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A 28-year-old male asked:

Why do you have to take lamictal 12 hours apart? i i took 100 mg lamictal 3 1/2 hours after dosage time. when can i take the evening dose?

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Dr. Mohammad Ashori
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Nausea: If you are taking it for mood the main reason we divide it up is because a single dose can cause nausea or other benign medication side effects. Even if taken a few hours apart it's fine.
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