Lamitor DT (Lamotrigine)
What is Lamitor DT (Lamotrigine) used for?
Lamitor DT (Lamotrigine) is an oral anti-epileptic medication prescribed to treat patients suffering from epilepsy. It operates by regulating electrical impulses in the brain that cause seizures. Your physician may also prescribe it to treat other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Lamitor DT (Lamotrigine)?
Always use Lamitor DT (Lamotrigine) according to your physician's instructions to get the most effective results from treatment. The typical dosage is one tablet administered once daily, but your particular directions will depend on your health condition and the severity of your symptoms. Swallow the doses whole and unaltered with a large glass of water. They may be taken with or without food, but a meal or snack is recommended prior to use if you experience nausea. Do not split or crush the tablets to avoid destroying or changing the effects of their contents.
What are the side effects of Lamitor DT (Lamotrigine)?
Side effects that may occur while using Lamitor DT (Lamotrigine) include:
Serious side effects that may require emergency medical attention are pale or sensitive skin, chest pain, irregular heartbeats, easier bruising, swollen glands, deterioration of seizures symptoms, intense stomach pain, discolored stools, jaundice, or any sign of a skin rash no matter how mild. Inform your physician as soon as you experience any symptoms that worry you to make sure the necessary alterations are made to your dosage or application frequency to prevent more problems from occurring.
Do not begin using Lamitor DT (Lamotrigine) if you are allergic to lamotrigine or if you have had a bad reaction to similar treatments in the past. Also inform your physician if you have Parkinson's disease, a history of allergic reactions to antiepileptic medications, kidney failure, or decreased liver function as these conditions may cause unexpected complications during treatment.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Lamitor DT (). 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 an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.