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Answered 2011-01-22 18:26:47

Yes. It is the generic name for Lamictal.

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What is lamictal?

Lamictal or lamotrigine is used as an anti-convulsant in cases of epilepsy, and also in the treatment of bipolar disorder. Lamictal is the commercial name for the drug Lamotrigine. It is used in the treatment of epilepsy and bi-polar disorder.


Is chewable lamotrigine the same as tablets?

this the lamotrigine and the lamictal the same


What type of medication is lamictal?

Lamictal is an anti-seizure med, but is also used for bipolar disorder. generic name: lamotrigine


What interacts with lamotrigine?

how will doctor switch you from lamictal to lithium


Is lamictal an maoi?

Lamictal (lamotrigine) is thought to work by blocking sodium channels, not by inhibiting monoamine oxidase.


Is lamactil an ssri?

Lamictal (lamotrigine) is not an SSRI. It is an anti-convulsant.


What seizure medication show up as pcp?

Lamictal (lamotrigine). Link attached.


Does lamictal contain opiates?

No. Lamictal (and I'm using a quote from healthline.com) "is an anti-epileptic medication, also called an anticonvulsant. Lamotrigine (aka Lamictal) is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat seizures in adults and children who are at least 2 years old. Lamotrigine is also used to delay mood episodes in adults with bipolar disorder." Opiates strictly deal with nerves, and are not meant to treat seizures or bipolar disorder.


How does lamictal work for seizure control?

Lamotrigine is a member of the sodium channel blocking class of antiepileptic drugs.


Can you take lamictol with suboxone?

Yes! My doctor at rehab proscribed me on 50 mg of Lamictal (lamotrigine) and 24 mg of Suboxone.


How much does lamotrigine lamictal deplete folate Are there any studies measuring folate levels while taking lamotrigine?

I read on a website called "psychobabble" that between 1.4 and 5.4 mg of folate (in the form of l-methylfolate, or metafolin) are recommended to combat both Lamictal's depletion of folate, and the memory/cognitive loss Lamictal sometimes causes. Another site said 1mg folate per 100mg Lamictal.


What is lamotrigine and side effects with this?

LAMOTRIGINELAMOTRIGINE IS THE generic name for LAMICTAL. It is classified as an ANTICONVULSANT and is prescribed for: adult epilepsy, different types of seizures, bipolar disorder, and for infants and children with LENNOX-GASTAUT SYNDROME. Most common side effects are: headache, dizziness, nausea, weakness, runny nose, & double or blurred vision. ALSO, if a rash develops, SEE YOUR DOCTOR IMMEDIATELY. >>


Does lamictal affect Depo-Provera?

There are no known drug interactions between Lamictal and Depo Provera


Best way to stop lamictal?

There is no known antidote for Lamictal so the best way to stop it is to stop taking it.


How to Manage Your Bipolar ?

Those suffering from bipolar disorder may require medicinal treatment. One such treatment option is Lamictal (lamotrigine), a well-known antipsychotic. Once used to treat certain types of seizures, Lamictal had been found to treat mood disorders, including bipolar disorder. It works to lengthen the time between extreme highs and lows that a bipolar individual can experience.


Is lamotrigine a maoi?

No - Lamotrigine (Brand name Lamictal) is in a class of mood stabilizers. It's also used for epilepsy treatment. It has no MAO inhibitor effect. Lamotrigine has been shown to be a reversible inhibitor of MAO-A (Ki=15 uM) and MAO-B (Ki = 18 uM). MAO inhibition is possible at doses of 100-200mg/day and this could be a mechanism for the serotonin increases seen with lamotrigine treatment. The binding to the enzyme seems to be very reversible, that is, other MAO substrates can readily displace it. To the best of my knowledge, it lacks any clinically relevant interactions that are normally seen with MAOIs.


What are the side affects of lamotrigine?

side effects of lamotrigine (Lamictal) Steven-Johnson syndrome, toxic epidermal necrolysis, headache, dizziness, insomnia, acne, nightmares/night sweats, body cramping and aches, dry mouth, fatigue, hair and weight loss, irritability, frequent urination, nausea but if i was you i would ask about another medication


Does Lamitrogine Lamictal Cause Hair Loss?

Lamotrigine or Lamictal is an anti-convulsant drug used to treat epilepsy. Although many people taking this medication may not experience hair loss, it is a potential side effect of this drug. Some other side effects of this drug are dizziness, headache, blurred vision, nausea, and a rash.


Is lamotrigine toxic to dogs?

can lamotrigine be used for dogs with seizures?


Does Lamictal affect serum HCG results?

No. There is no known correlation between the two.


Is Lamictal Poisonous to dogs?

what are Lamictal poisonous? ):


Can you take fioricet with lamictal?

lamictal with fioricet


What medications are used to treat partial seizures?

Neurontin (gabapentin), Lamictal (lamotrigine), and topiramate (Topamax).treat adults who have partial seizures or partial and grand mal seizures. Another new medication called Levetiracetam (Keppra) has been approved.


Can you take loracet with lamictal?

Yes, no known drug interactions with hydrocodone "aka lorcet."


Can you take Claritin and lamictal?

Yes. There are no known interactions between those two drugs.


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