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Brand name: Lamotrigine (Generic Health) TM

Active ingredients: lamotrigine

What it is used for

Lamotrigine dispersible tablets are indicated for the treatment of: Partial and generalised seizures in adults and children. There is extensive experience with Lamotrigine Generic Health use initially as add-on therapy. Lamotrigine Generic Health has also been found to be effective as monotherapy following withdrawal of concomitant antiepileptic drugs. Initial monotherapy in newly diagnosed paediatric patients is not recommended. (see Actions, Clinical trials.)

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Oral
  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Protect from Moisture
  • Protect from Light
  • Lifetime is 3 Years.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

White to off white, round, flat faced bevelled edge tablets, plain on both sides.

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Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient lamotrigine

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

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  • Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)
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