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Was it necessarily Lamictal causing hives that went away four days after discontinuing use if you were taking Keflex for infection after minor surgery at the same time as the Lamictal?


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June 19, 2007 1:27AM

Though most patients handle Lamictal well, hives is one of the potential side-effects of Lamictal, and you should call your doctor immediately if you experience hives. You should not discontinue taking the medication without letting your doctors know. There can be other serious side-effects of quitting the medication cold-turkey. Although hives are associated with a reaction to Lamictal, there is always a possibility that they may have been caused by something else.