Trade name: Lamitor OD
Strength: 200 mg
Active ingredient: Lamotrigine
Category: Anticonvulsant or antiepileptic drug
Pregnancy category: Lamotrigine belongs to US FDA pregnancy category C (Risk cannot be ruled out).
Uses: Lamitor OD 200 mg tablet is used alone or with other medications to treat seizures in epileptic patients. It may also be used to help prevent depression, mania and mood swings in patients with bipolar disorder.
How to use: Take Lamitor OD 200 mg tablet by mouth with or without food as directed by your doctor. You need to take the medication for long period and take regularly at the same time so that you do not forget the dose.
Side Effects: Dizziness, drowsiness, headache, weakness, blurred vision or double vision, loss of coordination, shaking, nausea and vomiting, upset stomach, constipation, diarrhea, painful menstrual periods
Dosage: As directed by your doctor. Dosage is based on your medical condition, response to treatment.
Written by: : www.healthplus24.com team
Date last updated: March 27th, 2016
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