Lamitor OD 50 Tablet SR

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Lamitor OD 50 Tablet SR


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MANUFACTURER

Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd

SALT COMPOSITION

Lamotrigine (50mg)

INTRODUCTION OF LAMITOR TABLET SR

Lamitor OD 50 Tablet SR is a prescription medicine used to control and prevent epilepsy (seizures), mania, and bipolar disorder. It is also used alone or in combination with other similar medicines to treat neuropathic pain.

Lamitor OD 50 Tablet SR controls seizure by decreasing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain. It is taken by mouth and may be used empty stomach or along with food. However, it is advisable to take it at the same time each day as this helps to maintain consistent level of medicine in the body. If you have missed a dose, take it as soon as you remember it and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. You should always consult doctor before stopping this medicine as it may increase the seizure frequency. If you are suffering from any heart disease than it is important to inform doctor before taking this medicine. Some common side effects of this medicine includes headache, vomiting, dryness in mouth, insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), and blurred or double vision. It may also cause dizziness and sleepiness, do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. This medicine may also cause weight loss in some, consult a dietitian for dietary supplement or try to increase your food portion. It is important to inform doctor if you develop any unusual changes in mood or behavior, new or worsening depression, or suicidal thoughts. In case you develop any skin rashes after taking this medicine than consult with doctor as soon as possible.

USES OF LAMITOR TABLET SR

  • Epilepsy/Seizures
  • Bipolar disoder

LAMITOR TABLET SR SIDE EFFECTS

Common
  • Skin rash
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Sleepiness
  • Dizziness
  • Back pain
  • Abdominal pain
  • Blurred vision
  • Double vision
  • Coordination impaired
  • Nasal congestion
  • Infection

HOW TO USE LAMITOR TABLET SR

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Lamitor OD 50 Tablet SR may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

HOW LAMITOR TABLET SR WORKS

Lamitor OD 50 Tablet SR is an antiepileptic medication. It controls seizures or fits by decreasing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

LAMITOR TABLET SR RELATED WARNINGS

warnings Alcohol
Lamitor OD 50 Tablet SR may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol
warnings Pregnancy
Lamitor OD 50 Tablet SR may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
warnings Lactation
Lamitor OD 50 Tablet SR is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Monitor the baby for rash, sleepiness or poor sucking. Also, get the platelet count and liver function test done periodically.
warnings Driving
Lamitor OD 50 Tablet SR may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Lamitor OD 50 Tablet SR can cause dizziness and double vision. This may affect your ability to drive.
warnings Kidney
Lamitor OD 50 Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lamitor OD 50 Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
warnings Liver
Lamitor OD 50 Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lamitor OD 50 Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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