Lamictal Dispersible (Lamotrigine): for depression and anxiety

Drug Information: Indications, Side Effects, Warnings

Category:  Mental Disorders, Anticonvulsants

Generic Lamictal Dispersible is used for treating certain types of seizures.Lamictal Dispersible 50mg

Pharmacological group: antiepileptics

Nosological classification (ICD-10):

F31 Bipolar affective disorder
G40.1 localized (focal) (partial) symptomatic epilepsy and epileptic syndromes with simple partial seizures
G40.3 Generalized idiopathic epilepsy and epileptic syndromes
Seizures unspecified G40.6
Small seizures G40.7

Where to buy Generic Lamictal Dispersible (Lamotrigine)?

The drug is sold in any drugstore. In addition, you can order Generic Lamictal Dispersible online.

Do I need a prescription?

Yes, you need a prescription for Generic Lamictal Dispersible (Lamotrigine). However, some online stores can sell the drug without a prescription.

How can I buy Generic Lamictal Dispersible (Lamotrigine) cheaper?

You can use a coupon or discount cards. Sometimes sales are at a pharmacy.

Soluble tablets / chewing.

Table 1:
lamotrigine 5 mg, 25 mg, 100 mg
Other ingredients: calcium carbonate; low-substituted hydroxypropyl cellulose; aluminum magnesium silicate; sodium starch glycolate type A; Povidone K30; sodium saccharin; blackcurrant flavor 500.009 / AP 0551; magnesium stearate

Tablets are white or almost white; Tablets with the smell of black currant.

Indications for use

The partial and generalized seizures, including tonic-clonic and associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (adults and children), bipolar disorders in adults older than 18 years with predominantly depressive phases.

Side effects

For graduation side effects used WHO classification:

Skin and subcutaneous tissue: often — skin rash, mostly maculopapular nature; rarely — exudative erythema multiforme (including Stevens-Johnson syndrome), toxic epidermal necrolysis (Lyell’s syndrome).

In rare cases:

— May develop severe skin reactions in some patients may remain scars.
— Are potentially life-threatening conditions such as Stevens-Johnson syndrome and Lyell.

On the part of the blood and lymphatic system: rarely — neutropenia, leukopenia, anemia, thrombocytopenia, pancytopenia, aplastic anemia, agranulocytosis.

Hematologic abnormalities may be associated and not associated with hypersensitivity syndrome and DIC syndrome.

Very rarely:

Immune system: rarely — hypersensitivity syndrome with symptoms such as fever, lymphadenopathy, facial edema, hematologic abnormalities, liver damage, DIC syndrome, multiple organ failure.

— Fever and lymphadenopathy may occur without a skin rash.

Skin rashes are part of a hypersensitivity syndrome. The severity can be different, in rare cases develop multiple organ failure syndrome and DIC.

CNS: often — irritability, anxiety, headache, fatigue, drowsiness, insomnia, vertigo, imbalance, tremors, nystagmus, ataxia.

Sometimes, — aggression.

Rarely — tics, hallucinations, confusion, agitation, impaired balance, movement disorders, extrapyramidal disorders, choreoathetosis, increased seizures.

From the side view: often — diplopia, blurred vision, conjunctivitis.

From the digestive system: often — dysfunction of the gastrointestinal tract, including nausea, vomiting and diarrhea; rarely — increased rates of liver function tests, hepatic dysfunction, hepatic failure.

From the musculoskeletal system: often — arthralgia, back pain; rarely — lupus-like syndrome.

Other: There is a withdrawal; rhabdomyolysis, multiorgan dysfunction, disseminated intravascular coagulation — sometimes with fatal consequences.

Overdose

Symptoms: dizziness, headache, drowsiness, vomiting, nystagmus, ataxia, impaired consciousness, coma.

Treatment: gastric lavage, detoxification therapy.

During treatment, the patient should refrain from activities potentially hazardous activities, that require high concentration and speed of psychomotor reactions.

Storage conditions of the preparation:

The temperature is not above 30 ° C.

Keep out of the reach of children.