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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
Can lamictal be taken as (1) 50mg tablet in the am and (1) 50 mg tablet in the pm..rather than all at once?
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
Lamictal: needs to be slowly titrated to minimise the risk of Steven's Johnson Syndrome and other life threatening rashes (Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis) One typically adds 25 mg every 10 days to 2 weeks so it may take a 2-3 months to get up to a therapeutic level for management of Epilepsy or Mania. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Either...: Lamictal can be taken at either time, whichever feels right for you. If it tends to make you drowsy , take it in the evening or at bedtime. If it seems to make it difficult to sleep or if it seems to give you a bit of a lift, then take it in the morning. Don't be afraid to experiment with what is the best time for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I typically take 200 mg of lamictal in the a.M. And 300 mg at night. I just accidentally took my evening dose. What should I do?
Tonight: Take your morning dose of 200 mg rather than 300mg the tomorrow go back to your regular dosing schedule. ...Read more
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