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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Lamictal: Is a mood stabilizers that helps with mood swings.
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A female asked:
Dr. Sylvie Stacy
9 years experience in Preventive Medicine
Not usually: It is very rare that lamotrigine would cause increased sensitivity to the sun. That said, though, it's important to limit direct exposure to the sun a ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience in Internal Medicine
Potentially bad.: Most cases reporting lamotrigine exposures observed mild or no toxicity; however, large exposures were associated with severe CNS depression, seizures ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Potent drug : Lamotrigine is employed to treat psychiatric problems, and epilepsy. It is one of many meds that can help multiple patients with these issues.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
33 years experience in Neurology
1 month: In reality, it depends upon the situation. Is the person taking Lamotrigine as mono or poly (add-on) therapy. Some people respond to low doses (50 - ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
13 years experience in Neurology
200 mg daily: The typical dose of Lamotrigine (lamictal) for bipolar disorder maintenance therapy is 200 mg daily. Individual variability is always a factor, so low ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Lamictal: What mg. is the dose?
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: Do not double it
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
30 years experience in General Practice
Side effects/allergy: Although rare, allergic reactions have occurred with lamotrigine: watch for rash, fever; swollen glands; painful sores in or around your eyes or mout ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience in Internal Medicine
Generic equivalents: There is some controversy about the differences between brand name prescription medications and their generic equivalents. For most medications there ... Read More
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