What It’s Like To Live With Epilepsy | My Story

“At first, it was scary to go out alone: how I live with epilepsy… and suffer from the side effects of drugs.” This text was written by a member of the Epilepsy Foundation support group. We carefully edited the story and formatted it according to editorial standards. “Oh dear, you passed out…” This is what […]

Epilepsy in Adults: Causes and Treatments

Epilepsy is a chronic disease associated with impaired activity of the cells of the cerebral cortex. Normally, nerve cells (neurons) transmit signals using small electrical impulses. During epilepsy, the normal processes of regulating the power of electrical impulses and the processes of their transfer between neurons are disrupted. As a result, a very strong electrical […]

FAQs about Epilesy

Is Epilepsy a Mental Disorder? Epilepsy is not a mental disorder. Indeed, several decades ago there was a belief that epilepsy treatment is the prerogative of psychiatrists. And even earlier there was an opinion that epilepsy is one of the forms of insanity. Patients who had such kind of seizures were placed in hospitals for […]

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)?

[banner name=”Lamictal” price=”1.07″ url=”” dosages=”25mg,50mg,100mg,200mg” pills=”30pills,60pills,90pills,120pills,180pills,360pills”] 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 […]

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; […]