Lamitor DT (Lamotrigine)
What is Lamitor DT (Lamotrigine) used for?
Lamitor DT (Lamotrigine) is a type of medication known as an anticonvulsant, which is used to treat seizures in patients who have epilepsy. It can help to control and prevent the occurrence of seizures by helping to restore the natural equilibrium of natural substances in the brain. This drug is also used to prevent severe mood swings in adult patients suffering from bipolar disorder.
How should I use Lamitor DT (Lamotrigine)?
Lamitor DT (Lamotrigine) comes in the form of tablets, which should be taken by mouth. The exact dosage varies for each patient, depending on a number of factors, such as the patient's age, weight and other medication being taken. Your physician will determine the correct dosage for you, and you must only take the amount prescribed by your physician. You should not stop taking this medication without first consulting your physician, and patients who have ceased taking this medication should also not restart taking it without seeing their physician.
What are the side effects of Lamitor DT (Lamotrigine)?
Side effects of Lamitor DT (Lamotrigine) include:
If you experience seizures, light sensitivity, fainting or any other side effects, you should consult your physician immediately.
This drug may cause serious rashes, which require immediate medical attention, as they can cause death. Certain medications such as valoroic acid and divalproex can increase the risk of this occurring. Immediately seek medical attention if you notice signs of a rash at any time.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Lamitor DT (Lamotrigine). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.