- What is lamotrigine, and how does it work (mechanism of action)?
- What brand names are available for lamotrigine?
- Is lamotrigine available as a generic drug?
- Do I need a prescription for lamotrigine?
- What are the side effects of lamotrigine?
- What is the dosage for lamotrigine?
- Which drugs or supplements interact with lamotrigine?
- Is lamotrigine safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
- What else should I know about lamotrigine?
Is lamotrigine safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
Use of lamotrigine during pregnancy has not been adequately evaluated.
Lamotrigine is secreted into human breast milk. Because the effects on the infant are unknown, breastfeeding while taking lamotrigine is not recommended.
What else should I know about lamotrigine?
What preparations of lamotrigine are available?
- Tablets: 25, 100, 150, and 200 mg.
- Tablets, chewable (CD): 2, 5, and 25 mg.
- Tablets, orally disintegrating (ODT): 25, 50, 100, and 200 mg.
- Tablets, extended release (XR): 25, 50, 100, 200, 250, and300 mg.
How should I keep lamotrigine stored?
Tablets should be stored at room temperature, between 15 C - 30 C (59 F - 86 F).
Reference: FDA Prescribing Information
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