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Out of work in a cost cutting measure -considering switching from brand lamictal to generic lamortigine...Has any one had problems with generics?
Try the generic: I personally have not had patients have problems with the generic for lamictal, lamotrigine. The good thing is that you know how you should be feeling on the brand; if you don't think you feel the same, then you can switch back if necessary. Good luck and let us know how it goes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Anticonvulsant: Lamictal (lamotrigine) is a sodium channel blocker acting on the central nervous system. This reduces transmission of electrical discharges in the brain to reduce seizure propagation. This drug also is a mood stabilizer useful in bipolar disorder. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer