Category: Drug Info & Treatments

Lamictal (Lamotrigine) for Epilepsy Treatment

Lamictal (Lamotrigine) is a drug used in the treatment of epilepsy and bipolar affective disorders. The preparation can also be prescribed for the treatment of depression. Seizure medication Lamictal has a few undesirable effects and is well tolerated in most patients.

Common and Rare Side Effects for Lamictal (Lamotrigine)

What are the side effects of Lamictal? This question interests all patients with epilepsy and bipolar disorders. The information is divided into adverse reactions in patients with epilepsy and adverse reactions in patients with bipolar disorder. However, to consider the general safety of Lamictal (Lamotrigine), it is necessary to take into account the information of […]

What is Lamictal (Lamotrigine)?

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Lamictal (Lamotrigine) is a drug that belongs to the group of antiepileptic drugs (AED) with the main active substance – Lamotrigine. Lamotrigine is used for the nervous system normalization, cures seizures of epilepsy, convulsions and manifestations of the convulsive syndrome. Pharmaceutical Form and Components Lamictal is released in the form of tablets of a round form of white […]

Antiepileptic Lamictal Monotherapy: Goals, Results, Conclusion

Epilepsy is a common neurologic disease in which abnormal electrical discharges in the brain cause repeated seizures. Approximately 70% of patients with epilepsy take one antiepileptic drug that can prevent generalized or partial seizures – Lamictal (Lamotrigine). This review is applicable to patients with partial seizures (with or without secondary generalization) and patients with generalized […]

Lamictal (Lamotrigine): Questions & Answers

What is Lamictal? Lamictal is an anti-epileptic medication with an active substance lamotrigine, that belongs to anticonvulsants. What does Lamictal treat? Lamictal is used to treat bipolar disorder (manic depression) and prevent seizure disorders. How does Lamictal work? Lamotrigine – an active ingredient of Lamictal) stabilizes electrical activity in the brain and reduces the build-up of toxic […]

Lamictal (Lamotrigine) for Anxiety and Depression

What is Bipolar Depression? Bipolar depression is a mental illness characterized by atypical mood changes, energy swings and the ability to function. One more disorder name is manic-depressive psychosis. Unlike normal mood changes, with their ups and downs that are common to everyone, the symptoms of bipolar depression can lead to very serious consequences. They […]

Lamictal (Lamotrigine) Dosage Guide

Lamictal and other preparations of the lamotrigine group are recommended to be taken orally, with water, without chewing. Below you can read the guidelines on Lamictal dosages. Lamictal dosage for epileptic disorders as a monotherapy For patients over the age of 12 years: The initial Lamictal dosage is about 25 mg per day for 14 days; […]

Is Neurontin (Gabapentin) Capable to Cope with Neuropathic Pain?

Neuropathic pain is a kind of pain caused by damage to the nervous system, both peripheral and central. In the population, they occur in 1.5-2% of cases. There is a paradoxical situation: a person takes an anesthetic, but the pain does not pass. What Diseases often Cause Neuropathic Pain? First of all, it is diabetic polyneuropathy. […]

How To Take Neurontin (Gabapentin) Correctly?

Gabapentin is a potent antiepileptic medication and you must know how to take gabapentin correctly in order to avoid negative consequence and reach the desired result. The drug is taken orally. Swallow the capsule and drink a glass a water. Continue taking the drug until your doctor cancels the treatment. The use of gabapentin is […]

What Is Gabapentin (Neurontin) and Where Is It Used?

Gabapentin (Neurontin) is an anticonvulsant and antiepileptic drug used to prevent and control seizures. The drug received its name from the active component – gabapentin, which determines the mechanism of action of the drug. The effect of this substance differs from the action of drugs that interact with GABA receptors (eg, barbirurates, valproic acid). Gabapentin […]