not consume more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.
Interactions of Lamitor Od 200 MG
Interactions with other medicines
- Some medicines can affect the way the Lamitor OD 200 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.
Storage and disposal of Lamitor Od 200 MG
- Store Lamitor OD 200 tablet below 25°C in a dry place, protected from light.
- Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
Dosage of Lamitor Od 200 MG
- An overdose of the Lamitor OD 200 tablet can lead to serious side effects such as lack of coordination, rapid, uncontrollable eye movements, unconsciousness, fits (convulsions).
- If you experience any such side effects or have taken an overdose of this medicine, immediately reported to your treating doctor or nearby hospital.
Missed a Dose
- You should never miss a dose of the Lamitor OD 200 tablet.
- However, if you have missed any dose, take it as soon as you remember.
- If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule.
- Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: What is epilepsy?
Q: What is bipolar disorder?
Q: What is the use of the Lamitor OD 200 tablet?
Q: What time during the day should I take Lamitor OD 200?
Q: Can I take Lamitor OD 200 if I am taking other medicines?
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