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A 45-year-old member asked:

How long does it take for lamotrigine to begin working?

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Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
Neurology 36 years experience
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 - 100 mg/day). Others require higher doses for a therapeutic effect (300 - 500 mg/day).
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