Parma Heights, OH
A 24-year-old female asked:
I take meclizine 25mg twice a day and lamotrigine 100mg twice a day for focal seizures. have been on lamotrigine for less than a year. is it ok to drink small amount of alcohol..on a rare basis..like one beer for example?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Neurology 54 years experience
Alcohol moderation, such as "one beer" would likely be safe, but high amounts could be deleterious. To be extra safe, recommend checking a lamotrigine blood level, and adjust dosing if necessary to maintain a therapeutic level.
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Last updated Mar 11, 2021
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