Lamictal DC (Lamotrigine)
What is Lamictal DC (Lamotrigine) used for?
This medication is manufactured in Turkey.
Lamictal DC (Lamotrigine) is an anticonvulsant prescribed to treat patients suffering from epilepsy. The medication operates by balancing levels of neurotransmitters in the brain to prevent seizures from occurring. This action may also make it useful for preventing depressive episodes in patients with bipolar disorder. Your doctor may prescribe it to treat other unlisted conditions, as well.
How should I use Lamictal DC (Lamotrigine)?
Lamictal DC (Lamotrigine) is normally taken once each day at a dosage of one tablet, but your particular dosage will be determined by your doctor after observing the severity of your symptoms. These doses should be swallowed whole with a large glass of water. Never split, crush, or chew the tablets before use as this may destroy or change the effects of their contents. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions about using the medicine to ensure the correct administration.
What are the side effects of Lamictal DC (Lamotrigine)?
The use of Lamictal DC (Lamotrigine) may cause side effects in some patients such as:
Tell your doctor immediately if you experience any symptoms that worry you or if more serious side effects occur including sensitive skin, flu symptoms, chest pain, skin rash, confusion, severe stomach pain, or increased frequency of seizures. These conditions may require emergency medical attention or adjustments to your treatment to prevent further complications from occurring.
Before using Lamictal DC (Lamotrigine), inform your doctor if you have Parkinson`s disease as this condition may cause complications during treatment.
Strictly use Lamictal DC (Lamotrigine) as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient`s health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
Lamictal DC (Lamotrigine) may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure your doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.