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Drug information on Lamitor -DT (5 mg) (Lamotrigine) from Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Lamitor -DT (5 mg)

Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Generic : Lamotrigine
10 Tablets

Drug Name : Lamotrigine

Lamotrigine(Lamictal ) generic Lamitor -DT (5 mg) is an anticonvulsant agent, prescribed for epilepsy and bipolar disorder either alone or combined with other medications. In epilepsy it is used for partial seizures, primary generalized tonic-clonic seizures, and generalized seizures of Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. It stabilizes electrical activity in the brain.
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Medical Condition(s) for which Lamitor -DT (5 mg) may be prescribed

Side effects of Lamitor -DT (5 mg)

  Most Common: Adult: Rash, dizziness, headache, lack of coordination, nausea, vomiting, blurred vision, drowsiness, and nose inflammation.

Children: Vomiting, infection, fever, accidental injury, inflammation of pharynx, abdominal pain and tremor.

  Body as Whole: Fever, abdominal pain and neck pain.

  Gastrointestinal: Diarrhea, indigestion, constipation and loss of appetite.

  Musculoskeletal: Joint/muscle pain.

  Eye: Double vision.

  Genitourinary: Painful menstruation, inflammation of vagina and absence of menstrual period.

  Potentially Fatal: Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

The dose varies depending on the age of the patient and whether he/she takes any other medications for seizures.

How to use Lamitor -DT (5 mg)?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth. It is usually taken once or twice a day with or without food.

When is Lamitor -DT (5 mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)


Warnings and Precautions for Lamitor -DT (5 mg)

Patient may develop Multiorgan Hypersensitivity Reactions, Organ Failure, suicidal thoughts with symptoms of panic attacks, agitation or restlessness, new or worsening irritability, anxiety, depression, acting on dangerous impulses, difficulty falling or staying asleep, aggressive, angry, or violent behavior, if it so, consult with your healthcare provider immediately.

• It may make you drowsy. Do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

• Avoid abrupt withdrawal unless severe skin reactions have developed.

• Monitor body weight of patients (especially children) who are taking this medication.

• It may cause liver or kidney damage.

• Caution needed for elderly, liver or kidney impairment, Parkinson’s disease, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Other Precautions for Lamitor -DT (5 mg)

Patient may develop with life threatening allergic reactions.
It could cause decrease in blood counts.

Storage Conditions for Lamitor -DT (5 mg)

Oral: Store below 30°C. Store it at room temperature. Keep this medication in an airtight container, and out of reach of children.

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