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Can Lamotrigine cause birth defects during pregnancy.

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Dr. Patrick Connor
Emergency Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: It is safe

At normal human doses it is safe.

In brief: It is safe

At normal human doses it is safe.
Dr. Patrick Connor
Dr. Patrick Connor
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Dr. Carrie Giordano
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Small risks

Lamotrigine is considered one of the 'safer' drugs in it's class for use during pregnancy, although it is still considered a Pregnancy Class C drug, warranting cautious use.
There have been studies showing a slightly increased risk of neonatal cleft lip/palate with first trimester use, especially at high doses.

In brief: Small risks

Lamotrigine is considered one of the 'safer' drugs in it's class for use during pregnancy, although it is still considered a Pregnancy Class C drug, warranting cautious use.
There have been studies showing a slightly increased risk of neonatal cleft lip/palate with first trimester use, especially at high doses.
Dr. Carrie Giordano
Dr. Carrie Giordano
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