A 38-year-old member asked:
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is there an alternative to lamictal?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Yes: Lamictal is primarily an anti-epileptic drug which is also utilized in psychiatry. Numerous other drugs exist within this class, and if you are taking the drug and it seems ineffective or adverse events are present, your doctor could easiiy change to another medication.
Answered on Sep 6, 2017
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Lamictal: Several anti-seizure & mood-stabilizing medications exist, depending on what is being treated, such as Topamax, (topiramate) Trileptal, Gabitril, Depakote, Tegretol, etc.
Answered on Aug 1, 2017

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