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Can lamictal cause you to have altered brain waves while sleeping?
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Dr. Carlo Hatem
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
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In brief: Yes
Lamictal affects the structure of sleep and this is manifested by a change in the frequency and duration of brain waves of certain type.

In brief: Yes
Lamictal affects the structure of sleep and this is manifested by a change in the frequency and duration of brain waves of certain type.
Dr. Carlo Hatem
Dr. Carlo Hatem
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Dr. Christopher Wilson
Internal Medicine - Sleep Medicine
In brief: Yes but
Lamotrigine may alter your brainwaves during sleep but it is rarely clinically significant = it shouldn't matter.

In brief: Yes but
Lamotrigine may alter your brainwaves during sleep but it is rarely clinically significant = it shouldn't matter.
Dr. Christopher Wilson
Dr. Christopher Wilson
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